Bassett wins AHFA 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Wyatt P.E. Bassett, CEO of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company in Galax, Va., received the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Distinguished Service Award during the organization’s 2021 Annual Meeting and CEO Conference in Colorado Springs in November.

New bio-based foam is made from wood

Stora Enso is extending its packaging offering with a new portfolio of bio-based foams made from wood. The Stockholm, Sweden-based company said the products are fully recyclable and can be used for protective and thermal packaging. 

Ashley Furniture donates $144K to school robotics programs

ARCADIA, Wis. — Ashley Furniture Industries awarded more than $144,000 to enhance robotics education at local schools located near Ashley’s advanced manufacturing facilities throughout the country. Funds were awarded to schools based on their overall strategy for incorporating robotics into the K-12 classroom curriculum or extra-curricular competition programs.