AFP, the furniture and furnishing business subsidiary of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, is taking home and hospitality furniture sector to the next level, according to Paul Andrew, Switzerland-based creative investor and CEO of Blackpace.
Andrew made the remark at the 2018 edition of the annual Made By Design exhibition held in Lagos state.
“AFP’s unique designs and productions are taking this country’s furniture industry ahead, to the next level. If AFP continues like this, before long it will be a dominant global player in the sector,” he said.
His comment came amid accolades showered on AFP for its “unique” home, office and hospitality Made in Nigeria furniture.
Hordes of visitors who trooped to the company’s exhibition stand at the event commended AFP.
Mustapha Olorunnibe, another industry player and managing-director of of Miele Gallery, described AFP as “one good thing that has happened to Nigeria’s furniture industry”.
“We at Miele Gallery have never regretted doing business with AFP because as associates in this industry, AFP has been a worthy associate indeed,” Olorunnibe said.
On his part, Oliver Cohen, interim general manager of AFP, said, “the wide range of the company’s products are made in Nigeria.”
“We are proudly Nigerian and these products are of varied designs, forms and style; there are modern oriental designs with intricate lines and details; their versatility, elegance and comfort all in one piece are not only breathe-taking but are enduring,” Cohen said.
AFP is the furniture production facility of JBN Plc. It offers a full line of high quality furniture made in Nigeria, utilising modern techniques and processes for large turnkey projects or composite furniture for a client’s requirement.