Founded in 1889 by John Mathias Bernhardt, Bernhardt Furniture Company, Inc., is one of the largest family-owned and family-operated marketers of fine wood and upholstered furniture in the United States. Through their commitment to high business standards and the principles of fine craftsmanship, the Bernhardt family has led this American enterprise to its current ranking among the top U.S. furniture companies in annual sales worldwide. Bernhardt collections have won multiple Pinnacle Awards for outstanding product design, and Bernhardt brand loyalty is one of the strongest in the industry. Located in the foothills of western North Carolina, Bernhardt employs more than 1400 people in the U.S. and abroad, with 12 facilities in western North Carolina and four offices overseas. The company's 75,000 square foot showroom is located in High Point, NC.