January 16, 2018 10:42 AM ET

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Company Overview of Palliser Furniture Upholstery Ltd.

Company Overview

Palliser Furniture Upholstery Ltd. designs and manufactures furniture. The company provides sofas, sectionals, reclining, chairs, ottomans, pillows, sofa beds, and theatre seating. It markets and sells its products through dealers or retailers in North and South America, and Europe. The company was founded in 1944 and is based in Winnipeg, Canada with a manufacturing facility in Matamoros, Mexico.

70 Lexington Park

Winnipeg, MB R2G 4H2


Founded in 1944





Key Executives for Palliser Furniture Upholstery Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 57
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Executive Officer of Palliser Furniture Ltd
Vice President of U.S. Canadian & International Sales and Encore
Age: 55
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Palliser Furniture Upholstery Ltd. Key Developments

Palliser Furniture Opens New Manufacturing Facility

Palliser Furniture held a ribbon cutting ceremony this week in their newest manufacturing facility, citing growth in two segments of their business as the reason behind the need to grow their capacity: theater seating (Encore by Palliser) and the entry-level price point brand (North American Furniture Company). The new 65,000 square foot facility will be located in Matamoros, Coahuila, Mexico, adjacent to their existing cut and sew operation and will employ up to 180 employees. These 180 new jobs range from operators and technicians to engineers and management. Palliser is implementing new manufacturing methodologies in this facility, including the use of conveyor one-piece continuous flow production in order to achieve higher efficiencies and more strenuous quality control. Energy efficiency was a key priority of the design, which uses low-demand kilowatt equipment and LED illumination.

Palliser Furniture Promotes Mark Wiltshire to Vice President of Sales for the United States

Palliser Furniture has promoted Mark Wiltshire to vice president of sales for the United States. In addition to his current responsibilities for Canadian and international sales, and Encore. In his new role, Wiltshire will be responsible for all Palliser and Encore sales in North America and Internationally.

Palliser Names Mark Wiltshire as Vice President of Sales

Mark Wiltshire has been named as vice president of sales at Palliser, reporting to President and CEO Cary Benson. Wiltshire joined Palliser on November 2, 2015, as vice president, sales for Canada, Mexico, and International. Most recently, he was responsible for Natuzzi sales in Canada, Mexico and Central America.

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