Century Furniture Company
Solutions for your decorating needs. Century Furniture Industries is the world’s largest privately owned manufacturer of high end residential furniture. Its broad product line of both wood and upholstered furniture consists of bedroom, dining room and occasional collections in traditional, transitional and contemporary styling. Century is recognized in the industry as a design leader, ranked in the forefront for its expertise in finishing and the details of fine craftsmanship.
Century has an extensive case goods facility, three upholstery factories, a world class chair facility and a highly advanced technical center for product development and testing —the first of its kind in the industry. With a 54-year history of stable growth, an aggressive management team, and considerable investment in new technology, Century is poised for rapid growth and further expansion.
Century Furniture Company was established in 1947 by Harley Ferguson Shuford, Sr. The Case Goods plant opened in Hickory, North Carolina, in 1948 and the first furniture made there was an 18th-century style mahogany dining room suite, shipped the following January.
Today, Century's Case Goods plant occupies approximately 600,000 square feet of floor space, employs more than 600 people, and offers its customers a variety of furniture styles including Oriental, Italian, English, French, contemporary and transitional. Currently, more than 1,000 different items of dining room, bedroom, and occasional furniture are produced in Century's Case Goods plant. While Century does source components and some finished goods from the global market, the vast majority of its products are manufactured with painstaking craftsmanship in Hickory North Carolina.
To learn more about Century Furniture visit their website at www.centuryfurniture.com.