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kinds, and then it grew like crazy.” As demand for office furnishings


exploded, the company continued to expand and produce finely crafted case goods (furniture with internal compartments for storage). D&E was innovative in terms of working with materials like plastic laminate, core board and bent plywood, along with fine-milled wood. From the start, the company earned a reputation for quali- ty products tailored to specific custom- er requirements, excellent workman- ship and great customer service. One thing that set D&E apart, and


that continues to be a source of great pride, is its dedication to sourcing ma- terials from resources and suppliers within a 500-mile radius of compa- ny headquarters. From the start, D&E vowed to support the North American economy, and it has continued this practice even as other companies have gone to overseas sourcing and manufacturing. D&E continues to design,


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D&E Wood Mississauga, Ontario manufacturing plant


D&E has committed to several programs that reduce its carbon footprint and impact on the planet.


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