On the Furniture Manufacturing Expo floor

HICKORY, N.C. — This week, Home News Now visited the Furniture Manufacturing Expo heled here at the Hickory Metro Convention Center. The event showcased products and equipment from 85 companies looking to grow their business in the residential and commercial furniture segments.

In addition to product demonstrations, the event featured a mix of educational sessions and presentations that focused on technology, woodworking and upholstery, providing guests focused insights into three specific areas of interest.

Below are some images that Home News Now captured at the event,

Leggett & Platt representatives met with different customers to discuss some of their latest products and innovations
German manufacturer Kuris demonstrated some of its latest fabric cutting machinery.
Eastman Machine Company showed some of its latest products as well, including its C-135 Single Ply Conveyorized Cutter shown here.
Cody Cantrell, a sales representative of Highlead/Jack of the Americas, demonstrates a machine that embroiders logos onto pieces of fabric.
Representatives of Hickory Springs and sister company Atlanta Precision Machining & Fabrication talk with customers at the show.
Pathfinder Advanced Cutting Technology demonstrates fabric cutting on one of its machines, using several different rolls of fabric to illustrate the process.
Exhibitors described attendance at the event as among the best of the past several years. This shot was taken on July 20. Additional visitors were expected July 21.
Switzerland-based Zund showcased some of its newest technologies in fabric cutting at the event
New sewing machines from Bill’s Sewing Machine Co. were on display, allowing visitors to see live product demonstations.

Thomas Russell

Home News Now Editor-in-Chief Thomas Russell has covered the furniture industry for 25 years at various daily and weekly consumer and trade publications. He can be reached at tom@homenewsnow.com and at 336-508-4616.

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