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ICFA Honors Family Business Leaders

ICFA Honors Family Business Leaders

The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) named Gwen and Jack Raseman, and Allen E. Gant Jr., as recipients of its 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards. The Rasemans, founders of Deck-N-Den Limited in Kalamazoo, Michigan, are the retail recipients, while Gant, chairman of Glen Raven, is the manufacturing recipient. “Family businesses are the heart of the casual home furnishings industry,” says ICFA Executive Director Jackie Hirschhaut. “ICFA’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipients exemplify the resilience, integrity and unique partnerships that characterize the successful family ventures in our industry.”

The Rasemans met in Germany and settled in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where Jack worked…

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Ow Lee Unveils Destinations Stock Fabric Collection

Ow Lee Unveils Destinations Stock Fabric Collection

OW Lee, manufacturer of high-end outdoor furniture, firepits, and accessories in Ontario, California, has introduced the Destinations fabric collection. This new stock fabric program is available to order immediately.

Destinations features 37 Sunbrella select fabrics that are not found just anywhere. This special collection is available in limited distribution, including the specialty retail and design channels. The fabric collection is inspired by the rich colors and vibrant patterns of world cultures and brings a totally unique look to outdoor furniture.

“We are excited to be able to offer fabrics from Sunbrella that you will not be able to…

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Evans Marketing Joins SÓLAS, LLC

Evans Marketing Joins SÓLAS, LLC

WEST LEBANON, NH – Roger Evans and Mitch Paige of Evans Marketing Inc. have recently joined the SÓLAS team as sales representatives in the Midwest region covering Western PA, West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Roger has been in the hearth business since 1980. He began in the industry as a distributor and retailer with B&G Fireplace Dist. in Canton, Ohio from 1980-1999. Following B&G he was a District Sales Manager for Lennox Hearth Products from 1999 until 2005.

Roger started Evans Marketing Inc. in 2005. Mitch Paige, Roger’s stepson, joined him in 2012. Kris Boutin, National…

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Ulrich Tombuelt Hired as CEO, Sattler Corp

Ulrich Tombuelt Hired as CEO, Sattler Corp

The Sattler Group, Austria, named Ulrich Tombuelt as CEO. Ulrich Tombuelt has many years of executive management experience in the textile industry in the United States and in Europe. Located in Hudson, North Carolina, Sattler Corp. is a well-established company and known for its high-tech fabrics. 100% solution dyed acrylic, high-performance finishing and excellent design are the perfect combination for all applications in the casual furniture, awning and marine industries. With OUTDURA, Sattler owns a brand which has a long history in the residential and commercial casual furniture market.

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Treasure Garden Recognizes Justin Pfahl as Independent Sales Rep of the Year

Treasure Garden Recognizes Justin Pfahl as Independent Sales Rep of the Year

BALDWIN PARK, CA - Treasure Garden, award-winning designer and manufacturer of luxury shade products and accessories, announces its Independent Sales Representative of the Year, Justin Pfahl. The award was presented to the Florida representative during a corporate function held during the 2019 Preview Market in Chicago. The award recognizes excellence in sales, territory development, and customer and new customer category growth.

The Sales Representative of The Year Award was given to Justin Pfahl, who represents Treasure Garden in the state of Florida. Pfahl began working with Treasure Garden in 2009. He exhibited the top sales increase of any Treasure Garden…

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Pelican Reef Introduces Panama Jack’s Espresso Sunroom & Mykonos Outdoor Collection in Las Vegas

Pelican Reef Introduces Panama Jack’s Espresso Sunroom & Mykonos Outdoor Collection in Las Vegas

MIAMI, FL – Pelican Reef, Inc., a provider of outdoor patio and sunroom furniture, recently debuted its Panama Jack® Sunroom Espresso & Panama Jack® Mykonos Outdoor collections. The larger 8,000+ square feet showroom in Building C # C-1288 at the World Market Center in Las Vegas, NV will now feature new collections such as the Panama Jack® Mykonos for outdoor commercial use and a full display of existing outdoor and sunroom offerings like the new Espresso collection.

“This coming year 2020 will revolve around a modern theme for Panama Jack® Outdoor and the new Mykonos collection is built for…

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IMC Names Cain Brodie General Manager of Las Vegas Design Center

IMC Names Cain Brodie General Manager of Las Vegas Design Center

LAS VEGAS, N.V. – (July 24, 2019) – International Market Centers (IMC) has promoted Cain Brodie to general manager of Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC), a collection of design-driven, open year-round showrooms located on the World Market Center Las Vegas campus, effective Aug. 1. Brodie, a 10-year member of the Las Vegas Market team, will report directly to Julie Messner, senior vice president of furniture and home décor leasing.

“Cain is a talented industry professional with a passion for design and product that will help LVDC achieve its strategic goals today and in the future,” Messner said. “His knowledge of…

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Sunset West Announces Product Giveaway At Las Vegas Market

Sunset West Announces Product Giveaway At Las Vegas Market

VISTA, CA - Sunset West announces their “JustHangin’ with Sunset West” social media contest to launch their newest group, Dana, a part of their Bazaar Collection.

In honor of this introduction, Sunset West is giving away one Dana Hanging Chair to one attendee at Las Vegas Market. All Las Vegas Market attendees are welcome to enter. To participate, guests can simply stop by the Sunset West Showroom to snap a photo in the Dana Chair, and upload to Instagram using the hashtag #JustHangin’ Follow and tag @sunsetwestusa. 

“The social media contest gives us an opportunity to engage with…

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