Furniture Manufacturing

The Furniture Capital of the World


State for Furniture Manufacturing Jobs


Furniture Manufacturing Workforce


Furniture Manufacturers Located in NC

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North Carolina Ranked CNBC’s #1 State for Business

For the second year in a row, CNBC has named North Carolina America’s Top State for Business. A world-class workforce played a major role in securing the top spot as did a thriving economy and a low cost of living.

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When it comes to furniture manufacturing, North Carolina stands second to none.

National Average Furniture Manufacturing Workforce
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Wood Product Manufacturing Establishments
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The Nation’s Largest Furniture Manufacturing Industry

North Carolina’s furniture industry consists of 800+ furniture manufacturers and 2,000+ suppliers in wood, steel, and metal products and textiles manufacturing. Our concentration of furniture manufacturing activity is nearly 3x the national average.

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Top Market, Lowest Cost

Getting top quality talent in the country’s largest furniture market doesn’t come at a hefty price. With a 2.5% corporate tax rate (0% by 2030) and competitive wage rates in a right-to-work state, our cost of doing business is hard to beat.

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Furniture’s World Fair

High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 attendees to High Point twice a year. The market hosts more than 2,000 exhibitors, with more than 100 countries represented.

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Furniture Companies in North Carolina

North Carolina’s low cost of labor, its low corporate tax rates, and its manufacturing talent all attract companies in the furniture field. Not to mention, the legacy of the industry here draws a spotlight.
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Ashley Furniture

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Lexington Home Brands

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Leggett & Platt

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Klaussner Home Furnishings

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The skilled manufacturing workforce, high level of information technology and growth potential in the state make it an excellent choice for expansion.

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The EDPNC helps businesses large and small succeed in North Carolina. For assistance, fill out the form and a member of our team will be in touch.

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Lena Hobbs-Brown

Lena Hobbs-Brown

Business Development Associate