MacKenzie-Dow Fine Furniture Named 2011 Build It In America Award Winner

Posted on May 27, 2011

Washington, D.C., <May 27, 2011>: The MADE: In America organization announced today that MacKenzie-Dow Fine Furniture is the winner of a 2011 Build it in America Award. The award will be presented at the annual Take Pride in America celebration held at the United States Capitol on July 4, 2011.  MacKenzie-Dow is one of five organizations honored in the United States with this award.

MacKenzie-Dow Fine Furniture, headquartered in Huntington, West Virginia, is a manufacturer and distributor of hand-made fine furniture pieces.  “We are excited to be recognized for our efforts alongside some of the most respected names in the furnishings industry.  Our team of craftsmen works very hard to produce some of the most unique and exquisite pieces in our country,” said Gary Adams, CEO of MacKenzie-Dow.

The Build it in America Award recognizes leading American companies who have made extraordinary commitments to manufacturing in the United States.  MADE: In America joins industry professionals in recognizing MacKenzie-Dow as exemplary in its field, and congratulates the company and its employees for their long standing commitment to making --in America-- the finest in hand-crafted, furniture.

About MacKenzie-Dow:MacKenzie-Dow Fine Furniture is a manufacturer, distributor and retailer of fine furniture headquartered in Huntington, West Virginia.  The company is a limited liability corporation formed in 2002.  Specializing in the production of fine quality, solid black cherry residential furnishings, the company distributes its products nationally in over 265 mid-upper and retail home furnishings stores and 20 design centers throughout the United States.  The company’s products are currently sold in the United States, Russia and Canada.  The company operates a showroom in the High Point Market in High Point, North Carolina as well as a retail operation located at The Greenbrier, “Americas Resort” located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.  For more information, please visit the company website, located at www.mackenziedow.com.

About MADE: IN AMERICA:. MADE: In America is a not-for-profit educational organization based in Washington, D.C.  The group’s mission is foster a business climate conducive to the free exchange of ideas and information for the purpose of revitalizing and sustaining the competitiveness of American commerce and industry in a global economy. Made: In America is a coalition of business leaders, public policy makers, educators and concerned citizens dedicated to designing and articulating new and innovative ways to promote American enterprise in the 21st Century.  The organization’s annual BEST: Made in America and Build it in America awards are the culmination of a deliberative year-long search to identify and honor America’s best businesses. The award was created to heighten public awareness of American- made products and a showcase the companies and individuals who create them. 

In addition, MADE: In America also conducts the American Treasures Award program, established to recognize and honor individuals making significant contributions to the American enterprise system. Beyond the awards programs, MADE: In America undertakes a wide range of other educational programs and services in cooperation with a network of coalition partners through the American Enterprise Initiative and In Service to American Business. These strategic educational initiatives are created for both manufacturers and consumers in order to shape public discourse and policy.  For more information, please contact James De Lorbe, Chairman & CEO, MADE: In America  202-543-1573 or visit their website at www.madeinamerica-usa.org.