15 June 2024, 09:12
By Furniture News May 22, 2024

Dreams awarded Manufacturing Guild Mark

Dreams has been awarded the prestigious Manufacturing Guild Mark by The Furniture Makers’ Company.

Howard James, operations manager at FIRA International, presented the award today to Michael Dingwall, director of production and quality, and Ian King, operational excellence manager, at Dreams’ bed factory in Oldbury, West Midlands.

The award follows the formal welcome of Dreams as a corporate partner of The Furniture Makers’ Company earlier this year.

’ Oldbury factory is home to a 250-strong team (including five apprentices), spanning quilting, sewing, fabric cutting, upholstery, tape edging, mattress tufting, building, and frame and drawer assembly. Over half of the mattresses Dreams sells are handmade at the site.

Dreams employs over 500 members of staff in the West Midlands alone across its bed factory, three distribution sites and eight retail shops based there.

Dreams’ CCO Paul Solly says: "Having recently become a corporate partner of The Furniture Makers' Company, we’re thrilled to have been accredited with the Manufacturing Guild Mark. This accreditation is a real testament to the expertise of our craftspeople and the high standards we maintain throughout our business. At its core, Dreams is committed to providing premium products that meet our customers’ needs. Being awarded the Manufacturing Guild Mark cements this promise and recognises our success in doing so.”

Daniel Mesecke, chairman of The Furniture Makers’ Company, adds: “It’s fantastic to see Dreams be the latest company to receive the prestigious Manufacturing Guild Mark, underscoring Dreams’ commitment to excellence, craftsmanship and innovation in the bed retail sector. Congratulations to Dreams on this well-deserved recognition, we look forward to witnessing your continued success and contributions to the furniture and furnishings industry.”


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