ORLEANS, Vt. – Workers were sent home from an Ethan Allen furniture plant in Orleans, Vt., on Monday, July 11, because of a fire that was sparked by a malfunctioning boiler. According to news station WCAX, embers from a chip silo started other small fires. All of the fires were extinguished and no workers were injured.
More than 5,000 Ethan Allen associates convened physically and virtually to celebrate the company’s 90 Years of Innovation on Thursday, June 23. The day was declared “Ethan Allen Day” by the State of Vermont.
DANBURY, Conn. -- Ethan Allen, a retailer and manufacturer of home furnishings, debuted its newest design center in Walnut Creek, Calif. One of several openings slated for 2022, including a recent opening in Westport, Conn., the center showcases Ethan Allen’s vast product portfolio while fostering collaboration between the company’s world-class interior designers and clients.
Ethan Allen’s upholstery workshop in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico, has been named “Empresa Socialmente Responsible” (Environmentally and Socially Responsible) by the Mexican Center for Corporate Philanthropy and the Alliance for Corporate Social Responsibility.
Furniture giant Ethan Allen - number 27 on the FDMC 300 - reported its fiscal 2020 fourth-quarter sales were $91.6 million, down 50.2 percent from the same time last year.
The tide might be turning, as several leading furniture makers are preparing to resume production.
Office furniture giant Ethan Allen has announced its coronavirus response plan, which involves temporarily laying off 70 percent of its global workforce.
Ethan Allen will shut down manufacturing operations at a North Carolina plant this week in a big consolidation initiative, laying off 325 workers.