On January 18, 2017 FABRYKI MEBLI “FORTE” S.A. entered into a joint venture agreement on the production and sales of furniture on the Indian market with an Indian company named Indian Furniture Products Limited (IFPL) of the ADVENTZ Capital Group.
We are very delighted to announce that FABRYKI MEBLI „FORTE” S.A. joined the elite group of 25 companies of the Warsaw Stock Exchange listed in the RESPECT INDEX.
“Rzeczpospolita”, the national daily, published an annual List of 2000 Polish Enterprises and Exporters and distinguished companies which are particularly effective and dynamic in their development.
FABRYKI MEBLI „FORTE” S.A. initiated the largest investment in the history of the Company and one of the largest investments within Polish business in recent years thanks to which 1000 new work places will be created. Worth 700 million PLN investment forms part of the created by Ministry of Development Plan for Responsible Growth of Polish Economy.
On November 17 the finals of the “Leaders of Tomorrow 2016” competition were held as organized for the 20th anniversary of the formation of ICAN Institute – a publisher of a prestigious magazine “Harvard Business Review Polska”. The winner of one of the main prizes was Maciej Formanowicz, President of the Management Board of FABRYKI MEBLI “FORTE” S.A.
On November 3-4, the 1st Borderland Business Forum devoted to the wood and furniture industry was held in Suwałki and attracted participation of entrepreneurs, local government officials, experts and government representatives. One of the essential items of the agenda was FORTE’s presentation on our scheduled investment in Suwałki.