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January 5, 2015
The Lars Chair – American Craftsmanship at its Best
Partnering with American companies produces exceptional results, both in appearance and quality. One of our recent projects was the Lars chair, built for Room & Board. read more

December 17, 2014
Manufacturing Furniture for the Hospitality Industry
One type of furniture we produce is manufactured specifically for the hospitality industry: commercial or industrial grade furniture. read more

December 8, 2014
The Gift of Knowledge From America’s Wood Furniture Manufacturer
With the holidays fast approaching it’s the perfect time of year to give things away! We’ve put together a few tried and true facts to help answer your questions, and the questions of your customers. read more

December 1, 2014
5 Reasons You Should Choose Wood Furniture
For quality chair parts and for professional guidance with choosing your next piece of furniture, look no further as Newport Furniture Parts guarantees highest quality, beauty and durability in all their carefully crafted furniture parts. read more

November 18, 2014
Professional Perfectionism in your Wood-Furniture Component Manufacturer
For a manufacturer's machinery, the standard at which it is operated and maintained is a key component of how smoothly business runs. read more

November 6, 2014
Wood Furniture Manufacturers Can Take Advantage of Some Important Trends
When it comes to designing beautiful furniture that is both eye-catching and functional, there is a lot that must be considered. Wood furniture manufacturers have spent a great deal of time trying to avoid modern trends and as such, they have stayed true to tradition. read more

October 29, 2014
Are our forests in the U.S. in danger of being over harvested?
Many of us have become concerned about the environment in which we live. All too often we see news reports that depict the polar ice caps melting or more animals becoming endangered due to climate change. read more

October 22, 2014
How To Design And Manufacture Wooden Chairs
Designing and manufacturing wooden chairs and wooden chair parts requires some creativity and ingenuity. From your standard everyday use type of kitchen table chair, to a more refined and elegant set of dining room chairs, there’s can be a lot that goes into their making. read more

October 7, 2014
Turning The Tables—Benefits of USA Based Furniture Manufacturing
Adapting to markets influenced by constantly changing globalization, furniture manufacturing has often been sent overseas to countries like China, India or Vietnam. Ironically, the wood and wood products used to build this furniture is often sourced from the USA, shipped overseas, transformed into furniture, then shipped back to the States for sale. read more

September 18, 2014
Above and Beyond Quality—Manufacturing Complex Wood Furniture Parts
The market today is flooded with cheap knock-off furniture, mass-produced overseas from man-made materials. Not only are these furniture pieces cheap to purchase; the durability and quality can be equally cheap. read more

August 14, 2014
Hold On To Your Seats And Enjoy These Fun Chair Facts
Without them we’d be left standing on our feet all day. We owe the inventor of the chair a debt of gratitude. read more

July 29, 2014
America’s Rich Furniture Making History
The birth of American furniture manufacturing all began in the year 1620 by Cooper John Alden. Alden who immigrated to Massachusetts was a cabinetmaker and has been historically noted as the first American furniture manufacturer. read more

July 10, 2014
50 Years of Success, 50 Years of Service
Recently, Newport Furniture Parts celebrated its 50th anniversary. Fifty years in the wood furniture manufacturing business here in North America has provided more than ample experience in craftsmanship when it comes to the design and manufacture of wood furniture parts. read more

June 25, 2014
Manufacturing Furniture For Commercial And Institutional Use
Manufacturing furniture for commercial or institutional use is considerably different than manufacturing for general consumer use. Commercial and institutional furniture must not only be aesthetically pleasing, it has to meet the highest safety standards and be extremely durable. read more

June 3, 2014
The Advantages Of Dealing With USA Furniture Manufacturers
In the past few years, economists have seen a phenomenon take place: reshoring. This means that manufactures from all kinds of industries who have outsourced their production to facilities in Asia are now bringing them back home. read more

May 26, 2014
How to Buy Quality Hand-Crafted Furniture in a Mass-Produced World
In a world flooded with cheap knock-offs, mass-produced furniture and plasticized everything; it can be a challenge to find the real thing. But more and more people are aware of the benefits that come from buying quality, and many people choose to spend a bit more to get them. read more

