Møllers Møbelfabrik

J.L. Mollers Mobelfabrik makes furniture with the tradition of classic craftsmanship. In 1944 in the centre of Århus, Denmark N.O Moller founded a small workshop where the first chair No.1 was developed in two years time. Throughout the years Mobelfabrik expanded and started exporting to Germany, USA and Japan. In 1981 the company receives the Dansk MøbelIndustri Furniture Prize and the citation for the prize mentions J.L. Møllers Møbelfabriks ability to combine the best craft traditions with modern furniture manufacture. Today the company continues in Møller family ownership and is managed by Jørgen Henrik Møller. 

History 
1920 Niels Otto Møller is born.
1939 N.O. Møller completes his apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker. 
1944 J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik is founded by N.O. Møller in a tiny workshop in the centre
of Århus, Denmark.
1946 The first chair, No. 1, is developed.
1951 Chair no. 71 and armchair no. 55 are designed.
1952 Exports begin to Germany and USA.
1954 Chair no. 75 and armchair no. 56 are designed.
1959 J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik moves to new and bigger premises on L.A. Ringsvej in Højbjerg
on the outskirts of Århus.   Image  
1959 Chair no. 77 and armchair no. 57 are designed.
1961 J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik buys a 33.000 m2 plot and builds a 6000 m2 factory on Oddervej 202
in Højbjerg.  Image  
1962 Chair no. 78 and armchair no. 62 are designed.
1963 Bench nos. 63 and 63A are designed.
1966 Chair no. 79 and armchair no. 64 are designed.
1966 N.O. Møller’s son Jens Ole Møller completes his cabinet making training.   I 
1968 Chair no. 80 and armchair no. 65 are designed.
1969 N.O. Møller’s son Jørgen Henrik Møller completes his cabinet making training. 
1970 Chair no. 82 is designed.
1972 The factory expands into a 2500 m3 production area.
1974 Chair no. 83 and armchair no. 66 are designed .
1974 Exports to Japan begin .
1974 Jørgen Henrik Møller is a student at the Copenhagen Design School, where he designs chair no. 401 and armchair no. 402.
1975 Chair no. 408 is designed.
1976 Chair no. 84 and armchair no. 67 are designed.
1981 Chair no. 85 and armchair no. 68 are designed.
1981 The company receives the Dansk MøbelIndustri’s Furniture Prize. The citation for the prize mentions J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik’s ability to combine the best craft traditions with modern furniture manufacture. The company has always obstinately held firm to its high quality level.
1982 N.O. Møller dies. His two sons Jørgen Henrik Møller and Jens Ole Møller carry on the company.
1985 Chair no. 86 and armchair no. 69 are designed.
1986 Chair no. 311 and armchair no. 312 are designed.
1986 Chair no. 333 and armchair no. 334 are designed.
1987 Chair no. 12 and armchair no. 13 are designed.
1994 Jens. O. Møller dies.
1995 Chair no. 40 and armchair no. 50 are designed by Andreas Hansen.
1997 Chair no. 100 is designed by MDD Henrik Bønnelycke.
  Today the company continues in Møller family ownership – and is managed by Jørgen Henrik Møller. His eldest son Michael Møller has started in the company as a representative of the next generation.

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