Kevin Charles Fine Upholstery will invest $6.571 million to expand operations in New Albany, Mississippi. The project is expected to create 75 jobs within four years.
Design Foundry, LLC, will open a new furniture manufacturing facility in Catawba County, NC, creating 202 new jobs over five years. The company plans to invest more than $3.1 million in the project.
New York state Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation that will prohibit the sale of furniture, mattresses, and electronic displays containing what the governor said are dangerous flame retardant chemicals.
TOLLESON, Ariz. – As part of a $1.5 billion investment plan, Ashley Furniture Industries is expanding its furniture manufacturing operations to Tolleson, Arizona, a city in the greater Phoenix area. The company has leased a 225,000-square-foot facility and manufacturing is expected later this month. The company plans to hire more than 200 workers and has begun the hiring process.
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.
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.