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HNI Corporation

The HON Company facility in Cedartown, Georgia first began production in 1969 as the first manufacturing location for HNI Corporation outside of Iowa. Over the past 50 years, the facility has expanded to 560,000 square feet, making more than 500 products in the desk, filing cabinet and office chair categories. HON is the largest industrial employer in Cedartown and one of the largest in Polk County with more than 650 members employed. The plant has an approximate annual economic impact of $85 million on the local area.

Recognitions: Shingo Prize, Georgia Oglethorpe Award, Industry Week’s Best Plants Winner, AME Excellence Award, Georgia Manufacturer of the Year

About HNI Corporation/HON Company

HNI Corporation is a family of brands providing products and services for the office and home. With deeply held values, its employees, who it calls members, are united by a dedication to integrity, quality, innovation, service, continuous improvement and value creation for its customers. The HON Company is the largest operating company of HNI Corporation, a global furniture manufacturer for home and workplace environments. Learn more at

Please note: Ear protection and safety glasses will be provided by the host company. Steel-toed safety shoes are required if they wish to go beyond the main aisles. See additional safety requirements below. 


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Restrictions / Requirements

To participate in a tour, all attendees must adhere to and respect the tour hosts' restrictions and requirements.
Non-adherence may exclude you from a tour.

  • Hearing protection
  • Leather like closed-toe shoes (No high heels)
  • Long or short-sleeved shirt/blouse
  • Long pants (no shorts, skirts, dresses)
  • Other: See tour description
  • Safety glasses
  • Steel-toed shoes