May 13, 2014
How to Buy Eco-Friendly Wood Furniture Parts
Far from a passing trend, eco-friendly (or green) wood furniture and furniture parts are becoming more and more available to consumers as manufacturers continue to provide competitive alternatives. read more

April 29, 2014
Wood Furniture Manufacturers—Success Through Collaboration
The process of designing and producing wooden furniture has many steps throughout the process. It’s one thing to come up with a great new concept for furniture design. It’s another thing to carry that idea through to completion. read more

April 8, 2014
4 Components of Exceptional Furniture Design
Design is a huge topic. From the visual appeal to how well a product will function, great design requires some serious forethought, testing and adjusting. read more

March 31, 2014
Save Big with Efficient Furniture Assembly
You’re probably well aware of Newport Furniture’s manufacturing capabilities. We’ve built a name for our self by producing cost-effective and quality furniture part projects for our clients nation-wide. read more

February 19, 2014
Delivering High Quality, On Time
Early in 2013, Newport Furniture Parts started implementing the principles of lean manufacturing in its way of doing things. We also invested much time and efforts in Just-In-Time production strategy. read more

January 27, 2014
Unique Furniture Styles Are Leading The 2014 Home Decor Trend
How custom furniture will be the vogue of 2014 read more

December 19, 2013
How to Find the Best Contract Furniture Suppliers
When shopping around for a contract furniture supplier, it is important to know exactly what you need. read more

December 9, 2013
Finding the Future Generation of Furniture Manufacturers
One of a wood furniture manufacturing business’ biggest challenges is finding skilled workers. Even when the economy shows that there are more workers than ever out there seeking employment; it can be difficult to fill open positions. read more

November 29, 2013
Why Choose CNC Manufactured Wooden Furniture Parts
Designing wooden furniture parts has been our specialty since 1963. From conceptualizing designs that produce beautiful wooden furniture, to the production and assembly of furniture; we do it all! read more

November 14, 2013
National Wood Furniture Parts Fulfillment Services
So what exactly is a fulfillment service? In a nutshell, fulfillment services offer business owners a convenient option for order processing, shipping, tracking, invoicing, storing inventory and many other business operations. read more

October 23, 2013
The Beauty of Custom Laser Engraved Wood Furniture Parts
Laser engraving works particularly well on wood products because they are relatively softer than other products such as plastic or metals. read more

October 10, 2013
Wooden Furniture Parts Fulfillment & Distribution Services
Fulfillment services allow business owners to run their operations leaner and more efficiently.There are many reasons business owners choose to rely on a fulfillment service. read more

September 20, 2013
Consumer-Driven Wooden Furniture Manufacturing Trends
It’s no hidden fact that markets are driven largely by consumer’s demands and concerns. Trends come and go, usually stemming from a creative and interesting spin on a product or style. read more

September 6, 2013
USA Wooden Furniture Manufacturers Secrets—the Design & Build Concept
Implementing a design and build strategy will allow you to provide more options and faster service. read more

August 26, 2013
A Case-by-case Basis—Rebuilding the Casegoods Industry
There are three classifications of furniture in the furniture manufacturing industry: upholstery, occasional and casegoods. read more

August 12, 2013
In's and Out's of Furniture Manufacturing Here at Home in the USA
Wood furniture manufacturers in the USA have undergone huge changes throughout the last century. read more

July 31, 2013
USA Wood Furniture Manufacturers Produce High Quality Wood Furniture Parts
When it comes to wooden furniture parts, craftsmanship can range as low or high as prices. read more

July 12, 2013
Better Furniture Components—Kiln Dried Wooden Furniture Parts
Why are the best wooden chair parts are made with kiln dried wood? read more

June 19, 2013
Why Furniture Manufacturers Choose Wooden Furniture Parts
Nothing is more beautiful than furniture made from real wood. read more

June 4, 2013
Softwoods VS Hardwoods – What’s the Difference?
Contrary to their name, softwoods aren’t weaker than hardwoods. read more

May 21, 2013
Wood Furniture Parts – The Greener Choice
With the increasing importance of making earth friendly choices, choosing green products is becoming more and more common. read more

