FDMC 300 category leaders still growing
October 1, 2021 | 8:47 am CDT
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Companies in the FDMC 300 have posted nine straight years of sales expansion.

Despite an unprecedented international pandemic, the largest producers of cabinets, contract and residential furniture, millwork, and store fixtures that make up the FDMC 300 list managed to show gains.

This marks the 35th year of the FDMC 300 list. This year’s numbers are based on 2020 sales figures, showing these companies’ combined sales reached $57.883 billion. That represents a slight gain of 1.25 percent over the previous year.

That also marks the ninth consecutive year of sales expansion for the FDMC 300 list of companies.

Here’s how the top five companies in each of the major product categories ranked. The ranking number below reflects their standing within their category. Their FDMC 300 ranking is in parenthesis. Asterisk (*) sales figures are estimates. For the complete listing of the FDMC 300 visit: https://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/fdmc-300.

CABINETS
1. MasterBrand Cabinets (6)

Main location: Jasper, IN; Divisions: Aristokraft, Decora, Diamond, Dynasty, HomeCrest, Kemper, KitchenCraft, Norcraft, Omega, Schrock, WoodCrafters; Annual sales: $2.418 billion* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 16 -- Talladega, AL; Waterloo, IA; Arthur, IL; Ferdinand, Goshen, Huntingburg, Jasper (2), Kinston, NC; Grants Pass, OR; Weslaco, TX; Winnipeg, MB; Valle Hermoso, Reynosa, Rio Bravo, Gomez Palacio, Mexico; and six Norcraft locations.; Square footage: 6 million; Products: Stock, semi-custom and custom fully assembled kitchen and bath cabinets; frameless RTA; Employees: 11,000.

2. ACProducts Inc. (8)
Main location: The Colony, TX; Divisions: ACPI, AWP (formerly Elkay Cabinetry), Cabinets2000, Master Woodcraft, Smart Cabinetry; Annual sales: $1.8 billion* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 12 -- Norwalk, CA; Aurora, CO; Culver, New Paris, IN; New Ulm, Waconia, MN; Independence, OR; Mifflinburg, Mt Union, Thompsontown, PA; Marshall, Jefferson, TX; Masco: Middlefield, OH; Culpepper, VA; Mt Sterling, KY; Duncanville, TX; Square footage: 750,000; Products: Stock and semi custom kitchen and bath cabinets; Employees: 4,200.

3. American Woodmark Corp. (9)
Main location: Winchester, VA; Divisions: Timberlake, Shenandoah Cabinetry, Potomac; Annual sales: $1.650.3 billion (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 18 -- Kingman, AZ; Anaheim, Mira Loma, CA; Jackson, Toccoa, GA; Gas City, IN; Monticello, KY; Allegany County, MD; Lincolnton, NC; Humboldt, TN; Berryville, Dallas, TX; Orange, VA; Tijuana, Mexico; Square footage: 5 million; Products: Stock and semi-custom kitchen and bath cabinets; Employees: 10,000.

4. Woodcraft Industries (Quanex) (39)
Main location: St. Cloud, MN; Divisions: Woodcraft, PrimeWood, Brentwood; Annual sales: $210 million (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 13 -- Bowling Green, KY; Foreston, St. Cloud, MN; Conover, NC; Wahpeton, ND; Middlefield, Orwell, OH; Mollala, OR; Greenville, PA; Moorefield, WV; Square footage: 600,000; Products: Hardwood and laminated cabinet components and doors; Employees: 1,000.

5. W W Wood Products Inc. (52)
Main location: Dudley, MO; Divisions: Shiloh Cabinetry, Eclipse Cabinetry, Aspect Cabinetry; Annual sales: $170 million (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 4 -- Dudley, MO; Square footage: 1.5 million; Products: Kitchen/bath cabinets, millwork/mouldings, custom kitchen/bath cabinets, closets, cabinet doors; Employees: 1,350.

