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Featured Brand Friday: Dimplex

BRAND BASICS Brand Name: Dimplex Brand Type: Furniture Year Started: 1991 Website: www.dimplex.com A BRIEF HISTORY Dimplex North America Limited is part of the Glen Dimplex Group; they entered the North American market after buying several electric heating brands in 1991. They developed their first electric fireplace in 1995, and it went

Featured Brand Friday: Chooty & Co.

Brand Name: Chooty & Co. Brand Type: Furniture Year Started: 2009 Website: www.chooty.com A BRIEF HISTORY Chooty & Co. is a fairly new company in the home furnishings industry. Founder Connie Garrett had a dream to start a textile manufacturing company in America's heartland. In 2009, she purchased Blanket Barons, a company

Featured Brand Friday: Jonti-Craft

Brand Name: Jonti-Craft Brand Type: Early Childhood Furniture Year Started: 1979 Website: www.jonti-craft.com A BRIEF HISTORY Jonti-Craft was started in Wabasso, Minnesota, back in 1979, and since that time they've led the way in children's furniture. As a privately owned and operated family business, Jonti-Craft has made a

Featured Brand Friday: Bluworld & Nu-Flame

BRAND BASICS Brand Name: Bluworld & Nu-Flame Brand Type: Home Furnishings Year Started: 1998 Website: www.bluworldusa.com & www.nu-flame.com A BRIEF HISTORY Bluworld started as a high-end commercial fountain installer and creator of quality water features. They are the world's largest custom water feature manufacturer. In 2011, Bluworld added fire to their portfolio

Featured Brand Friday: Prepac

BRAND BASICS Brand Name: Prepac Brand Type: Furniture Year Started: 1979 Website: www.prepacmfg.com A BRIEF HISTORY  In 1979, Steve Simpson started Prepac in British Columbia, Canada as a pre-finished product manufacturer. They found their first big success in the well-known "closet organizers" in the early 80's. With the company

Featured Brand Friday: Anatex

BRAND BASICS Brand Name: Anatex Brand Type: Furniture & Toys Year Started: 1982 Website: anatex.com A BRIEF HISTORY The claim to fame for Anatex is that they were the first company in the United States to manufacture and distribute Rollercoaster wire bead maze frames. They received the Parents' Choice