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Interview with The Port of Los Angeles

 

Over the summer, AFM Contract’s Andrew Chow was invited to be interviewed for the Port of Los Angeles new #1in9 segment.  “#1in9 is a new video series by the Port of Los Angeles, spotlighting some of its stakeholders…highlighting the different careers and industries supported by trade through the Port of Los Angeles and surrounding five-county region”.
Topics discussed in the interview breakdown working in the hospitality industry from a manufacturing standpoint, as well as operating a family owned business and how the Port of LA/ Long Beach impacts their business.

2017 BD West Los Angeles

AFM participated in the BD West 2017 show at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 6th to 7th.  This marks the 2nd consecutive year AFM Contract hosted a booth at the BD West show.

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On display were seating and furniture piece built in our California facility.

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In addition to BD West, AFM has been participating in other upcoming NEWH shows for 2017.  If you would like to know our status for attending any upcoming show or would like more information, feel free to contact us at any time.

MNC World News interview with AFM Contract

Jakarta, Indonesia-  President of AFM Harry Chou was invited for an interview by MNC World News to be showcased on of their feature segments “Special Dialogue”.  “Special Dialogue” interviews professionals (formerly from Indonesia) from various industries to discuss their profession which in turn would enlighten and encourage fellow Indonesian viewers.

SNEAK-PEAK OF AFM GRAND OPENING

 

AFM Contract hosted a housewarming event on May 5th, 2017 to celebrate the company’s move to Pomona, California.  Previously, AFM was located at City of Industry, California where they were operating from a property space of 0.9 acres.  The Pomona facility now operates on 3 acres of land, and also represents the company’s growth and stability, as the new property is the first property purchased for AFM Contract.

As part of the housewarming program and to show homage to the company’s Indonesian roots, Pendet dancers showcased their traditional Balinese dance routine.

Honorable guests in attendance were US Representative 39th district- Ed Royce, Elisa Whaler, Alan DeSantis, Asst. Director of Trade Development at Port of  Los Angeles- Norman Arikawa, Consulate General of Indonesia, Los Angeles branch – Umar Hadi.  

AFM Contract at BD West 2015 Trade Show

For the 2015 BD West trade show AFM collaborated with the Dallas-based design firm SeifertMurphy to create a memorable capsule collection. Inspired by the idea of the modern hearth, we showcased pieces that blended the traditional with the modern to create truly innovative and classic pieces.

Founder and CEO Harry Chou was in attendance, along with Product Consultant Lyle Thompson, and it was great to meet current and past clients as well as meeting potential future clients! BD West has always been a great show that showcases both the established design and manufacturing companies as well as giving the world a taste of new and upcoming companies as well. It was a great show, with a great atmosphere, and on top of everything we can say that Lyle’s outfit was a hit!

See you next year BD West!