Style-Line Furniture manufactures custom stationary living room furniture and occasional chairs.
GUNTOWN, MS — Upholstered furniture manufacturer H.M. Richards is investing $8 million to expand operations at its facility in Guntown, MS. The expansion is expected to create 500 jobs.Founded in 1997, H.M. Richards currently has 977 employees. For the expansion, the residential furniture maker is purchasing land adjacent to its 900,000-square-foot facility to build the new plant.
Wal-mart's (NYSE: WMT) Sams Club unit has launched a furniture collection designed by Nicholas Sparks, the best-selling novelist and screenwriter. Some pieces of the Black Mountain Collection are made in the U.S.
By Bill Esler
United Furniture Industries will take over the former Lane Furniture Industries plant in Verona, MS, spending $1.45 million for the 475,000-square-foot facility.
Facebook, Autodesk and several more medical centers join the growing ranks of companies pledging not to purchase upholstered furniture made with flame retardant chemicals, thought to link to cancer and other health concerns.
An increase in sales has upholstered furniture manufacturer Newport Home Furnishings LLC expanding its operations in New Albany, MS. The $270,000 project investment will result in 45 new jobs at the residential furniture company.
Vanguard Furniture will invest $550,000 to open its first residential furniture operation in Virginia. The high-end upholstery and casegoods furniture manufacturer will use an existing facility in Carroll County for its production, creating more than 200 jobs.
United Furniture Industries plans to invest $5 million to convert a former Hanesbrands factory into an upholstered furniture plant and distribution center that will create 200 jobs.
Despite opposition from two furniture groups, a California Senate Committee has approved a bill that dictates fire retardancy point-of-purchase signage in home furnishings stores, in addition to substantial declaration labels on upholstered furniture.