Phoenix Hardwood furniture maker expands its capacity

RICHMOND, Va. – Phoenix Hardwoods, Inc., an artisan manufacturer of furniture and home goods made exclusively from Virginia-grown hardwoods, will expand its production facility in Floyd, Virginia, and open a new retail storefront in downtown Floyd. The new retail and manufacturing space will help the company grow its product line, improve production efficiencies and better serve its customers, the company said.

BIFMA launches monthly training sessions

Starting in 2022, BIFMA will provide live virtual learning opportunities on the fourth Thursday of the month at noon ET for our members, designers, buyers, and anyone interested in furniture for the built environment. There is no fee to attend.

Vanguard Furniture buys Drexel plant

Vanguard Furniture has acquired a former Drexel Furniture manufacturing plant in Morganton, N.C. The 163,000-square-foot factory will be restored, refurbished, and stocked with new equipment, according to a published report.

Take your cabin on the road

Want to take a wood cabin wherever you go?  Japanese company Bess recently launched the Imago Iter, a compact cabin-trailer that can be towed behind a SUV or truck.

HNI turns 75

Clement Hanson, and H. Wood Miller, HNI opened its doors under a new premise where everyone would be treated equally and respectfully as members and owners of a productive industrial enterprise. 

Wood refinishing company looks to expand number of franchises

N-Hance Wood Refinishing has seen the demand first-hand with some franchise owners reporting double digit increases in consumer leads year-over-year. Prospective franchisees are taking note as N-Hance closed out 2021 with more than 25 new franchise openings and projects to award 40 franchises this year.