Welcome to the HOWE universe


We believe in a sense of movement at HOWE; the idea that what we do is not only moving the levels of craftsmanship or the confinements within design but also moving the people who use our furniture every day. This is why all chairs and tables from HOWE offer impeccable functionality.



You can fold them. You can stack them. You can roll them any way that you want, optimizing the spaces in which we work, think, study, and communicate. Just as you can feel comfort in them; the look, the originality, the way form follows function to the very last detail. Time and time again.


We are HOWE and we believe in moving design. Since 1928.

A long successful journey

HOWE Furniture was founded in 1928 in Trumbull, Connecticut, by Harold Howe. HOWE started out making card tables, snack tables, bedside tables, folding cribs, wooden hat racks, sewing tables, and just about any furniture that folded. One early HOWE slogan was IF IT FOLDS, ASK HOWE.


Over the 20th century, HOWE became the leading brand of multi-usage and space-saving tables in North America. The slogan was TABLES = HOWE.


HOWE’s European organisation started in the late 1960s on a license agreement. Later, in 1989, HOWE acquired the European licensee and its production facilities and operations in Middelfart, Denmark. HOWE Europe a/s became a reality. It manufactured chairs and tables.

During the 1990s and early 2000s, HOWE in Europe and HOWE in the US developed into two independent brands, following different concepts and go-to-market strategies.


The European organisation expanded due to its A&D-focused strategy and strong product development. In 2011 we implemented ONE WORLD – ONE HOWE, meaning that the European HOWE overtook all the North American HOWE activities and began rolling out the European strategy and HOWE collection in North America.


Today all international HOWE activities are managed from Denmark, with strong global sales and an extensive supply network. HOWE a/s has subsidiaries in USA, UK, France, and Poland. HOWE is owned by

 CF Group.



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What we value

One of HOWE's strengths is that our employees have different backgrounds, standards, and values. Together, we make HOWE a workplace where there is room for diversity and development.


At the same time, we as a company have shared values that form the basis of our culture — values we embrace individually and encourage our colleagues to live by.


HOWE's basic values are:

Flexibility - Focus - Innovation - Passion - Humanity


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Career opportunities

HOWE strives to be a world-class company in all aspects. To achieve that, we foster a value-based culture where personal responsibility, loyalty, and initiative are decisive professional attributes.


Interested in a job at HOWE?

Please send us your application and current CV.

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High credit

Bisnode’s international rating model helps to make secured and informed financial decisions. It is a trustworthy advisor when it comes to healthy business relationships. Their examination of HOWE has proved that we are still financially rock-solid and resulted in a AAA – Highest creditworthiness rating of our group.


The credit rating implies that the financial risk of establishing business with a AAA-rated company is exceptionally low. HOWE is in an exclusive league of companies with the highest creditworthiness, which less than 2% of Danish companies are entitled to.

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