United Furniture sees high demand, will hire up to 500
July 19, 2019 | 1:43 pm CDT
JACKSON, Miss. - United Furniture, a Mississippi-based upholstery and case goods manufacturer, will hire up to 500 employees across the U.S. - mainly at its production plants in California, North Carolina, and Mississippi. The company says it's seeing high demand for upholstered products.
“Our company is pleased to be expanding our U.S. workforce in response to the sustained and growing demand for our products, including our newly acquired Lane branded products,” said United Furniture President Larry George. “Our expansion benefits our customers, our industry partners, our existing employees and the communities we call home.”
The company is specifically looking for upholsterers, springers and frame builders, and other positions. Highly-experienced hires can make more than $25 an hour. A complete benefits package is also offered.
Formed in 2000  through the merger and acquisitions of Parkhill Furniture Co., Comfort Furniture and United Chair, United employs around 3,500 workers across Mississippi, North Carolina, and California. It primarily makes upholstered stationary, motion furniture and is a leading importer of case goods.

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