Ashley Furniture's Worldwide Headquarters in Arcadia, Wisconsin continues to be the core manufacturing and distribution center for the Ashley Companies. Founded by Carlyle Weinberger in 1945, the company started as a sales organization with branches in Chicago,IL and Goshen, IN. In 1970, the Arcadia, WI factory opened. Specializing in occasional tables and wall systems, the building encompassed 35,000 square feet of space and 35 employees.Under the vision, direction and leadership of Ashley's owners, Ashley has become a "WorldClass Furniture Manufacturer". Ashley has grown to become the largest home furniture manufacturing company. Ashley has a rich history of success stories that illustrate its dramatic transition from a ‘virtual unknown’ to a significant force in the industry.
For over half of a century, the company has remained committed to its Vision Statement: "We Want To Be The Best Furniture Company."
Innovative marketing concepts, quality products and state-of-the-art manufacturing methods have always been driven by the demand for customer satisfaction. At Ashley the stream of satisfied customers continues to grow as Ashley continues to be creative and diversifies to expand business, and improve quality into the next millennium.