DURHAM, Ontario – Durham Furniture, a manufacturer of solid wood bedroom and occasional furniture, is celebrating 120 years in business, with a renewed commitment to product development and growth.

“This significant milestone provides a platform for us to pause and celebrate the dedication of our employees who have always been an integral part of our history,” said Luke Simpson. president and CEO. “It also inspires us to build a foundation for many more years of success, which starts with targeting the next generation of consumers.

“This strategy is demonstrated by the updated designs of two of our most recent collections,” Simpson added. “We’ve added a fresh new look and modern-day functionality to our best-selling Chateau Fontaine collection as well as introduced Studio 19, which was strategically designed to capture sales from millennial consumers. These collections were extremely well-received at the April High Point Market and began shipping to retailers this month, a testament to the updated styling that is resonating in the marketplace.”

Simpson made his comments during a recent celebration at Durham Furniture's factory that dates back to the 19th century. The gala was attended by the company's staff, as well as local and provincial government officials.

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