Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Steelcase produces office furniture, architectural and technology products for office environments and the education, health care and retail industries. It has facilities, offices, and factories in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and Africa.
The company disclosed in an 8-K form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) the ransomware attack took place October 22: “On October 22, 2020, Steelcase Inc. (the “Company”) detected a cyberattack on its information technology systems. The Company promptly implemented a series of containment measures to address this situation including temporarily shutting down the affected systems and related operations.”