The year was 1944. Abram Albert DeFehr, a Russian born immigrant to Canada, began making simple wooden pieces in the basement of his Winnipeg home. Within a few years, the fledgling business had moved from the basement into a former chicken barn — Palliser's first furniture factory.
Today, Palliser is Canada’s leading home furniture manufacturer, providing a livelihood for over 4000 people, funding a philanthropic foundation that shares profits with communities around the world, and continuing to build value with values.
Palliser's Mission is to be a community of people dedicated to leadership in design, service, and customer value in the furniture industry.
Palliser's Values are building on a heritage of faith, we aspire to: