Why do more people buy
Ashley than any other single
furniture brand?

Because at Ashley Furniture
Industries, we know it takes
more than just the ability to
make good furniture to become
the #1 selling brand of home
furniture in North America.

Arcadia Furniture - Ron Wanek with 35
employees opens his first manufacturing
facility in Arcadia, WI.
Back then, company specialized in occasional
tables in it's 35,000 sq ft building.

52 acres under roof on a 175 acre site.
This is the largest Case Goods facility in the US.
Arcadia, WI
We Want To Be The Best Furniture Company:

Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in 1945, Ashley offers one of the industry’s broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries. From design, through fulfillment, Ashley continuously strives to provide you, our customer, with the best values, selection and service in the furniture industry.

Ashley Furniture HomeStore Celebrates 500th Store Opening

No. 1 US Furniture Retailer Sees Explosive Growth Within 17-Year History

ARCADIA, Wis. (Feb. 25, 2014) – Ashley Furniture HomeStore, the largest furniture retailer in the U.S., celebrated the opening of their 500th store in Longview, Texas on Feb. 21, 2014. Throughout its 17-year history Ashley Furniture HomeStore has experienced explosive growth – exceeding $3 billion in sales in 2013 - and adding store locations throughout the U.S. and abroad. The brand’s robust pipeline includes 50 additional HomeStore openings in 2014. The Longview store is the 48th HomeStore in the state of Texas. Ashley Furniture HomeStore’s network of licensed and company-owned stores has been the number one selling U.S. furniture store brand since 2006

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Ashley’s Angels
Ashley Furniture is a proud sponsor of Ashley’s Angels, an all-volunteer non-profit organization that provides food, clothing, and blankets; and fills special gift requests for children in need each year. The organization has generated over $1,000,000 in donations and benefited nearly 10,000 children in Mississippi, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania since 1997. The community patrons of Ashley’s Angels, including local businesses and volunteers, partner with area schools to provide necessities, with hope for a better Christmas, to children who need it most.

Ashley Angels Christmas Mission
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Ashley’s Angels Comes to Town
December 19, 2013Full article…

Ashley Furniture workers in Pennsylvania Donate Toys, Clothing, & Food
December 17, 2013Full article…

Ashley Furniture Employees Present Families in Need with Food, Toys, & Clothing
December 16, 2013Full article…

Ashley Angel’s Christmas Donations
December 13, 2013Full article…

Ashley Effort Raises More Than $100,000
December 12, 2013Full article…

Ashley’s Angels Expands into La Crosse
December 11, 2013Full article…

Ashley’s Angels Project Seeks to Brighten Christmas for Area Kids
December 10, 2013Full article…

Ashley’s Angels Helps Kids in Need
December 10, 2013Full article…

Caring for Our Community
The Wisconsin 75 program recognizes more than just revenue, it recognizes business contributions to the communities in which they are located, the people who build the business and the overall Wisconsin economy of which they are a part. The Distinguished Performer Award is a separate, distinct award category of the Wisconsin 75, that provides an organization the opportunity to showcase their top business practices and achievements. Ashley’s vision of being the best furniture company also includes a steadfast commitment to its communities, with the goal of improving the lives of people around the world.

Ashley for the Arts provides the entire family with world class entertainment, art, exercise and play; and promotes the works of artists from across the globe. It is a non-profit organization that is completely dependent on monetary donations, in-kind services and the efforts of its volunteers. Each Ashley for the Arts event serves as a foundation for additional non-profit organizations, including participating schools, to raise funds in support of humanity. Click here to learn more.

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Caring for Our Environment
Sustainability is at the heart of Ashley’s social responsibility efforts. We continually look to improve our green practices and reduce our environmental footprint. From the paint we use in our factories to the emission standards that we employ for our trucks, Ashley is sustainably minded each and every day. Click here to learn more.

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Teamwork, Passion, and Improvement Since 1945:

Ashley is an American furniture brand that dates back to 1945. The groundwork was laid in 1970 for its historic transformation into manufacturing when Ron Wanek, Ashley’s current Chairman, opened a furniture plant in Arcadia, Wisconsin with 35 employees. Under the leadership of Ron Wanek and Todd Wanek, Ashley’s President and CEO since 2002, the family-owned company continues to invest and grow in the U.S. to meet the evolving needs of customers in more than 123 countries across the globe.

Through the vision, direction and leadership of Ashley's owners, Ashley has become a "World Class Furniture Manufacturer." Ashley has grown to become the largest home furniture manufacturing company. Ashley has a rich history of success stories that illustrate its dramatic transition from a virtual unknown to a significant force in the industry.

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The World’s Largest Manufacturer of Furniture:

With over 50 years of innovation and experience in the furniture industry, Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. has become an industry leader as a manufacturer of quality furniture products. Ashley remains committed to feeding into America’s strength as an international provider of manufactured goods.

Since 1970, Ashley has created more than 12,000 American jobs within our company. In addition, Ashley supports more than 9,000 vendors throughout the United States. These businesses create and support thousands of additional jobs and businesses. This phenomenon is repeated again and again. In economics, it is called the ripple effect and is most commonly associated with manufacturing.

One manufacturing job can create more than 2.5 additional jobs and tens of thousands of dollars in economic activity.

The Ashley Companies commitment to being the best furniture company in the industry continues to drive improvements in all phases of the operation, with the customer’s complete satisfaction in mind. This has been the model measurement of success at The Ashley Companies and highlights a 50 year tradition of superior craftsmanship and innovative design in the furniture industry.

Where We Call Home:

An all-encompassing sense of pride seems to polish the streets and give character to the faces of people walking in the downtown area of the small, but flourishing city of Arcadia. Maybe this is to be expected from a rural area of Western Wisconsin that is known for its outstanding work ethic. Located just 40 minutes north of La Crosse and 25 minutes from the Mississippi River, Arcadia has become a hot bed for people seeking quality of life and great career opportunities.

Within Arcadia’s city limits is a spectrum of opportunities for employment and recreation.The Ashley Companies (Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.) is Arcadia’s largest employer. It produces a broad line of quality furniture under the Ashley and Millennium labels that are marketed worldwide. It has been a significant contributor to the city of Arcadia and has helped make it one of the most beautiful cities in the state.

The people of Arcadia are proud to say they have contributed in some way to the many things this city has to offer. It is evident that the community of Arcadia is prepared for a substantial increase in population; with its new facilities, available services and wide spread recreational resources. These are qualities that appeal not only to families of the Midwest, but anyone in search of a place that still claims ‘pride’ as an asset worth living for.