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30-Jun-2017

Durham Furniture celebrates 118 years amidst Canada 150 celebrations


durham furniture celebrates canada day

In conjunction with Canada 150 celebrations, Durham Furniture gathered its 180 employees, donned in red and white, for a photograph at the factory to celebrate its own 118 year history.

Canada’s rich history of furniture manufacturing dates back to the early 1800s and since its founding, Durham Furniture has remained in the face of the country’s shrinking manufacturing landscape and is one of the few solid wood furniture manufacturers remaining in Canada.

“We’re excited to celebrate Canada Day along with our employees who have helped keep Durham relevant in today’s home furnishings marketplace throughout North America,” said Luke Simpson, President and CEO of Durham Furniture. “We’re proud to be among Canada’s resilient home furnishings companies and we envision many more years of growth right here where we began.”

 


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