Brødrene Andersen Møbelsnedkeri

1916
Cabinet maker I.C.A Jensen starts his own workshop in the centre of Aarhus city, Denmark. A traditional firm of furniture makers which gradually goes into the production of furniture designed by architects.
 
1978
The brothers Knud and Vagn Andersen buy I.C.A. Jensens's furniture company, and continue the proud crafting traditions. Brdr. Andersen was founded on the basis of the existing furniture production.
 
1979
Brdr. Andersen moves to a new location in Risskov. The first piece of furniture in their own collection, the classic slatted sofa designed by architect Andreas Hansen, is launched. This also forms the start of a close collaboration with several Danish furniture designers.
 
1980
A decision is made to specialise in solid light wood, primarily ash, beech and oak. Brdr. Andersen becomes a member of the Danish Furniture-Makers' Quality Control.
 
1984
Brdr. Andersen becomes the first in Denmark to introduce an oval dinning table in solid, soap-treated beech.
Exports are increased, and the furniture company obtains a good foothold in Germany and in the Scandinavian countries.
 
1990
The company doubles in size, and investments are made in CNC-controlled machines, which provide new possibilities in forming wood.
 
1992
The next generation of the Andersen family joins the company, to strengthen the sales- and marketing department. Closer links are made with a number of partners in the export markets, and exports are further intensified.
 
1998
From 1992 - 1997 the export is steadily increasing, and furthermore Brdr. Andersen is expanding their product line. In 1998 a targeted branding of Brdr. Andersen and the products are initiated.
 
2000
Brdr. Andersen is, due to the branding, experiencing a great amount of interest for both the company and the products.
 
2002
Zeta Furniture is secreted as an independent firm with its own brand, to handle the increasing interest from the contract market.
A collaboration with furniture architect Ditlev Karsten is initiated, and a full range of sideboards and cabinets are created.
 
2003
Yet another step is taken towards a change in generation, and another son joins the firm to strengthen the finance and IT-department.
 
2007
Brdr. Andersen moves to brand new premises in Søften, Hinnerup, which once again doubles the company in size.
 
2009
Brdr. Andersen and architect Hans Thyge Raunkjær initiate a collaboration, and the FORUM-series is born. First a folding table and a meeting chair are introduced, and in 2010 the meeting table is launched.
 
2011
In colaboration with Karl Rüdiger og Tonny Glismand (firm byKATO) a table and a sideboard are launched, as the first of a range of products in the Bykato-series.

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