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Gat Caperton, AHFA
Gat Caperton has been honored with AHFA's Distinguished Service Award.

AHFA Honors Gat Caperton

The American Home Furnishings Alliance has awarded its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, to manufacturer and environmentalist William Gaston “Gat” Caperton IV. The honor was presented…
Joe Johnston
Joe Johnston is the new Chair of the AHFA board.

Joe Johnston Named AHFA Chair

The American Home Furnishings Alliance has announced that Joe Johnston, CEO of Johnston Casuals Furniture, North Wilkesboro, NC, was elected 2023 Chair of the AHFA Board of Directors during the…

AHFA 2022 Summit to Address Compliance, Sustainability

The American Home Furnishings Alliance announces Ann Marie Buerkle, former acting chair of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, will provide a keynote presentation at the 2022 Regulatory and…

AHFA PARTNERS DIVISION AWARDS 12 SCHOLARSHIPS

The Solution Partners supplier division of the American Home Furnishings Alliance has awarded 12 scholarships to students with a parent working full-time in the home furnishings industry.  The $2,…

New Officers and Directors for AHFA Divisions

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces Greg Van Dyke, vice president of sales and outside locations for Hanes Industries, Conover, N.C., will serve as chair of its Solution Partners…
Roger Bland, AHFA
Roger Bland has been elected chair of the AHFA Board of Directors

American Home Furnishings Alliance Names 2022 Board

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces Roger Bland, President and CEO of Southern Motion, Pontotoc, MI, has been elected Chair of the AHFA Board of Directors for 2022.  Joining…
Myrtle Hayworth Barthmaier
Myrtle Hayworth Barthmaier will be inducted into the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame as a Trailblazer.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame to Induct Myrtle Barthmaeir as a Trailblazer

Myrtle Hayworth Barthmaier, the President and Chairwoman for 27 years of Hayworth Industries will be inducted as a Trailblazer and will receive the industry’s highest honor as a member of the…
AHFA Solution Partners Scholarship
AHFA has extended the deadline for its student scholarship program to Feb. 26.

AHFA Extends Deadline for Student Scholarship Program

The American Home Furnishings Alliance has extended the application deadline for its 2021 academic scholarships to Friday, February 26. The deadline previously was January 31.  AHFA’s Solution…

Industry Associations Lend Support to Revised Fall High Point Market Schedule

In the first initiative of its kind, three industry associations joined the High Point Market Authority to support the new, three-period safe attendance plan for fall market, scheduled for Oct. 13-21…

2019 AHFA Regulatory Summit to Spotlight Product Safety Issues

Lawsuits, Congressional hearings, media firestorms and fast-tracked changes to safety standards have created a new landscape of product safety issues in the home furnishings industry this year. To…
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