Designs That Fit

Beaufurn Training: “Old-World Apprenticeship” for the Future

In the 20th century, handmade products were all the rage. Apprenticeship opportunities boomed and so many of the products circulating the country were proudly built in the USA. However, the mid-1990’s marked the “near-death of furniture manufacturing” in North Carolina, when manufacturers began cutting costs by outsourcing labor; first to Mexico, then in China. Thanks…


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Beaufurn: A History, An Evolution

1996 was a turning point for Beautiful Furniture Co. and its founder, Bill Bongaerts. What started as a booming business in Connecticut was suddenly turned topsy-turvy when a weekend fire demolished the company’s original home. When faced with the decision to rebuild, Bill chose a new route: create Beaufurn, LLC.


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Beaufurn Reimagined – From 1998 to 2020 and Beyond

Since 1998, Beaufurn has been a well-known name in the hospitality furniture industry. Starting humbly with classic French Bistro® chairs, we’ve expanded our line to include tables, table tops, lounge furniture, and umbrellas for both indoor and outdoor environments. Needless to say, we’ve come a long way – but there’s even more to come!


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