DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2012--
Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE: ETH), an interior design company whose
success began with the manufacture of Early American-style furnishings,
kicked off the celebration of its milestone 80th anniversary
this week. On Tuesday, Chairman, President and CEO Farooq Kathwari
celebrated with staff and special guests at the company’s manufacturing
facilities in Orleans and Beecher Falls, Vermont, the birthplace of
Ethan Allen furniture. Yesterday, company executives and guests visited
York Stock Exchange, where Mr. Kathwari rang the closing bell to
honor the momentous occasion.
Ethan Allen's Chairman, President and CEO Farooq Kathwari (center, purple tie) rings the NYSE Closing Bell to celebrate the company's 80th anniversary. (Photo: Business Wire)
“Since 1932, the company has found inspiration in the diversity of
American style, and we are proud that we still manufacture approximately
seventy percent of our products in our North American plants,” said
Kathwari. “From small towns to big cities around the world, we continue
to find a common thread: No matter where our clients live, they want to
create looks that are all their own, and Ethan
Allen offers them the tools to do just that.”
Coinciding with Ethan Allen’s 80th anniversary is the
company’s latest launch—Ethan Allen American Colors. Inspired by
the American landscape, the program will add 15 vibrant new
finishes—Sunflower Yellow, Kelly Green, and Geranium Red, to name a
few—and approximately 200 eye-catching new fabrics to their existing
line. The program will be introduced to the public in October.
At an anniversary reception planned for Tuesday, October 9th,
2012, at the Ethan Allen Hotel in Danbury, Connecticut, Ethan Allen
management will celebrate the thousands of skilled craftspeople and
interior design professionals who carry on the company’s legacy of fine
craftsmanship, superior service, and distinctive design.
In the months ahead, the company will continue to celebrate its
milestone anniversary throughout its entire network, including its
manufacturing facilities in North Carolina. Ethan Allen Design Centers
across the country will offer free Style
Workshops to celebrate 80 years of American style and the style
journey that draws inspiration from colors found all across the USA.
For more information on Ethan Allen and the company’s 80th
anniversary, please contact November Rawlings at 203.743.8293 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Ethan Allen
Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) is a leading interior design
company and manufacturer and retailer of quality home furnishings. The
company offers free interior design service to its clients and sells a
full range of furniture products and decorative accessories through ethanallen.com
and a network of approximately 300 Design Centers in the United States
and abroad. Ethan Allen owns and operates eight manufacturing
facilities, including five manufacturing plants and one sawmill in the
United States plus two plants in Mexico and Honduras. Approximately
seventy percent of its products are made in its North American plants.
For more information on Ethan Allen's products and services, visit ethanallen.com.
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