Best Office Equipment & Supplies: Tallgrass Business Resources


“Tallgrass’ status as the CBJ’s lone Hall of Fame member in the Office Furniture category is testament to our desire and capacity to fulfill every office-related need,” says Dave Parsons, vice president for the multi-generational firm with roots stretching back to 1917. “Our biggest accomplishment last year was to advance one year closer to our 100th anniversary in 2020 by being really good at doing what we do.”

The firm’s full name, Tallgrass Business Resources, reflects the company’s growth in Iowa’s tallgrass prairie region and the breadth of its products and services, which include office furnishings sold from showrooms in three locations, office supplies, promotional products, interior design and facilities management. Tallgrass also emphasizes sustainability by reselling or recycling used office furniture and panel systems replaced by customers.

Sales of promotional products, breakroom supplies and janitorial supplies also continue to increase significantly as more and more businesses find it cost-effective and convenient to source from a single supplier.

– Emery Styron

1st Runner Up: Staples

2nd Runner Up: Office Express