InPeter E. Kroehler bought the Naper Kroehler Furniture Manufacturing Company Inc Lounge Co. Kroehler built a new factory in Naperville in after the original facility was destroyed by a tornado. Soon thereafter, he renamed the company Kroehler Manufacturing Co. This enterprise soon operated across the country and employed several hundred men and women in the Chicago Furinture. The company struggled during the s, closing its historic Naperville factory in and ending its operations in the area.

By the early s, furniture was still manufactured under the Kroehler name by two unrelated companies, one in North Carolina and the other in Ontario, Canada. Wilson, with additional contributions from Stephen R. Porter and Janice L. All Rights Reserved. Portions are copyrighted by other institutions and individuals. Additional information on copyright and permissions.

Kroehler Manufacturing Co.

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The Kroehler company and its 10 factories in the United States and Canada, became the world's largest furniture manufacturer. But the company gradually faded from the scene in the 1970s. In 1982 the Kroehler plant was sold. In the summer of 1989, fire destroyed the abandoned Plant No. 3. "Our Dad" A biography of Peter Kroehler by his sons. P. E ...…

Kroehler Manufacturing Co.

Soon thereafter, he renamed the company Kroehler Manufacturing Co. This enterprise soon operated across the country and employed several hundred men and women in the Chicago area. By the middle of the 1940s, with over $20 million in annual sales, Kroehler was the second-largest furniture maker in …Location: Kroehler Manufacturing Co.…