Toronto, Canada – Medium to high-end domestic casegoods manufacturer Leda Furniture has increased their manufacturing staff by 54% in the last three months.
A desire from customers wanting domestic product, coupled with Leda’s quick-ship and product quality, seems to be the guiding force in Leda’s increase in residential, office contract and hospitality furniture sales.
“While we have seen a modest increase in demand for our residential and office contract line, we are experiencing a tremendous increase in the hospitality sector,” states Leda president Marco L Confalone.
The sudden surge in hospitality casegoods production has Leda scheduling hotel projects well into 2012. Leda attributes the increase to both hotels now starting to renovate their rooms once again and to Leda joining together with JIS Contract, a sales and marketing specialist to the hospitality sector. Both J.I.S. and Leda are been strong advocates for domestic manufacturing and strive to maintain those ideals.
“The hotels we are approaching have either lost a domestic vendor and/or are not satisfied with the imported they have tried,” adds Confalone. “Our reputation for providing quality domestically manufactured casegoods and responsive customer service in a timely manner, has allowed us obtain new hospitality customers.”
The increase in staff will not only allow Leda to accommodate this increase in production but also allow them to continue providing a quick ship program for their residential and office contract retailers. “We are using this opportunity to increase our presence in the hospitality market and also maintain our commitment to our entire client base.” adds Confalone.
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