Robert (Bob) Propst (? - 2000) was the inventor of the Action Office which evolved into the cubicle office furniture system.
Robert Propst was from Colorado and worked for Herman Miller (Research) in Zeeland, Michigan.
Propst's work has been exhibited at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Henry Ford Museum. Propst's 120 inventions include: a vertical timber harvester, a quality control system for concrete, an electronic tagging system for livestock, a mobile office for a quadriplegic, and modular systems for use in hospitals.
In 1953 he formed Propst Co. in Denver to commercialise his inventions.
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