Elran Furniture resumes production at its 235,000-sq-ft Quebec plant
May 22, 2020 | 4:39 pm UTC
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POINTE-CLAIRE, Quebec - Residential furniture manufacturer Elran Furniture has reopened its 235,000-square-foot plant in Quebec. Elran is one of Canada's largest furniture makers.
 
"We are very excited to be able to get back to the business of making furniture," said company CEO Eric Abecassis. “This has been a hard time for everyone; we look forward to having our team back in the building and fulfilling the needs of our loyal customers.”
 
The company resumed production May 11 at 50 percent capacity, working to fill its pre-COVID backlog. Now Elran says the plant is at full capacity. New orders are shipping in six to eight weeks.
 
Elran says its offering personal protective equipment and disinfectant products to all employees. It says it has modified the plant to allow for as much social distancing as possible.
 
The family-owned Elran Furniture Ltd. makes residential furniture, motion and stationary love seats, sofas, recliners, and sectionals in fabric and leather. In 2016, we reported Elran employed 475 at its single facility in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. We estimated its sales to be around $60 million for the year of 2016.
 
Take a virtual tour of its factory below.

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