CONTRACT FURNITURE
1. Steelcase Inc. (2)

Main location: Grand Rapids, MI; Divisions: Coalesse, Turnstone, Steelcase Health, Steelcase Education, Details, Designtex, AMQ, Smith System, Orangebox; Annual sales: $3.724 billion (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 21 -- Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Gaines Township, MI; Atlanta, GA; Athens, AL; City of Industry, Corona, CA; Clymer, Dixonville, PA; Okmulgee, OK; Tijuana, Mexico; Total square footage: 12 million; Products: Seating, lighting, storage, furniture systems, interior architectural products, technology products and related products and services; Employees: 10,700.

2. Herman Miller Inc. (4)
Main location: Zeeland, MI; Divisions: North American Contract, International, Retail; Annual sales: $2.486 billion (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 10 -- Atlanta, GA; Holland, Spring Lake, Zeeland, MI; Hildebran, NC; Sheboygan, WI; Melksham, England; Dongguan, Ningbo, China; Bangalore, India; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Square footage: 4 million; Products: Contract/office furniture and related services, and residential furniture; desks, office systems, office chairs, healthcare systems, manufacturing and laboratory systems, home office, occasional furniture, education furniture, storage, lighting; Employees: 7,500.

3. Haworth Inc. (7)
Main location: Holland, MI; Divisions: Health Care Environments; Annual sales: $2.25 billion (‘19); Manufacturing plants: 17 -- Big Rapids,  Holland, Kentwood, Ludington, MI; Bruce, MS; High Point, NC; Canada; China; France; Germany; India; Portugal; Spain; Square footage: 5.5 million; Products: Contract/office furniture;  systems furniture, office chairs and seating, desks, filing/storage, casegoods, tables (computer, conference, occasional, training, work), upholstered guest chairs; Employees: 7,500.

4. HNI Corp. (12)
Main location: Muscatine, IA; Divisions: Allsteel, Gunlocke, HON, HNI International, Maxon, HBF, Lamex; Annual sales: $1.33 billion* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 10 -- Cedartown, GA; Mt. Pleasant, Muscatine, IA; Wayland, NY; Square footage: N/A; Products: Contract/office furniture;  desks, credenzas, filing/storage, office systems, office chairs, bookcases, conference tables, home office furniture, glass walls; Employees: 8,500.

5. Knoll Inc. (14)
Main location: East Greenville, PA; Divisions: KnollExtra, KnollStudio, KnollTextiles, Spinneybeck, Muuto; Annual sales: $1.23 billion* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 5 -- Muskegon, MI; East Greenville, PA; Toronto, ON; Foligno, Graffignana, Italy; Square footage: 1.87 million (North America); Products: Contract/office furniture;  office systems, office seating, desks, casegoods, file and storage cabinets, executive office furnishings, tables, lounge chairs, sofas, contract textiles, leathers; Employees: 3,500.

RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE
1. Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. (1)

Main location: Arcadia, WI; Divisions: Ashley Casegoods, Ashley Upholstery, Millennium, Ashley HomeStore, Ashley Sleep; Annual sales: $6.436 billion (‘20) (excluding retail); Manufacturing plants: 12 -- Ecru, Ripley, Verona, MS; Advance, Statesville, NC; Leesport, PA; Arcadia, Independence, Whitehall, WI; Tan Uyen District, Binh Duong City, Vietnam; Total square footage: 30,000,000; Products: Residential furniture; dining room furniture, bedroom furniture, desks, occasional furniture, upholstered furniture, motion furniture, lamps, leather upholstery, recliners, outdoor furniture; Employees: 31,000

2. La-Z-Boy Inc. (13)
Main location: Monroe, MI; Divisions: La-Z-Boy Upholstery Group: England, Casegoods Group: American Drew, Hammary, Kincaid; Joybird (Stitch Ind.); Annual sales: $1.31 billion (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 6 -- Siloam Springs, AR; Neosho, MO; Lenoir, Taylorsville, NC; Dayton, Morristown, TN; Square footage: 5 million; Products: Residential furniture, contract/office furniture and commercial/hospitality furniture -- recliners, sofa sleepers, sofas, love seats, occasional chairs, power recliners, lift chairs, massage chairs, pedestal chairs; Employees: 8,000.

