The Franklin Corporation is a privately owned furniture manufacturer. Founded in 1970, the company employs more than 1,200 people. It offers various products, such as lift chairs, recliners and sofas that are made according to the Upholstered Furniture Action Council standards. The company s facilities utilize computerized numerical-controlled technologies in milling and boring operations. It also utilizes modern technologies in pattern layout, fabric cutting and sewing. The company operates a production and quick ship program in association with its logistics division. Additionally, it operates a more than 35,500-square-foot furniture research facility, which supports a comprehensive furniture research, testing and technical assistance program. The Franklin Corporation is ISO 9001 certified and is located in Houston.