Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo

July 17-18, 2019

Hickory Metro Convention Center
Hickory, North Carolina, USA

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Manufacturing Solutions Expo coming to Hickory in 2019

Furniture Today, August 20, 2018

HICKORY, N.C. -- The third Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo ( HFMSE) will take place July 17-18, 2019, at the Hickory Metro Convention Center in Hickory, N.C., according to Exposition Development Company Inc. and Progressive Business Media, the event's organizers. 

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Hickory Bound For The 3rd Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo

Textile World, August 16, 2018

 

ATLANTA — August 16, 2018 — Exposition Development Company, Inc. (EDC) and Progressive Business Media (PBM) announced today that the third Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo (HFMSE) will take place July 17-18, 2019 at the Hickory Metro Convention Center in Hickory, North Carolina.

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Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo Features Many Returning Exhibitors

Textile World, March 1, 2018

GREENVILLE, SC — March 1, 2018 — The exhibitor slate for the upcoming Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo in July offers a wide variety of companies, including a number of exhibitors returning from last year’s event.

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Exhibitors, Attendees Give Inaugural Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo Thumbs Up

Furniture Today, June 14, 2017

Atlanta — If the first year of any new event can be considered a proof of concept then the inaugural Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo appears to have cleared the first hurdle on the path to becoming a regular industry event, according to attendees and exhibitors speaking with Furniture Today on the show floor.

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Manufacturing Solutions Expo Opens To Positive Reviews

Furniture Today, June 8, 2017

ATLANTA – The inaugural Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo, a trade show and educational event showcasing manufacturing equipment and business solutions, opened yesterday to positive reviews, according to Lorie Gross, show director.

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The Home Furnishings Manufacturing Expo debuts June 7-8

Furniture Today, May 26, 2017

On June 7-8 the Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo (HFMSE) will make its debut at the Georgia World Congress Center in Hall A1.

Rising labor costs in China and Vietnam, global shipping challenges and improvements in machinery and automation have changed the economics of importing. U.S. manufacturers are backing away from off-shoring as the advantages of on-shoring become clear. HFMSE was created to address these trends and to build an opportunity for the industry.

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The Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo highlights a second round of exhibitors

Furniture Today, May 16, 2017

HFMSE offers attendees innovative and timely solutions for manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, financial and technology services. A large number of exhibitors will exhibit across diverse product categories including fabrics, computer software/information technology, and wood process machinery.

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The Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo Highlights A Second Round Of Exhibitors

Furniture Today, May 2, 2016

The Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo (HFMSE) is a new and unique opportunity for all types of manufacturers to come together and focus on the home furnishings industry.
HFMSE offers attendees innovative and timely solutions for manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, financial and technology services. A large number of exhibitors will exhibit across diverse product categories including fabrics, computer software/information technology, and wood process machinery.

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The Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo highlights educational seminars

Furniture Today, April 27, 2017

The Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo gives manufacturers a chance to test new technology, meet with other like-minded companies in the industry, and most importantly, get educated about manufacturing.

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The Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo highlights exhibitor presentations

Furniture Today, April 4, 2017

The Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo, (HFMSE) will focus heavily on educating industry professionals about issues affecting manufacturing, logistics, technology, finances and warehousing.

In addition to the educational program being held during the Expo, you will also find included with your exhibit hall badge the Exhibitor Presentations Program. This is a unique opportunity to join exhibitors in a classroom style setting as they present their newest products and solutions.

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Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo highlights exhibitors

Furniture Today, March 14, 2017

ATLANTA — The Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo (HFMSE), uniquely positioned to focus on the home furnishings industry, is bringing together many categories within the industry to offer maximum benefits to attendees.

A large number of exhibitors will exhibit across diverse product categories including fabrics, computer software/information technology and wood process machinery. With HFMSE around the corner and to give a taste of what to expect, several exhibitors from all different categories have been highlighted.

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American Home Furnishings Alliance provides in-depth education for Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo

Furniture Today, February 21, 2017

ATLANTA -- The Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo (HFMSE), being held June 7-8 at the Georgia World Congress Center, is sponsored by Progressive Business Media and Exposition Development Company and addresses the new, old trend of on-shoring. As foreign labor costs rise, improvements to machinery and automation are made and a new White House administration pushes to keep jobs in America, companies are making major investments in U.S. manufacturing.

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Manufacturing Solutions Expo Tabs Experts for Advisory Council

HFN, July 20, 2016

GREENSBORO, N.C.—Ten leading industry experts have been named to the advisory council for the 2017 Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo, a new trade show organized by Exposition Development Company Inc. and HFN’s parent company, Progressive Business Media.

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Manufacturing Solutions Expo Tabs Experts for Advisory Council

Textile World Magazine, July 19, 2016 

ATLANTA — July 14, 2016 — Exposition Development Company, Inc. (EDC) and Progressive Business Media (PBM) announced today the 2017 Advisory Council for the Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo (HFMSE), a new trade show showcasing solutions for home furnishings manufacturers. These prominent industry leaders will guide Show Management with the development of the show.

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Tapping onshoring trend, new furniture manufacturing expo hits Atlanta in 2017

Woodworking Network, May 16, 2016 

ATLANTA - Exposition Development Company and Progressive Business Media have launched the Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo, a trade show for home furnishings manufacturers.

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Launch of Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo

ExpoCheck, May 16, 2016

Progressive Business Media (PBM) and Exposition Development Company, Inc. (EDC) have announced the launch of the Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo (HFMSE), a tradeshow showcasing solutions for home furnishings manufacturers. 

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ExpoDevCo and PBM Launch New Show for the US Furniture Industry

Trade Show Executive, May 6, 2016

Atlanta, GA – Exposition Development Company, Inc. (ExpoDevCo) is teaming up with Progressive Business Media to launch a trade show for the US furniture industry next year.

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Breakthrough manufacturing expo poised for 2017 launch

Furniture Today, May 2, 2016

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Progressive Business Media (PBM) and Exposition Development Company (EDC) have announced the launch of the Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo (HFMSE), a trade show showcasing solutions for home furnishings manufacturers.

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Progressive Business Media, ExpoDevCo launch expo website

Furniture Today, August 31, 2016

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Progressive Business Media and Exposition Development Company, Inc. (ExpoDevCo) have launched the official show website for the inaugural Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo, (HFMSE) set for June 7-8, 2017, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

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  • "I thought it was very beneficial for us to attend the show. Overall for the first year I thought it was a success."
    Charles Piekenbrock
    Vice President Strategic Sourcing, Flexsteel Industries, Inc.
  • “We actually saw some things that excited us very much in the auto cutting exhibits. Saw a 3D Cad program that was very impressive and now we are actually looking at making a purchase in that area.”
    Jackson Furniture Industries
  • “We’ve seen some new people we hadn’t seen before, we’d come back, and it may make sense to bring some folks from the textiles and manufacturing side of our business as well.”
    La-Z-Boy
  • “We wanted to come and talk to the people we do business with here as well as see if there are other people we should be doing business with. This is a positive market and one that’s needed since the others like it have gone away.”
    Woodhaven Furniture, Division of Aaron’s
  • “Glad to see this show.”
    Rowe Furniture