A legacy we are proud
to share.

 

Our History

PURSUING CONTINUOUS GROWTH TO BETTER SERVE CLIENTS.

1938

JH CARR ESTABLISHED

JH Carr begins manufacturing upholstered seating.

1948

FOLDCRAFT ESTABLISHED

Founded by Harold Nielsen, Foldcraft emerged at the end of World War II as a manufacturer of folding tables and chairs.

1967

PLYMOLD ACQUIRED

Foldcraft identified a market niche for a specialty furniture product known as “contour mold” and acquired the Plymold brand to begin producing it.

1972

WAYMAR ESTABLISHED

Emerging as an early competitor to Plymold, Waymar entered the contour mold market and began offering additional furniture options including solid wood tables.

1985

ESOP FORMED

Foldcraft founder, Harold Nielsen elected to sell the company to those who helped him build it.

1992

100% EMPLOYEE OWNED

Harold Nielsen retired and Foldcraft officially became 100% employee owned.

1993

WB POWELL ESTABLISHED

Identifying a growing demand for custom millwork, WB Powell opened its doors in Corona, California.

1998

WB POWELL ACQUIRED

To diversify the Foldcraft brand family, WB Powell was acquired with Foldcraft operations further expanding into California.

2002

BKR DESIGNS ACQUIRED

Plymold’s upholstery capability was elevated with the acquisition of BKR Designs.

2005

BURGETT'S ACQUIRED

Expanding the Plymold brand portfolio to include case goods, Burgetts was acquired.

2011

STAINLESS FABRICATION BEGAN

With a growing demand for stainless products, Foldcraft began the fabrication of stainless steel.

2012

WAYMAR AND JH CARR ACQUIRED

Elevating the Foldcraft brand portfolio, the acquisition of Waymar & JH Carr expanded custom capabilities.

Subscribe To Foldcraft Updates




Thanks! Your submission was successful.