Ethan Allen buys Mexico plant

Staff Staff, November 5, 2007

Ethan Allen Interiors said its subsidiary, Ethan Allen Operations, has purchased a cut-and-sew leather manufacturing facility in Silao, in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico.

The plant is about 40,000 square feet and employs 165 people, the company said.

"We are pleased to add this plant to our upholstery manufacturing division," said Farooq Kathwari, chairman and CEO. "We are impressed with the hard-working people and their ability to produce high-quality products. Our objective is to grow this plant to support the cut-and-sew product requirements of our upholstery plants in the United States."

Ethan Allen has nine manufacturing facilities, including two sawmills, in the United States in addition to the new Mexico plant.

It sells through 310 dedicated stores in the U.S. and abroad, of which 158 are company-owned.

VIDEOS

High Point Videos

Scott Brothers at High Point Market with Bill McLoughlin

See our videos from the Spring 2017 High Point Market featuring coverage of the Scott Brothers, Christopher Guy, 3D furniture printing, and our Habitat for Humanity building project. See videos! Video coverage sponsored by AcceptanceNOW.

Digital Edition

Furniture Today Digital Edition

See the digital edition of Furniture/Today, which allows you to flip through the pages, click on any underlined area to visit a website or send an e-mail, search to find content in the magazine, or share pages with your friends. See the latest issue!