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Updated: 07/06/2012 3:57:00 PM
Sourcing component products from domestic suppliers, using domestic labor and our sustainable wood materials, gives furniture, cabinet, millwork, and other wood product manufacturers some excellent competitive advantages.
Updated: 03/07/2012 5:49:00 AM
For the full fiscal years ended December 31, 2011, 2010 and 2009, American Furniture had net sales of approximately $105.3 million, $136.9 million and $142.0 million and operating income (loss) of ($35.2 million), ($37.1 million) and $6.5 million, respectively. American Furniture had total assets of $30.0 million, $78.3 million and $115.8 million at December 31, 2011, 2010 and 2009, respectively.
By Karen Koenig | Updated: 02/07/2012 11:41:00 PM
Representatives from the cabinet, residential furniture, office furniture, architectural woodworking, store fixture, components, panel and equipment industries share their projections.
By Karen Koenig | Updated: 02/07/2012 10:47:00 AM
Following a “rollercoaster” 2011, the components industry is forecasting moderate to good sales growth for 2012, from 3 to 10 percent or more, according to member surveys by the Wood Component Manufacturers Assn. (WCMA) and the Wood Products Manufacturers Assn. (WPMA).
By Karen Koenig | Updated: 02/07/2012 10:35:00 AM
2012 shipments from U.S. based manufacturers are projected to reach $9.3 billion to $9.5 billion, down slightly from anticipated 2011 figures of $9.5 billion in sales, according to the Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Assn.
By Karen Koenig | Updated: 02/07/2012 10:26:00 AM
Building on the modest growth seen in 2011, analysts are predicting 3.5 percent growth for residential furnishings for 2012, said Andy Counts, CEO of the American Home Furnishings Alliance.
By Karen Koenig | Updated: 02/07/2012 9:58:00 AM
Overall, sales expectations for the architectural woodworking industry look to “mimic” 2011, with some sectors performing better than others, according to the Architectural Woodwork Institute.