TITLE

Primo founder is true survivor

AUTHOR(S)
Allegrezza, Ray
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;8/21/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 49, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Hyman Itzkovitz, founder of Primo International, a furniture manufacturer in Montreal, Quebec. He recalls his childhood experience with the Holocaust in Mir, Poland. When he migrated to Canada in 1948, he worked in a factory and as a peddler. He established Primo as a mattress manufacturer and later expanded to other products such as leather upholstery and hospitality furniture.
ACCESSION #
22028240

 

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