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Toronto named the second best future-proof North American city

Toronto is known for its quality of life, job opportunities and diversity. This and comprehensive immigration system makes Toronto a desired destination for talent from around the world. Recent reports have suggested that thanks to its massive growth, favourable...

Give your employees a reason to return to the office

Give your employees a reason to return to the office

Advancement in many sectors including science and technology is helping us manage the current pandemic better than previous ones. According to this report, 83% of employers say that remote work was successful. This is a 10% increase over the 2020 survey. At the same...

Sitting vs standing: How many calories do you burn?

Sitting vs standing: How many calories do you burn?

Among the many great human achievements is one that is not very flattering. We have become the most sedentary people to ever live on this planet. Our sedentary lifestyle is a major driver of deadly diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, which have risen...

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From design concept to installation in 3 weeks

From design concept to installation in 3 weeks

This project was originally brought to us due to sticker shock. The millworker would have charged over $15,000 to build the counters for a service area. The designer on this project asked the Würk dealer if they could come up with something more cost-effective. The...

Würk Storage is built and sourced locally

Würk Storage is built and sourced locally

Storage furniture is one of the main components in an office environment. While we endeavor to go paperless, there is still a long way to go before we will achieve this on 100%. Until then, Würk will continue to manufacture quality office storage units that are...

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Adapt

Businesses around the world are facing the biggest challenge they have probably ever faced. Some are fighting to survive, some were lucky to be at the right time in the right place and others reacted quickly and found a way how to transform and adapt. We want to be...

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3D Printed Masks For Our Front Line Workers

3D Printed Masks For Our Front Line Workers

Würk Furniture uses 3D printers to make top-of-the-line reusable masks for front-line workers in the furniture industry and had the pleasure to make masks for News Talk 1010. We produce for factory workers, furniture installers, furniture dealers and anyone who is in...

Electronic locks for office furniture

Electronic locks for office furniture

Security and convenience are always going head-to-head and quite often you're sacrificing one for the other. Not so however with Würk office furniture electronic locks! Electronic locks can be ordered on any one of our office furniture storage units, or can be...

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Toronto named the second best future-proof North American city

Toronto is known for its quality of life, job opportunities and diversity. This and comprehensive immigration system makes Toronto a desired destination for talent from around the world. Recent reports have suggested that thanks to its massive growth, favourable...

Give your employees a reason to return to the office

Give your employees a reason to return to the office

Advancement in many sectors including science and technology is helping us manage the current pandemic better than previous ones. According to this report, 83% of employers say that remote work was successful. This is a 10% increase over the 2020 survey. At the same...

Sitting vs standing: How many calories do you burn?

Sitting vs standing: How many calories do you burn?

Among the many great human achievements is one that is not very flattering. We have become the most sedentary people to ever live on this planet. Our sedentary lifestyle is a major driver of deadly diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, which have risen...

Stay inspired from the right sources

Stay inspired from the right sources

Less human contact means less distraction, but it can also mean a decline in motivation. Humans need the influence of others to grow and thrive. Therefore, depending on your personality and what you get your energy from, your productivity may be affected due to not...

Are you finding it harder to get things done? You are not alone.

Are you finding it harder to get things done? You are not alone.

It will be one year since we have been in and out of lockdown with restricted movement, unable to interact face-to-face with people we used to. While human beings have the amazing ability to adapt and we have been in the history of humankind through worse, it doesn’t...

It’s easier to claim home office expenses due to COVID-19

It’s easier to claim home office expenses due to COVID-19

Earlier last year, the government made it easier to claim your 2020 home office expenses. And in November, the CRA stated that it will allow employees, who worked from home last year, to claim up to $400 in employment expenses. Prior to the pandemic, in order to...

5 Predictions for the future of work

5 Predictions for the future of work

We have found ourselves in the middle of a global transformation like never before. Things are changing rapidly and it’s getting harder to imagine what the world will look like in one year, let alone in five years. As we are approaching the first anniversary of the...

5 Tips for mastering video calls

5 Tips for mastering video calls

When most of our interactions are happening on Skype, Zoom, or Teams, it is now more important than ever to stick to video conferencing etiquette. While working from home or collaborating with remote members of the team, the closest interaction you'll have with your...

The human body was never designed for a sedentary position

The human body was never designed for a sedentary position

For generations, the human body has evolved to support human needs. From collecting fruits, catching prey, to walking long distances and building houses. It is only last two decades that light activity jobs (mainly sitting at the desk) prevailed over the high activity...