With the arrival of spring, folks start sprucing up their outside living places. There is one caveat if you are buying for made in the USA furniture, which you can almost certainly guess – it is challenging to come across economy-priced furniture that is created in the USA. That is NOT to say that all USA-produced furniture is a lot more high priced that furniture produced in the China. Most of the furniture located in the research for this article was competitive in price tag with mid-range furniture produced off-shore. Specialty and Furniture Shops – Pottery Barn, Crate&Barrel, Ashley Furniture, Ethan Allen and La-Z-Boy. Like Macy’s, two thumbs up for Crate&Barrel’s honesty in publishing the country of origin for their furniture.
When I tried to back-up check as considerably information as probable on the web (such as Ethan Allen’s 2010 Annual Report) to confirm that the organizations actually do have manufacturing in the USA, significantly of this details is relying on the company’s honesty. I could be incorrect, but it appears to me like they upholster some furniture in North Carolina, and ship in assembled furniture from elsewhere, since they only ‘inspect’ the frame to make positive it meets their ‘high quality’ standards. I am personally familiar with Ashley Furniture and I am sorry to tell you that they say made in America but they are not.
La-Z-Boy is a further iconic American furniture brand, and their web-site is refreshing in its simple discussion about manufacturing furniture in the U.S. Per their website, they have five U.S. manufacturing plants where most of their merchandise are either constructed or upholstered in the U.S. They point out that the cover material is sourced from overseas, as are some parts and elements.