3. Dorel Industries Inc. (16)
Main location: Montreal, QC; Divisions: Altra, Ameriwood, Cosco Home & Office, Dorel Asia, Dorel Home Products, Ridgewood, Carina, SystemBuild; Annual sales: $935 million* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 5 -- Columbus, IN; Tiffin, OH; Cornwall, ON; Montreal, QC; Helmond, Holland; Square footage: N/A; Products: Residential furniture and RTA furniture; juvenile furniture, entertainment centers, bookcases, desks, metal furniture, metal folding furniture, child restraint systems, futons; Employees: 1,500.

4. Sauder Woodworking (20)
Main location: Archbold, OH; Divisions: Sauder RTA, Progressive, Sauder Mfg., Wieland, Butler Woodcrafters, Spec Furniture; Annual sales: $615 million* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 8 -- Archbold, Stryker, OH; Grabill, IN; Richmond, VA; Toronto, ON; Square footage: 4.5 million; Products: RTA furniture, contract health care and educational seating, church furniture; wood bedroom, dining and occasional furniture; Employees: 2,500.

5. Hooker Furnishings Corp. (21)
Main location: Martinsville, VA; Divisions: Home Meridian, Bradington-Young, Sam Moore Furniture LLC, Pulaski, Samuel Lawrence; Annual sales: $515 million* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 3 -- Hickory, NC; Bedford, VA; Vietnam; Square footage: 2.5 million (inc. distribution); Products: Residential furniture; bedroom furniture, occasional furniture, entertainment centers, desks, bookcases, home office, home theater, fabric chairs, leather upholstery; Employees: 900.

ARCHITECTURAL MILLWORK
1. Metrie Inc. (35)

Main location: Vancouver, BC; Annual sales: $250 million* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 6 -- Ferndale, WA; Clearwood, Surrey, BC; Calgary, Edmonton, AB; Toronto, ON; Square footage: N/A; Products: Solid wood and composite mouldings, window, door and flooring components; Employees: 1,500.

2. Genesis Products (38)
Main location: Goshen, IN; Divisions: Recreational Vehicle, Cabinet & Storage, Store Fixture, Office & Education, Furniture, Transportation; Annual sales: $218 million (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 9 -- Elkhart, Fort Wayne, Goshen, IN; Keysville, VA; Square footage: 850,000; Products: Laminated panels, panel processing, thermofoil components, wrapped mouldings, drawer parts, cabinet doors, interior doors, interior treatments, table and desk tops, bed components; Employees: 813.

3. USA Millwork (45)
Main location: Denver, CO; Divisions: USA Millwork Atlanta, Denver, D.C., Great Lakes, Mission Bell; Annual sales: $200 million* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 5 -- Morgan Hill, CA; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA; Minneapolis, MN; Manassas, VA; Square footage: 400,000; Products: Architectural millwork; Employees: 600.

4. Alexandria Moulding (U.S. Lumber) (54)
Main location: Alexandria, ON; Divisions: Royal Woodworking Co.; Annual sales: $150 million* (‘19); Manufacturing plants: 3 -- Moxee, WA; Alexandria, Aurora, ON; Square footage: 846,000; Products: Millwork/mouldings;  mouldings, stair parts, post covers, columns, related products; Employees: 500.

5. Quanex Homeshield LLC (68)
Main location: Chatsworth, IL; Annual sales: $130 million* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 7--Chatsworth, IL; Richmond, IN; Dubuque, IA; Mounds View, MN; Luck, Rice Lake, WI; Square footage: N/A; Products: Millwork; window and door components; Employees: 600.

STORE FIXTURES
1. Lozier Corp. (22)

Main location: Omaha, NE; Divisions: Cornerstone Automation Systems (CASI); Annual sales: $500 million* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 9 -- Omaha, NE (3); Scottsboro, AL (2); Middlebury, IN; Joplin, MO; McClure, PA; Frisco, TX; Square footage: 4.3 million; Products: Store fixtures and retail displays, checkout counters, commercial cabinets, and storage, material handling and warehouse automation systems; Employees: 2,200.

2. idX Corp. (32)
Main location: Bridgeton, MO; Annual sales: $262 million* (‘19); Manufacturing plants: 12 -- Ontario, CA;  Columbia, MD; Washington, NC; Dayton, OH; Cedar Hill, TX; Fredericksburg, VA; Puyallup, WA; Leicestershire, UK; Wujiang City, Xiamen, Shanghai, China; Bangalore, India; Square footage: 3.1 million; Products: Custom fixtures, displays and millwork for the retail, financial and hospitality markets; Employees: 1,500.

