Pontotoc, MS – July 31, 2018 – Southern Motion, a Pontotoc-based furniture manufacturer, has won a Manufacturing Excellence Award, granted at the Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo in July 2018. Furniture Today presented this prestigious award and honored manufacturers who are leaders in the furniture industry.
The Manufacturing Excellence Awards are presented in six categories: Manufacturing & Supply Chain Innovation, Product Design & Innovation, Domestic Manufacturing Excellence, Importer of the Year, Upholstery Supplier of the Year, and HFMSE Plant Management. Southern Motion was the 2018 winner for Product Design & Innovation in the Upholstery & Motion category.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the industry for leading the way in innovation and design, and it is something we take very seriously,” G Lipscomb, EVP Sales and Marketing says. “Innovation is the only way to compete against import goods. We are creating the future of motion furniture and that is the reason we have been able to sell the best of the best across the country. We really have to take time to thank our management team and our employees for not being afraid to try something new and for their willingness to make changes.”
This prestigious award is recognized throughout the country and shows Southern Motion’s commitment to quality, comfort, and dependability.
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Developed by Progressive Business Media, parent company of Furniture Today, and Exposition Development Company, Inc., the HFMSE gives suppliers a platform to showcase their latest products, services, equipment and innovative home furnishings. The event also offers a two-day educational program developed by top leaders in the industry discussing pressing topics in furnishing manufacturing. Read more about the expo here.
Southern Motion, founded in 1996, currently employs over 1,500 people in five Mississippi-based facilities spanning over 1.5 million square feet. The Company is a domestic producer of upholstered motion furniture incorporating original styling, quick delivery and high quality standards and provides one of the most comprehensive special order programs in the industry.