May 9, 2013
Furniture Manufacturing – Best Woods to Choose
When manufacturing furniture parts, there are many factors to consider. An important part of your project is choosing the type of wood you will use for your furniture parts. read more

April 17, 2013
Smooth Operators--Hard Working Furniture Manufacturers
For new entrepreneurs – and for those who have experience with retail or furniture suppliers – the biggest issue at times isn’t finding the high quality manufacturers. read more

April 5, 2013
Do Higher Furniture Factory Orders Signal a Growing Economy?
Factory orders for furniture are at more comfortable levels than last year. read more

March 18, 2013
Why the Future of American Manufacturing is Lean and Healthy
Most Americans recognise that a healthy manufacturing sector is vital to the strength of the overall economy. read more

February 28, 2013
Taking Proper Care of Wood Furniture
There is nothing more beautiful than wood furniture! read more

February 1, 2013
From Forest to Furniture Infographic
Fun facts about America's favorite natural resource read more

November 27, 2012
Build communities and we rebuild American Manufacturing
The strength of the nation depends upon the character of the people—Calvin Coolidge read more

November 13, 2012
The real value of buying at home
About 15 minutes drive from my home there are two huge DIY centers. read more

October 23, 2012
Don't sell the US or us short
For too long, now, US manufacturing has been tarred and feathered by the brush of mediocrity. read more

October 11, 2012
Wood furniture component manufacturing’s total solution
Recession, outsourcing, downsizing, fuel increases, transport costs on the rise. read more

September 27, 2012
Lean clean manufacturing machine
In a recent article by Jim Lewis that appeared in CabinetMakerFDM, Newport Furniture Parts (NFP) was featured... read more

September 19, 2012
Simplify Your Day with Manufactured in the USA
With the US economy consistently rising through a positive growth cycle... read more

August 22, 2012
A bright longterm outlook for manufacturing across North America
One thing that recession always seems to do is focus our attention on the here and now rather than the longterm. read more

August 8, 2012
Gearing up for the turning tide
Its official...the economies of China and the other Pacific Rim nations are beginning to slow to a more sustainable rate of growth. read more

July 27, 2012
Quality is back in fashion
If you want to eradicate something, you have to ensure it's really dead. The dodo, for example is really extinct. read more

July 10, 2012
Fly the Flag—Buy American
Believe it or not, it’s about three years since the U.S. emerged from what is now being referred to as the Great Recession. read more

June 26, 2012
Made in the US of A is a stamp of approval once more
Remember when Made in the USA was a badge to be ridiculed? read more

June 13, 2012
Home Office, Sweet Home Office
Forget bringing work home with you, more and more people are staying at home to work, period! read more

May 30, 2012
The demise of illegal logging
America's forestry industry is a big player in the health of this country’s economy... read more

May 11, 2012
Wood furniture manufacturing is setting down new roots on U.S. soil
Usually, that’s a phrase that’s associated with an event that has a negative outcome... read more

April 13, 2012
The changing face of office furniture
It’s estimated that the office-furniture industry has shrunk by about 25% over the past decade. read more

March 27, 2012
Changing your wood-furniture manufacturer is as easy as 1, 2, 3
It’s the worst nightmare for every salesperson who works in the manufacturing industry... read more

March 15, 2012
Wood furniture component prices may soon be on the move
When we think of trade with China, we usually focus on what is coming in from the Asian manufacturing powerhouse... read more

February 28, 2012
Having the right furniture suppliers will help you keep your customers
There’s nothing worse than letting a customer down by failing to deliver. read more

February 14, 2012
Defect management is a key driver of wood furniture component manufacturing
Despite three hard years that included a recall saga and a devastating tsunami... read more

January 31, 2012
Are you getting the most from your wood furniture component manufacturer
Remember when cars didn’t have CD players? Remember when only the top models had a radio—and if you wanted to hear music in the other models... read more

January 17, 2012
Ensure your wood furniture-component manufacturer has the best practices
All manufacturing businesses are built around productivity, and the beginning of a new year is an ideal time to examine your suppliers to see how they measure up. read more

