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Ashley Expanding in North Carolina and Mississippi

Furniture maker looking to add 100 employees at Triad facility

By  – Reporter, Manufacturing, Aviation, Economic Development and Workforce, Triad Business Journal

Ashley Furniture Industries is seeking more than 100 full-time associates at its Advance manufacturing, distribution and fulfillment facility in Davie County. The company is looking to fill the positions as soon as possible in order to meet the increased demand in sales of home furnishings.

Established in 1945, Ashley is the largest furniture manufacturer in the world, approaching 35 million pieces sold annually. With more than 570 acres of manufacturing and distribution capacity worldwide, all of Ashley’s products are developed and engineered to allow for ease of manufacturing, cost control and speed to market.

“At Ashley, we hire for attitude and train for skill,” said Danna Szwed, Ashley Furniture executive vice president of human resources. “We are proud to not only offer our associates competitive pay and benefits, but the opportunities for fast-paced learning and career growth.”

Ashley Furniture was named one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes in 2017.

https://www.bizjournals.com/triad/news/2020/05/13/ashley-furniture-to-hire-100-at-advance-facility.html

Ashley Furniture looking to add 300 to Mississippi factories

Already the largest furniture manufacturer in the world and the largest furniture employer in Mississippi, Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. is looking to add more than 300 full-time associates due to increased demand in sales of home furnishings.

Established in 1945, Ashley is the largest furniture manufacturer in the world, approaching 35 million pieces sold annually. With over 570 acres of manufacturing and distribution capacity under roof worldwide, Ashley has locations in Ecru, Ripley and Saltillo.

Ashley employs some 3,000 people in Mississippi.

The company’s annual revenue in 2018 was $4.7 billion, up 13.3% from the $4.2 billion a year earlier.

Ashley offers competitive pay, medical and dental insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and holidays, and  opportunities for career growth. Visit https://www.indeed.com/q– Ashley-Furniture-jobs.html to view job openings and specific job requirements.

https://www.djournal.com/news/business/ashley-furniture-looking-to-add-300-to-mississippi-factories/article_81d2679c-aa13-504d-b327-55162316d3c4.html