Capel Rugs celebrating 100th Anniversary with High Point Market luncheon

Champagne toast will salute company’s ‘100 Years of Heritage’

Capel RugsCapel Rugs' John MacGee and Cameron Capel toast with top executives from IMC in Las Vegas.
TROY, N.C. — Capel Rugs is holding a 100th-anniversary party for retailers, designers and the media Sun., April 23, at High Point Market to celebrate the company’s centennial year.

The festivities will kick off with North Carolina-based Biltmore champagne toast at noon on Sun., April 23, in the company’s showroom in Historic Market Square, Space 112. The toast will include remarks by Capel Rugs founder A. Leon Capel’s sons Leon Capel Jr., Jesse Capel and Arron Capel, who led the company as co-directors from the 1970s until the 2010s. During the celebration, Capel’s second generation of company leadership will share stories and sign the 100th-anniversary product catalog upon request.

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Hosts for the event will be Cameron Capel, vice president of national accounts; Mary Clara Capel, director of marketing; Ron Capel, managing director - retail; and Richard Capel, director of manufacturing, part of the current third generation of company leadership, known as “G3.”

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“We invite all of our dealers, designers and other members of the extended Capel family to join us for this festive High Point Market celebration,” said Cameron Capel. “One hundred years in business is a major milestone, and this achievement underscores our long tradition of providing the very best quality, service and customer satisfaction. Our dealers are like family, so we’re excited to share this anniversary with them.”

At the market, Capel Rugs also will give away limited-edition tote bags produced from rugs made at its factory in Troy, North Carolina The tote bag, which will carry the 100th-anniversary logo, will go to the first 100 showroom visitors. Also, Capel’s special centennial edition catalog will make its official debut in High Point, with copies available to visitors throughout the market.

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