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=== '''PRODUCTS''' ===
=== '''PRODUCTS''' ===
* Bedroom & Dining Room Furniture
* Bedroom & Dining Room Furniture

Revision as of 18:26, 4 August 2019

Rway trademark first used in 1945.

The Northern Furniture Company was founded in 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 manufacture of select R-Way furniture components were transferred to Reiss Industries' Watertown, Wisconsin plant.



  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • New York City, New York
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • St. Louis, Missouri


Mattoon Manufacturing Company (1886-1904)


Northern Furniture Company (1904-1949)

R-Way Furniture Company (1949-1993)


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