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About Holsag

Learn How We Manufacture the Highest Quality Wooden Chairs

The type of wood matters

Holsag wooden chairs are made exclusively from 100% European Beech Hardwood. Using a hardwood like beech, rather than a softwood like pine, makes a huge difference in the durability of the chair frame. The components of European Beech are thick and strong, creating a frame that will stand up to years of hard use and wear and tear.

Joints are key

We use mortise and tenon joints which are glued, pinned, and screwed into the frame to create a chair that will not creek and wobble. Corner blocks are added under the seats for extra strength.

The finish must be durable

All Holsag chairs are hand-sanded, including between the back rungs and along the stretchers. The color stain is hand-wiped into the wood for an even color distribution throughout the frame. The stain is then covered with a durable, catalyzed lacquer that resists cracking, scratching, and chipping.

In addition, all Holsag chairs now feature an antimicrobial finish to inhibit the growth of micro-organisms, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, algae, mold, and mildew. This makes Holsag seating the safest wooden furniture on the market amid COVID-19. Learn more.

Limitless customization options

Holsag provides a full custom color matching service and the available stain options span the rainbow. We can duplicate any color to precision on our chair frames. In addition, we have an in-house upholstery shop that provides flexible options when choosing fabrics and vinyl for our chairs.

Why Customers Trust Holsag to Build Their Chairs

Originally founded as Holsag Europe in 1960, Holsag Canada has been operating a privately owned manufacturing plant in Lindsay, Ontario since 1990. We source wood from the finest grown, and 100% sustainable, European Beech Wood forests in Europe. Our chairs are crafted in our facility by local residents who care about designing and building the best chairs on the market. We’re proud to serve our business partners in senior living, fine dining, education, and hospitality throughout North America.

Holsag operates in a 270,000 square–foot manufacturing facility that has shipped over a million chairs worldwide. Our Lindsay facility serves customers in all Canadian Provinces and the United States. All chairs enter the USA duty–free under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA).

On January 18, 2017, Holsag joined the MITY Incorporated family of product brands. This partnership has enabled us to expand our product offerings to customers and create new business partnerships throughout the global commercial furniture marketplace. Holsag and MITY Inc. are committed to delivering an exceptional customer experience and unsurpassed value through the design and manufacturing of industry-leading products.

Press Releases

MITY Inc Announces a New COO & CFO – December 5, 2023

MITY Inc Welcomes a New CEO – November 30, 2023

Holsag Products Come Standard With Antimicrobial Finish – December 16, 2020

Holsag Launches New Website and Expands Product Offering – April 7, 2020

MITY Inc. Acquires Holsag – January 30, 2017

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