Founded in 1985 by a group of furniture veterans, Progressive Furniture quickly grew to become a major supplier of occasional tables, bedroom furniture, dining room furniture and entertainment centers. In 2001 Progressive Furniture was acquired by Sauder Furniture. The acquisition created the 7th largest furniture manufacturing company in the world with facilities in Ohio, North Carolina, California, Mexico and China, Indonesia and Vietnam. The companies mission statement is, "Creating Better offer Better Value...for Better Living."