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Dams celebrates 50 years

Office furniture specialist Dams is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

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Godfrey Syrett celebrates 70 years; plans to grow turnover to £40m in three years

North East-based manufacturer Godfrey Syrett has announced the opening of its newly refurbished showroom, marking its 70th anniversary.

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Fitted furniture manufacturer pumps in £880,000 of investment

Lancashire manufacturer of kitchen, bedroom and bathroom furniture, JJOplc, has expanded its logistics fleet and installed a new extraction system, investing £880,000.

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Manufacturer generates highest sales in eight years; returns to profit

Huddersfield-based manufacturer Ellis Furniture has reported a return to profit, whilst turnover rose double-digit to end a three year run of falling sales.

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Contract firm sees losses widen; sales growth slows

Contract furniture firm David Phillips Holdings has reported widening losses despite a growth in turnover, albeit at a much slower rate than the previous year.

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Furniture manufacturer reveals expansion plans

Contract furniture manufacturer Pure CF has announced plans to achieve a turnover of more than £11m over the next three years as the business continues to build on its rapid growth.

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Upholstery source creditors to suffer £140,000 shortfall

21 February 2017

Creditors of an upholstery and soft furnishings manufacturer that went into liquidation last year are set to face a shortfall of almost £140,000.

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Matza appoints design specialist

20 February 2017

West Yorkshire bed manufacturer Matza has announced the appointment of Aadilah Ayub as its new architectural interior design specialist.

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Furniture makers concerned over skills shortage, says BFM

20 February 2017

The British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) has revealed that UK furniture manufacturers face ‘serious resource problems’ if restrictions are placed on the movement of labour to the UK from other EU countries.

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December furniture imports and exports examined

20 February 2017

Mattresses, upholstery and bedroom furniture all reported an import growth during December, whilst floorcoverings, office and kitchen furniture saw a monthly decline.


Textile manufacturer to extend showroom; sales grow for fourth successive year

20 February 2017

Soft furnishings supplier Cleland McIver has reported a fourth consecutive year of turnover growth, as profit also continued to rise.