Photo courtesy of Gilmore Furniture 


As businesses continue to grow, they are looking to manufacturers to supply them with casegoods and products, providing these manufacturers an opportunity for expansion.

Gilmore Furniture, Grand Rapids, MI

, announced this summer that it is expanding its main manufacturing facility — the 27-year-old company’s fourth expansion in five years.

“Orders for products from our various new and established customers of contract furniture [casegoods, upholstered seating and tables] are steadily rising,” says Robert Clark, spokesperson.

The Gilmore expansion includes adding metal fabrication services along with 15 new employees. Gilmore’s main facility is 68,000 square feet in a modern, one-story industrial plant and office nearby. The planned manufacturing addition is 21,000 square feet plus 2,500 extra square feet for additional office space to manage that growing business.

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