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*[[United Industrial Syndicate Inc.]] (1955-1962)
 
*[[United Industrial Syndicate Inc.]] (1955-1962)
 
*[[Franklin Industries, Inc.]] (1962-1987)
 
*[[Franklin Industries, Inc.]] (1962-1987)
*[[Reiss Industries]] (1987-1992)|defunct = March 25, 1992}}The '''Northern Furniture Company '''was founded on January 5, 1881 (incorporated 1886) by George B. Mattoon in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Its industry was furniture and its headquarters remained in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
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*[[Reiss Industries]] (1987-1992)|defunct = March 25, 1992|image2 = Mattoonplant.JPG|caption2 = Mattoon Mfg. Co. plant, ca. 1890}}The '''Northern Furniture Company '''was founded on January 5, 1881 (incorporated 1886) by George B. Mattoon in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Its industry was furniture and its headquarters remained in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
   
 
It was bought out by the [[C. Reiss Coal Company]] in 1916. It was acquired by [[Franklin Industries, Inc.]] in 1962. In 1965, R-Way discontinued the manufacture of household furniture and shifted focus on commercial furniture. The company was acquired by [[Reiss Industries]] in 1987. The company shut down in 1992 and manufacturing of select R-Way furniture components were transferred to Reiss Industries' Watertown, WI. plant.
 
It was bought out by the [[C. Reiss Coal Company]] in 1916. It was acquired by [[Franklin Industries, Inc.]] in 1962. In 1965, R-Way discontinued the manufacture of household furniture and shifted focus on commercial furniture. The company was acquired by [[Reiss Industries]] in 1987. The company shut down in 1992 and manufacturing of select R-Way furniture components were transferred to Reiss Industries' Watertown, WI. plant.
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==='''<u>ADVERTISEMENTS</u>'''===
 
==='''<u>ADVERTISEMENTS</u>'''===
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northernfurniture2.JPG|''Weekly Artisan'' (June 25, 1910)
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Northernfurniture2.JPG|''Weekly Artisan'' (June 25, 1910)
northernfurniture.JPG|''The Furniture World'' (Sept. 11, 1919)
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Northernfurn3.PNG|''The Grand Rapids Furniture Record'' (December 1915)
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Northernfurniture.JPG|''The Furniture World'' (Sept. 11, 1919)
 
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[[Category:Companies founded in 1881]]
 
[[Category:Companies founded in 1881]]
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[[Category:Companies of Wisconsin]]
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[[Category:Companies of Sheboygan, WI.]]
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[[Category:Desks]]
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[[Category:Furniture]]
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[[Category:Nightstands]]

Latest revision as of 22:20, 10 June 2021

The Northern Furniture Company was founded on January 5, 1881 (incorporated 1886) by George B. Mattoon in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Its industry was furniture and its headquarters remained in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

It was bought out by the C. Reiss Coal Company in 1916. It was acquired by Franklin Industries, Inc. in 1962. In 1965, R-Way discontinued the manufacture of household furniture and shifted focus on commercial furniture. The company was acquired by Reiss Industries in 1987. The company shut down in 1992 and manufacturing of select R-Way furniture components were transferred to Reiss Industries' Watertown, WI. plant.

Northern.PNG

DEALERS

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COMPANY NAMES

George B. Mattoon (1881-1886)

Mattoon Manufacturing Company (1886-1904)

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Northern Furniture Company (1904-1949)

R-Way Furniture Company (1949-1993)

PRODUCTS

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