Ikea Subsidiary Opens Its First U.S. Plant

June 2008
Assembly;Jun2008, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p18
The article reports on the construction of a furniture factory in Danville, Virginia by Swedwood North America, a subsidiary of Ikea Group. The plant will be producing bookshelves, modular entertainment systems, coffee tables and wardrobe frames. The facility is expected to create approximately 740 jobs.


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