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Flammability & Flame Retardants

Consumer safety often leads the drive for updated policies and regulations. Within the last several years there has been an evolution of furniture flammability standards aimed at reducing the need for additional chemicals generally found within upholstery. Health advocacy groups have been pushing lawmakers to phase out the use of potentially harmful flame retardant chemicals.

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Winco Acquired by Champion Manufacturing Inc.

We are pleased to announce that Winco Manufacturing, LLC. Has been acquired by Champion Manufacturing Inc., creating a broad provider of clinical seating solutions supporting caregivers across the healthcare continuum from residential care to treatment and specialty procedural care environments.  The partnership will be mutually beneficial for Winco and Champion, leveraging the strengths of both organizations to further advance our shared legacy

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Champion’s Transmission Barrier Elevates Infection Control

Champion’s new Transmission Barrier is here to help medical professionals keep pace with the evolving healthcare landscape. Our top priority is creating a safe, empowering environment for patients using our medical seating solutions. Taking additional measures to help slow the transmission of COVID and other airborne viruses helps protect your staff as well as your

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Flame Retardants and Anti-Microbial Materials

California repealing the TB-133 flammability standard in early 2019 has enabled a long-needed consolidation in the upholstered furniture industry.  While a small number of geographic markets continue to require compliance to the now repealed TB-133 standard, that list is expected to dwindle rapidly and may even fall to no markets requiring TB-133 prior to 2021. 

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Coming Soon – New Headquarters

To Our Valued Customers, Vendors, and Distributors, We are pleased and excited to announce that Champion will be moving to a new and larger location to better serve you, effective July 20, 2020.  Our new address for your records is: 5100 Hoffman Street, Elkhart, IN 46516 Our telephone, fax, and email addresses will remain the

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Expand Capacity to Test and Treat COVID-19 Patients

The rise of the COVID-19 pandemic is changing the landscape of healthcare seating as we know it. Health systems are rapidly being stretched and some overwhelmed as the demand for critical respiratory care expands beyond intended capacity. Elective procedures are being postponed to free needed capacity, and in locations where the crisis is intense, caregivers

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Now More Than Ever

To Our Valued Customers, Partners and Team, Each evening as I take an inventory of the day’s events; much of the current news is pessimistic, or at best uncertain.  We are all human, so it’s easy to feel fear or to take a side on some related issue.  But I’m confident that our best path

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Making it Happen with Team Champion

Reflecting upon our 2019, I couldn’t be more proud of and thankful for our team.  In a year of foundation building, we completed many of the key milestones that are essential to take Champion to the next level.   Expanding our market footprint, we delivered a fourth consecutive year of mid double-digit growth in acute care. 

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Leading Manufacturer Breaks Ground on New Facility

ELKHART, IN. – A leading manufacturer of medical seating, Champion Manufacturing Inc., held a ground-breaking ceremony on October 15 to mark the start of construction on a new facility that will meet the needs of their expanding product line.  Located at 5100 Hoffman Street in Elkhart, Indiana, builder DJ Construction has begun prepping the site

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Champion Launches Premier Treatment Recliner for use in Oncology and Infusion Therapy

ELKHART, IN – The Alō Infusion Recliner is the newest seating selection by premier medical seating company, Champion Manufacturing Inc.  Widely known for their portfolio of recliners with true clinical effectiveness, the Alō has raised the bar with unique customization options that transform the recliner to a beautiful piece of furniture. Meaning “to nourish,” the

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