Auditorium furniture maker Sedia opens new facility in North Carolina; hiring begins
Sedia Systems auditorium furniture

ASHEBORO, N.C. - Sedia Systems, a maker of lecture hall and auditorium furniture, has opened a new 60,000-square-foot facility in Asheboro, North Carolina.

The company qualified for $36,532 in incentives from the city and county for the expansion, as long as it adds 14 new jobs over the next five years.

Sedia has already added three employees. Five more will be hired over the next few weeks. Available positions include packers, machine operators, and assemblers. Salaries will exceed the county average, the company said.

The facility is only a few miles from its existing plant, so most employees were able to make the move.

Sedia Systems auditorium furniture

Sedia's main business comes from renovating auditoriums for universities. its clients include the University of North Carolina, NC State, High Point University, and other schools around the country. Because its main clients are schools, the company gets most of its business over the summer. 

Sedia is headquartered in Chicago. The company plans to relocate its headquarters into the new N.C. facility.

 

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