December 21, 2011
The rise of the phoenix
Ask anyone—Senators, brokers, traders, the average Joe or Jane in the street—even the President—what they would like for Christmas... read more

December 9, 2011
Is your current manufacturer recession proof
When recession hits, businesses fold. It’s just the way things are, and manufacturing always gets hit hard in a downturn. If people aren’t buying, then companies aren’t producing. read more

November 23, 2011
Consumers crave individuality and custom design in wood furniture
Keeping up with the Joneses is part and parcel of the American dream. In fact, not just America, but all over the Western World... read more

November 2, 2011
How to find a good wood-furniture and wood furniture component manufacturer
Renaissance is the name given to describe a cultural revolution that began in Italy, in around the 14th century. read more

October 19, 2011
Understanding the vital role of the purchase manager
A purchasing manager or buyer is often one of the most underrated and least understood positions in any company or organization. read more

October 5, 2011
Arguments for and against maintaining inventory
Many companies struggle with the subject of inventory. And it’s a subject that constantly needs to be monitored to ensure that you’re making the right decision for your business. read more

October 5, 2011
Arguments for and against maintaining inventory
Many companies struggle with the subject of inventory. And it’s a subject that constantly needs to be monitored to ensure that you’re making the right decision for your business. read more

September 21, 2011
Latest news on national furniture flammability standards
In march of this year, Texas House Representative Eddie Lucio III proposed new furniture flammability legislation—reigniting a debate that has raged on and off since California introduced Requirements 117 and 133 during the 70s. read more

September 7, 2011
Future is bright for U.S.A. furniture manufacturers
It has to be a buyer’s worst nightmare: You placed your order in for new wood-furniture components weeks ago. During the recession you were sensible enough to keep your inventory low to free up cash flow, but now you’re either out of stock or running low on many product lines. read more

August 24, 2011
Finding a furniture manufacturer that can and will go the extra mile
For the new entrepreneur or even an experienced furniture supplier or retailer, sometimes the biggest problem isn’t finding a quality furniture-component manufacturer, but everything that comes after that—from inventory storage to delivery and billing. read more

August 10, 2011
The CNC advantage for wood furniture component manufacturers
It’s been a long time since furniture making conjured up the image of a highly skilled carpenter, working away with hand tools in a small workshop to produce beautifully crafted pieces of furniture. And in these days of the type of mass manufacturing needed to keep pace with furniture demand, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. read more

July 13, 2011
Choosing the right dining-room furniture for your home
Whether it’s just having the family over on a Saturday night or a more formal affair for, say, colleagues from work, it’s nice to entertain people for dinner. And for a more formal affair, nothing sets the tone for the evening better than a beautiful dining table and chairs read more

June 20, 2011
Choosing the right finish for your furniture chair parts
We North Americans love our decks and patios. This is especially true here in the North, where after a long, cold winter, we can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the warm, summer sun. During the summer months, decks and patios become a valuable extra room—the perfect place to entertain or simply relax in a favorite wooden chair. read more

May 18, 2011
Wood furniture manufacturers using CNC woodworking and CAD software
In today’s high paced world of business, time and quality are of the essence. For USA furniture manufacturers, efficiency, precision, waste reduction and time are vital when producing high quality furniture chair parts. In order to help them achieve these goals, hardwood furniture manufacturers rely not only on skilled craftsmen, but on high tech machines such as CNC router machines and CAD software read more

May 1, 2011
Quality Wood Furniture Manufacturers
The quality of a dining room chair can vary as much as the price. The quality of the hardwood, the design, the furniture chair parts, the assembly and the craftsmanship that go into a dining chair are some of the many factors that distinguish an ordinary chair from an extraordinary one. read more

April 7, 2011
USA furniture manufacturers increasing in popularity
It appears that some positive may come out of the recession that impacted the entire world economy from late in 2007 to the summer of 2009. read more

March 4, 2011
A better year for USA furniture manufacturers
The “Great Recession” or the “Recession”, however you refer to it, appears to be a thing of the past according to economists. This recession, whose effects began to be strongly felt late in 2007 and through ‘til the summer of 2009, impacted the entire world economy. read more