3. L.A. Darling Co. (33)
Main location: Paragould, AR; Annual sales: $250 million* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 3 -- Paragould, AR; Albert Lea, MN; Mexico City; Square footage: 1.5 million; Products: Wood and metal store fixtures, point-of-purchase displays; Employees: 500.

4. Artitalia Group (69)
Main location: Montreal, QC; Annual sales: $125 million* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 2 -- Montreal, QC; Square footage: 1.2 million; Products: Store fixtures, displays, hotel furniture; Employees: 500.

5. Colony Inc. (102)
Main location: Elgin, IL; Annual sales: $75 million* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 3 -- St. Charles, Elgin, IL; Xiamen, China; Square footage: 550,000; Products: Store fixtures, point-of-purchase displays; Employees: 200.

WINDOWS/DOORS
1. Andersen Corp. (3)

Main location: Bayport, MN; Divisions: Eagle Window & Door, EMCO Doors, KML Windows, Dashwood Industries, Renewal by Andersen; Annual sales: $2.5 billion* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 9 -- Bayport, Cottage Grove, MN; Menomonie, WI; Des Moines, Dubuque, IA; Luray, VA; Centralia, Strathroy, London, ON; Square footage: 2.8 million (Bayport); Products: Millwork, windows, doors; Employees: 11,000.

2. Jeld-Wen Inc. (5)
Main location: Charlotte, NC; Annual sales: $2.475 billion* (‘20) (N. Am.); Manufacturing plants: 16 -- Rantoul, IL; Mount Vernon, OH; Bend, OR; Hawkins, WI, Hartselle, AL; Rocklin, CA; Kissimmee, FL; Grinnell. IA; Grand Rapids, MI;  Chiloquin, Klamath Falls, OR; Sunbury, PA; Temple, TX, Ludlow, VT, Oshkosh, WI; Square footage: N/A; Products: Wood windows and doors, millwork, exterior and interior doors; Employees: 9,000.

3. Masonite International Corp. (10)
Main location: Tampa, FL; Annual sales: $1.58 billion (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 13+ --Haleyville, AL; Largo, FL, Mason City, IA; Shelbyville, KY; Laurel, MS; Verdi, NV; Charlotte, Greensboro, NC; Northumberland, PA; Denmark, SC; Stanley, VA; Marshfield, WI; Mexico; Square footage: 12 million+; Products: Interior and exterior doors for residential new construction; Employees: 10,000.

4. Pella Corp. (11)
Main location: Pella, IA; Divisions: Efco, Duratherm, Reilly Windows & Doors, Grabill; Annual sales: $1.5 billion* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 17 -- Jacksonville, FL; Carroll, Pella, Shenandoah, Sioux Center, IA: South San Francigsco, CA; Macomb, IL; Murray, KY;  Vassalboro, ME; Almont, MI; Calverton, NY; Reidsville, NC; Troy, OH; Portland, OR; Gettysburg, PA; Square footage: N/A; Products: Wood windows and patio doors, glass and vinyl products, entry doors; Employees: 8,000.

5. Marvin Windows and Doors (17)
Main location: Warroad, MN; Divisions: Integrity Windows, Infinity Windows, TruStile; Annual sales: $750 million* (‘20); Manufacturing plants: 8 -- Warroad, MN; Northwood, IA; Fargo, Grafton, West Fargo, ND; Ripley, TN; Baker City, OR; Roanoke, VA; Square footage: 3.4 million; Products: Millwork; windows, doors; Employees: 5,200.

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William Sampson is a lifelong woodworker, and he has been an advocate for small-scale entrepreneurs and lean manufacturing since the 1980s. He was the editor of Fine Woodworking magazine in the early 1990s and founded WoodshopBusiness magazine, which he eventually sold and merged with CabinetMaker magazine. He helped found the Cabinet Makers Association in 1998 and was its first executive director. Today, as editor of FDMC magazine he has more than 20 years experience covering the professional woodworking industry. His popular "In the Shop" tool reviews and videos appear monthly in FDMC.