19 Indiana Woodworking Businesses Recognized
INDIANAPOLIS — Nineteen wood manufacturing firms from Indiana have been included on the 2023 FDMC 300 list, which ranks the largest cabinet, furniture, millwork, store fixture, office/contract and component producers in North America.
“Indiana is proud to be ranked as a top producer for so many wood products and to supply a large number of Hoosiers with good paying hardwood manufacturing jobs,” said Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, Indiana’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development. “Wood is a renewable resource and provides a stability and quality to furniture like no other.”
Among those recognized were Genesis Products, Goshen, Kountry Wood Products, Nappanee and Patrick Industries, Inc., Elkhart.
The overall list ranks companies based on 2022 sales information.
Here are the first 10 Indiana businesses on the list:
- Rank 3, MasterBrand, Jasper, $3.3 billion in annual sales, 14,000 employees
- Rank 23, Kimball International Inc., Jasper, $665.9 million in annual sales, 2,800 employees
- Rank 31, OFS Brands Inc., Huntingburg, $490 million in annual sales, 1,986 employees
- Rank 34, Genesis Products, Goshen, $380 million in annual sales, 1,150 employees
- Rank 51, Best Home Furnishings, Ferdinand, $245 million in annual sales, 850 employees
- Rank 53, Jasper Group, Jasper, $238.1 million in annual sales, 1,178 employees
- Rank 59, Kountry Wood Products, Nappanee, $200 million in annual sales, 540 employees
- Rank 69, Patrick Industries Inc., Elkhart, $170 million in annual sales, 7,000+ employees
- Rank 100, Smith Brothers of Berne Inc., Berne, $100 million in annual sales, 525 employees
- Rank 107, Koetter Woodworking Inc., Borden, $85 million in annual sales, 325 employees
“This industry is an incredible asset for Indiana agriculture,” said Chris Gonso, ISDA’s Hardwood Program Manager. “Many of our Hoosier companies have been on the FDMC list for many years, which shows how strong this industry is for economic potential in the agricultural industry.”
Indiana’s hardwood industry has an annual economic impact of more than $10 billion and supports 70,000 jobs. Indiana’s Hardwood Strategy aims to grow these numbers by promoting the expansion of current wood processing facilities, attracting new companies to the state, educating consumers and businesses on the sustainability of the hardwoods industry and seeking opportunities to increase the value of Indiana’s hardwood products.