Fairfield recognized with 2022 Governor’s Export Award

LENOIR, N.C. — March 2, 2023 — Fairfield, a Caldwell County-based provider of premium furnishings, upholstery, and case goods, has been recognized at the Governor’s Export Awards.

In an early February ceremony at the North Carolina Executive Mansion, Fairfield accepted the 2022 Governor’s Export Award for “Large Business” from the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC). Governor Roy Cooper and the EDPNC honored seven North Carolina companies for their sales success in international markets.

In their pursuit of growing international sales, Fairfield and other honored manufacturers have collaborated with the state through services delivered by the EDPNC. The EDPNC’s international trade team assisted over 500 companies throughout North Carolina in 2022 and they awarded the seven companies that rose to the top.

“The EDPNC is a valuable resource for us, and we are proud to partner with them. With the support of the EDPNC, Fairfield is able to continue focusing on our goals of increasing the export of handcrafting quality furniture and providing careers for the talented artisans of Lenoir, North Carolina,” said Dixon Mitchell, CEO of Fairfield.

In a statement, Governor Roy Cooper highlighted the significance of North Carolina’s presence in the global economy.

“North Carolina was able to export more than $40 billion in goods and services to more than 200 countries, showing the global economy has a demand for North Carolina products. North Carolina is able to meet that demand and have a major presence in the global market all due to companies like the ones we are recognizing today.”

For more than a century, Fairfield has been at the forefront of crafting and designing furnishings for the residential, contract, and senior living industries. From its roots in Lenoir, N.C., the company has grown to have customers all over the world who appreciate its masterful craftsmanship, fashion-forward designs, and unwavering commitment to quality.

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