Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo

July 17-18, 2019

Hickory Metro Convention Center
Hickory, North Carolina, USA

Exhibitor Presentations

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Exhibitor Presentations

Included with your exhibit hall badge, this is a unique opportunity to join exhibitors in a classroom style setting as they present their newest products and solutions.

Please check back often as the exhibitor presentation details continue to develop.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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    Let Guardsman manage your furniture repairs with our 4000+ Technician Network. We offer in home and on-site repair services saving your business time and money. Learn about our professional line of to ...
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    IT Services, strategically focused on your business goals. Rapid advances in IT hold great promise, yet with this opportunity comes the heavy responsibility of trying to keep up with technology change ...
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    Your customers are leaving paper price lists and moving online to configure, price, quote, and order.  Learn the 5 keys to successfully moving your complex, configurable furniture to the web to retain ...
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    Crest Leather explains how a tannery’s control and standardization of raw materials throughout the complex production process can impact your bottom line.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
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    Leather nesting efficiency is a key element for raw material savings in leather upholstered furniture manufacturing. For several years the most advanced technology available was automatic nesting base ...
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    Point Styles: Cloth Points Leather Points   Issues: Skip stiches, puckering, needles cuts Customer Portal Sewing-Easy to purchase directly online (Jarrett Hodges) INH (Ideal Needle Handling)
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    The benefits of using sustainable plantation grown hardwood and softwood plywood from South America for furniture frame construction. 
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    The traditional marketing model in the furniture industry of manufacturer-to-retailer and retailer-to-consumer is not the way forward.  In an environment where fewer and fewer retail outlets have more ...
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    U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary Lloyd Wood will outline the work of the Department’s Textiles, Consumer Goods, and Materials (TCGM) units, including trade negotiation support, e ...

  • "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.”
  • “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