La-Z-Boy Building
Getting Started

Getting Started

In 1927, in a garage in Monroe, Michigan, cousins Edwin J. Shoemaker and Edward M. Knabusch designed the reclining wood-slat chair.

Innovation Pioneers

Innovative Pioneers

This chair launched the world-renowned La-Z-Boy brand and a new category in furniture-the iconic recliner.

American Heritage

At La-Z-Boy, we're proud of our American heritage. Our business began in 1927, in a garage in Monroe, Michigan. Chair, Edwin J. Shoemaker and Edward M. Knabusch designed a reclining wood-slat chair that would revolutionze the furniture industry. Today,La-Z-Boy is still headquartered in Monroe, Michigan, less than two miles from the site of that original workshop located.

American Heritage

Mission Statement

La-Z-Boy enriches people’s lives by transforming houses into homes. Our mission is to be the leading global provider of comfortable, personalized and styish home furnishings. Our people are passionate about our customers, creating quality products and investing in the communities

Legacy continues

Today, our dedicated employees continue their lagacy and build upon their commitment to quality, craftsmanship and American heritage.

Long-term value

La-Z-Boy is dedicated to providing quality products and outstanding service to our customers, offering employees an inspiring work environment and operating with unwavering integrity.

Dreams fulfilled

Their story is a testament to the American Dream, and their uncompromising spirit continues to be the driving force behind the La-Z-Boy brand.

Environmentally Vigilant

Environmentally Vigilant

We are also vigilant with regard to the environment, integrating sustainable business practices to reduce the impact of our operations both locally and globally.

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Product Quality & Craftsmanship

La-Z-Boy is committed to crafting products that meet or exceed industry standards for quality and safety.
Through comprehensive research and development, North American manufacturing of our upholstered furniture utilizing our world-class global supply chain, and prudent sourcing of casegoods, we strive to consistently deliver products that live up to the La-Z-Boy name.

Integrity, Compliance & Ethics

For over 90 years, the La-Z-Boy brand has focused on the core values of honesty and integrity. We are dedicated to upholding the highest ethical standards in all aspects of our business operations. La-Z-Boy employees, from our manufacturing facilities, regional distribution centers and stores, to our corporate offices, are committed to this core tenet.