TUUCI Acquires Pavilion Furniture
Thursday, November 9, 2017
TUUCI Worldwide, LLC, (“TUUCI”), the global leader in the design and manufacture of distinctive umbrellas and cabanas, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pavilion Furniture (“PAVILION”).
“PAVILION represents TUUCI’s first effort via acquisition to leverage its strengths in design, manufacturing and distribution and we are excited to welcome its team to our family of companies,” said TUUCI’s president Tom Parker.
“PAVILION will continue to operate as its own company and brand, independent from TUUCI’s umbrella and cabana divisions. Pavilion has designed and manufactured quality exterior furnishings for over 40 years. We look forward to helping the Pavilion team with its strategic plan for continued growth.”
Pavilion will be led by Ward Usmar. “We are also pleased to announce that Ward Usmar has been appointed president of Pavilion,” said Parker. “Ward has been with TUUCI for 15 years and has been in the outdoor furniture industry for over 22 years, serving on the International Casual Furnishings Association Board from 2011 to 2016, and as chairman 2013 & 2014. His experience and professionalism will help drive Pavilion to be a leading brand in the outdoor furniture world.”
TUUCI, North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of distinctive parasols and shade structures, has enjoyed significant growth since its founding 20 years ago by Dougan Clarke, CEO and Founder. Designed, engineered and manufactured in Miami, Florida, TUUCI products are specified for the world’s leading resorts, hotels and restaurants because of their combination of beauty, enduring performance and function.
TUUCI Worldwide, LLC owns businesses around the world, including its global headquarters in Miami, Florida (TUUCI, LLC), EMEA headquarters in The Netherlands (TUUCI Europe, BV) and Southeast Asia headquarters in Vietnam (TUUCI Asia, Ltd).
Pavilion Furniture, a Miami-based manufacturer of durable and elegant custom outdoor furniture, has roots in manufacturing going back nearly 50 years. Pavilion’s in-house design and manufacturing teams design and build custom products primarily for the hospitality and residential outdoor furniture markets.