Reclining Sofa Collection by Elran
It’s long been known that the label Made in Quebec is synonymous with quality in furniture, but did you also know that Quebec-made furniture comes in a wide range of styles and price?
Curious to know what gives “Made in Quebec” furniture that certain je ne sais quoi? Read on!
What Exactly Does Made in Quebec Mean for Furniture?
Quebec-made furniture is designed and manufactured by qualified workers in a workshop or factory located in the province of Quebec. In fact, the furniture industry in Quebec provides nearly 25,000 direct jobs in 1500 different locations and is one of the seven largest employers in manufacturing, just after the food sector.
So it’s quite simple, really. When you buy Quebec, a beneficial ripple effect occurs in the form of support for local jobs and local economies.
At BrandSource, we’re proud to say that the 21 owner-operated Quebec retailers offer over 72% of their product selection from local Quebec manufacturers.
In-Store or On-Line: How Do You Know Your Furniture Was Made in Quebec?
Look for the Fleur de Lys
Finding Quebec-made furniture is easy. Just look for the Fleur de Lys logo from the Quebec Furniture Manufacturers’ Association (QFMA). It can be found on store windows and tent cards. It also carries the headline Meuble du Québec.
Who Are the Quebec Furniture Manufacturers?
Actually, there are more than 105 manufacturers that are proud to call Quebec home, including such well-known brands as Elran, Canadel, Bélisle Furniture, Julien Beaudoin, Amisco, Arboit Poitras, Jaymar, Bugatti Design. To learn more about them and discover others, we invite you to visit the Meuble du Québec website.
Such depth in this manufacturing sector means that there is something for every sense of style and budget. Plus, whatever you select, you also will be able to customize it. So go ahead, express yourself! Customize your dining room and bedroom furniture, and while you’re at it, include the sofa, loveseat, sectional and recliner as well.
Solid Wood Dining Room Set by Canadel
7 Reasons to Say OUI to Made-in-Quebec Furniture
Your decision to Buy Quebec says a lot about you:
- You value the quality of craftsmanship and durability of furniture produced here.
- You delight in the choice of colours, fabrics, leathers, size options.
- You recognize the talent, creativity and know-how of local manufacturers.
- You benefit from the quality of your purchase and the price that fits your budget.
- You care for the environment by selecting furniture that has not travelled halfway around the world and lowers the carbon footprint.
- You support local economies and job creation.
- You cultivate the use of native wood species that are better adapted to our northern climate.
Need New Furniture?
Visit one of our member-owned BrandSource stores to see their vast selection of Quebec-made furniture. I’m certain that, like a growing number of Quebecers, you will fall in love with the furniture made right here.
Rebecca, Your Furniture Expert