Casual furnishings manufacturers win leadership awards
August 15, 2013,
HIGH POINT, N.C. - Casual furnishings manufacturers were selected for leadership in 10 categories, recognizing the design and quality of their products along with other factors. An overall Manufacturer of the Year will be named Sept. 19 during the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market in Chicago.
Category winners are:
Jensen Leisure - Wood Casual
Lane Venture - Rattan/Wicker/Woven Materials
OW Lee - Wrought Iron/Aluminum
Pride Family Brands - Cast Metal
Telescope Casual Furniture - Resin/Fiberglass
Trans-Ocean Import - Outdoor Carpeting/Rugs/Flooring
Treasure Garden - Shade Products
Tropitone - Tubular Materials Furniture
Summer Classics - Outdoor Lighting
The International Casual Furnishings Association selected winners of its 2013 Manufacturer Leadership Awards through an online vote of its membership. A single Manufacturer of the Year was also selected in online voting and will be announced at the ICFA Awards Gala on Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Field Museum in Chicago. Tickets for the gala can be ordered from the ICFA website, www.icfanet.org.
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