Posts Tagged ‘Furniture’

The Hickory Chair Furniture Company

Hickory Chair is a company with values that echo those of the city it calls home. Artistry, tradition, skill and craftsmanship blend together to create heirloom-quality furniture.
In its workers and artists, Hickory Chair Furniture Company values creativity, resourcefulness, collaboration, flexibility and hard work. The employees of Hickory Chair are artisans, who take care to bring out the promise in the natural woods and high quality textiles they use.

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Furniture

Our region has long been known for its furniture production. At one point, 60% of the world’s furniture was produced within 200 miles of here. The furniture manufacturing industry employs 8,000 people in our county. Currently, our largest furniture manufacturer is Century Furniture, followed by Home Furnishing […]

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Manufacturing

Our region has been known for manufacturing since 1902, when Hickory White was built, and began manufacturing furniture. The first cable manufacturing plant was built in 1953. Historically, the majority of our labor force worked in manufacturing, and a large, skilled workforce exists. While it is no […]

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Where We Came From

In 1747, Virginian Adam Sherrill led the first permanent settlers into the Catawba area, which is named after the Catawba Native Americans. ¬†Europeans who first settled in southern Pennsylvania later moved southward and became the county’s founders. St. Paul’s Union Church, which still stands as a historic […]

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