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By CORY SPIERS cspiers@hickoryrecord.com Hickory Daily Record
Posted: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 11:37 am

HICKORY – Century Furniture, LLC, a Hickory-based, privately owned, high-end residential furniture manufacturer, has acquired the former Drexel Heritage plant across from the Hickory Airport, the company announced Thursday.

Century Furniture also recently announced the promotion of two associates, Chad Phillips and Haynes King.

Phillips has been promoted to Director of Century Casegoods and King, who has been an independent sales representative for the company, has been hired as the Director of Century Outdoor.

Kevin Boyle, Vice President of Manufacturing at Century Furniture, said the acquisition of the new plant offers new possibilities for the company.

“We are excited to be expanding our footprint in Long View,” Boyle said. “This additional capacity is critical, allowing us to grow and support incoming business.”

Boyle also added that beyond the potential gains for the company, the acquisition shows the company’s commitment to continuing to expand their business for the benefit of the Hickory area.

“Century has owned and operated manufacturing plants in Long View since the 1940s,” Boyle said. “This purchase represents Century’s commitment to job creation for the town and community."

For any questions about the company, contact Century Consumer Services at 800-852-5552

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