When did ErgoXS actually start?
“There’s some ambiguity about that, but it seems that the umbrella company was founded in the 1950s when it still manufactured play equipment such as go-karts. It was called Smit Stalen Meubels back then. The Oei family took over the company in 1977 and changed the name to Score. From that moment on it has mainly specialised in work chairs. Mr Oei was technically inclined. A very smart product developer with apparent foresight, because Score is still focused on this very same branch.”