SPANAWAY, Wash. – Ashley Furniture Industries (Ashley), the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world, recently opened a new distribution facility in Spanaway, Washington. The company celebrated with an internal grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration last week.
The new location expands the company’s already established national network of eight distribution facilities servicing the United States. The more than 700,000 sq. ft. facility serves as a distribution and fulfillment center. The multi-million-dollar investment will employ more than 250 associates across Ashley’s distribution operations, as well as its affiliated brokerage (Ashley Pacific Northwest, LLC) and retail (Ashley Global Retail, LLC) businesses. The company also recently broke ground on a 395,000 sq. ft. addition to the facility that will bring the total footprint to 1,110,000 sq. ft. of capacity.
“The continuous pursuit to better serve our customers has focused investments into distribution and logistics operations in the U.S. This new facility is a significant step to expand our warehouse capacity to support brick-and-mortar retails operations, as well as our e-commerce growth,” said Todd Wanek, President and CEO, Ashley Furniture Industries. “The investments we’re making in our company and the expansions into new communities demonstrate our willingness to reinvest in our people, our facilities and our operations to ensure we are well positioned to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.
Established in 1945, Ashley designs, manufactures and distributes home furnishings through retail, e-commerce and wholesale markets. The family-owned company is headquartered in Arcadia, WI, and sells furniture in more than 20,000 storefronts in 155 countries around the globe. During the past 18 months, Ashley invested more than $1.5 billion into the organization to ensure their future is bright.
To learn more about Ashley Furniture Industries and view Spanaway job openings, visit Ashley.com/Spanaway.
Ashley Furniture Industries (Ashley) feels that every person deserves more value for their money. Established in 1945, Ashley is the largest manufacturer of home furnishings in the world, and was named one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes in 2021. From design through fulfillment, Ashley is committed to delivering the world’s best home furnishing values, selection and service, and earning the loyalty and trust of its customers every day. Visit Ashley online at www.Ashley.Biz and “follow” Ashley Furniture International on Linkedin.
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