A northeast mississippi furniture company is coming back strong in more ways than one after a devastating fire nearly a year ago.
Allie martin tells us how "behold washington" furniture is making a bigger impact at the tupelo furniture market.
For a brief moment, executives at "behold washington furniture took a break to officially open a new, expanded showroom at the tupelo furniture market.
Nats the company moved from a 6 thousand square foot space, to a 19 thousand square foot showroom.
"the time was right to expan our footprint."
The company has been through a lot this past year.
Last september, a massive fire destroyed a warehouse and damaged production lines at its pontotoc plant.
Weeks later, the company was making furniture again.
And earlier this summer, work began on a 400 thousand square foot warehouse replacing the one destroyed in the blaze.
Jim youngblood owns delta furniture company out of clarksdale and is a longtime customer of behold- washington.
He is glad to see the furniture maker rebound, bigger and better after last year's fire.
"i knew it put them down fo awhile, but in a year they have pretty much rebounded on it, had to wait for awhile to get product, but now they're flowing it in."
Standup bridge while some companies may have scaled back after a massive fire at their manufacturing plant, executives at behond- washington felt it was good business sense to more than triple their space at the tupelo furniture market, while the rebuild at their factory is ongoing.
"it is important for us t support our retailers and what better way than for us to provide a big presence here in tupelo so they can shop and have a good experience while at tupelo furniture market."
Beard says business was brisk the first official day of the tupelo market .
Behold washington should be in its new warehouse by december.
Allie martin, wcbi news behold washington also has a smithville