February 7, 2011
From hand carving to CNC wood milling
According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, a cabinetmaker is a skilled woodworker who makes fine furniture. At one time in history, cabinet makers accomplished all the tasks associated to furniture chair parts and completion. From the design details to the finishing touches, the cabinetmakers did it all, by hand. read more

January 26, 2011
Dining room makeover
Dining rooms often fall into two categories, the formal, only for holiday meals and entertaining guests, or the informal, daily use, by the immediate family. Depending on your lifestyle, and whether you have the option of only using your dining room on “special occasions”, you may decide to make the most use of the space and turn it into a dining room that will be welcoming and accommodating for your household. read more

January 13, 2011
Glossary of furniture and wood chair parts
As you slowly settle back into our routine after some quality time spent amongst family and friends, you find yourself mulling over your “2010 To Do List” and wonder how you failed, once again, to complete it in the 365 days! read more

December 21, 2010
Designing wood chair parts using CAD
As you are sitting at the restaurant, you suddenly have an inspiration: a new dining room chair which combines the traditional look of the mission chair with wood swivel chair parts. As you frantically try to sketch out your idea on a paper napkin you wish that you had taken Mrs. Smith’s art class a bit more seriously back in the day. read more

December 7, 2010
Kiln dried wood chair parts
The advantage of manufacturing furniture using kiln dried wood is that the moisture content of the timber is reduced prior to the manufacturing process. Small cracks and warping which can occur as wood dries are much less likely to occur when the furniture components are made from kiln dried wood. read more

November 23, 2010
Safe upholstered furniture - Respecting TB-133
All upholstered furniture sold in California must comply with the California Technical Bulletin 117 as a minimum standard. The California Technical Bulletin 133 is a more stringent fire test for Seating Furniture in Public Buildings that was developed by the State Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation. read more

November 10, 2010
Advantages of wood furniture
Traditionally, furniture has been made of wood. With the industrial revolution, furniture manufactured from materials such as steel, aluminum, glass and plastic, began to appear. These materials may have revolutionized the furniture industry, but wood is undeniably a staple material in furniture manufacturing. Not only is wood everlasting, but it is timeless as well. Whether it is an armoire in the family room or a chair in the dining room, wood furniture manufacturers manage to combine eternal beauty and robust practically along with a contemporary or country style. read more

October 22, 2010
Solid wood furniture manufacturers
Solid wood furniture manufacturers: a safe and responsible choice This past summer, President Obama signed a new law limiting the amount of formaldehyde that would be tolerated in products such as particle boards that are used to manufacture furniture parts for low cost and low quality furniture and cabinets. read more

September 13, 2010
The perfect wood for your furniture
When shopping for wood furniture it is sometimes difficult to choose from the wide selection of hardwoods and softwoods. How do you determine which wood type will best suit your style and needs? Depending on where the furniture will be placed in your home and the frequency of use shall help determine the correct choice to make. read more

July 26, 2010
A little tree with huge significance
You recognize the logo; you’ve seen it on lumber, on wood furniture manufacturer’s ads in the newspaper, on websites, such as the Newport Furniture Parts site, yet you have never really taken the time to fully understand it. read more

July 10, 2010
History of Furniture manufacturing
As you look at your glider rocker in the den or your wooden furniture in the dining room, do you ever think of how far we have evolved from the early stone chairs that were chiselled to wood furniture manufacturers making furniture chair parts and then assembling, varnishing and upholstering them so that we can purchase these quality-made and comfortable chairs? Furniture has not always been so comfortable or readily accessible. read more

April 20, 2010
Waste reduction in furniture manufacturing
Realities of today’s economy require efficiency and waste reduction in the furniture manufacturing process. Newport Furniture Parts can assist you in reducing inventory levels and our resent reductions in production cost will improve your bottom line. read more

September 4, 2009
CNC RFID Conversion
Newport Furniture Parts is excited to announce their newly converted Pade 5 axis CNC. read more

June 17, 2009
Website launch
New website launched today. read more
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