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storage, desks, office systems, conference tables, bookcases, love seats, sofas, upholstered chairs and architectural
wall systems. Plant locations include Calgary, Alberta;
Concord, Markham and Toronto, Ontario; Montmagny,
St. Vallier and St. Romuald, Quebec; Clayton, North
Carolina; and Malaysia. Annual sales of $500 million is
our estimate. Company employs 3,400.
10.OFS Brands Inc. Company makes desks, filing/storage, open plan, conference tables, office chairs, office
seating; healthcare, education and hospitality furniture.
Sales were $330 million in 2017. Company employed 1,700
and had manufacturing plants in Huntingburg, Indiana;
Huntington Beach, California; Leitchfield, Kentucky; and
Archdale, North Carolina.
11.Virco Mfg. Corp. Torrance, California, company makes
contract and office furniture, including educational furniture, table and desk systems, office seating, conference and
training furniture, lightweight folding tables and upholstered chairs. Sales of $173.4 million reported for 2017.
12.AIS (Affordable Interior Systems). We visited the company in its new consolidated plant in August, seeing a new
contour edgebander and their lean manufacturing layout.
The company makes contract/office furniture, including
cubicles, filing/storage, office systems and seating. The company has 500 employees with annual sales of $170 million.
13.Jasper Group. The company makes contract/office furniture, including office chairs, filing/storage, desks, conference tables, bookcases, love seats, sofas, upholstered
chairs, institutional and hospitality solid wood chairs and
tables, and casegoods. Sales were $152 million in 2017.
The company bought a former HNI Paoli, Indiana, plant
in early 2018.
14.Kewaunee Scientific Corp. Sales of $138.5 million were
reported. The company makes laboratory furniture, technical work stations, healthcare, fume hoods and millwork
in Statesville, North Carolina.
15.Groupe Lacasse. Based in Saint-Pie, Quebec, company
makes contract/office furniture and RTA furniture,
including desks, filing/storage, office systems, office
chairs, occasional furniture, upholstered chairs, custom
furniture, commercial cabinets, seating, files, healthcare,
educational furniture and employs 525. ✚