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Gat Creek expands factory to build more furniture


One of the unpredictable aspects of the Covid pandemic has been its effect on businesses. While some categories struggled and even failed due to the quarantines that kept customers at home, others have flourished. 

All of this “home time” has reacquainted us with just how important our living spaces are to our well-being. Furniture plays a major role in how comfortable and comforting our homes can be, as the order and shipment growth at Gat Creek since April 2020 surely attest. 

“Pre-covid our workshop operated at about eighty percent of rated capacity,” Gat Caperton said. “We thought we had plenty of time to dive into the expansion we had been thinking about. But covid changed that schedule. We have been operating beyond our rated capacity for over a year.”

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