Julius Berger-AFP, the furniture production subsidiary of Julius Berger PLC, has unveiled its innovative collections of furniture at the just-ended Africa International Housing Show amid accolades from visitors and patrons to its stand.
A press statement by the company’s Media Relations Unit, Julius Berger-AFP said the groundswell of commendations were for regularly improving the standard of AFP’s diverse office and domestic furniture range for its broad spectrum of customers across Nigeria.
Speaking at the recently concluded Design Week Lagos 2023, Mutiu Sunmonu, Julius Berger chairman of the board of directors said that AFP has become the go-to destination for top-end furniture and reliable after-sales services.
“AFP has been growing qualitatively stronger and progressively more innovative over the past decade,” Sunmo said. “The clear difference between AFP products and service offerings in the market relative to others is, to be modest, like day and night with AFP as the undisputed leader of the furniture sector frontlines,” Sunmonu said.
Akinbo Akin-Olugbade, a regular visitor to AFP exhibitions and a major stakeholder in the furniture production sector, noted AFP’s continuous excellence and its unique supply of quality furniture products.
“Last year, the subsidiary was already the best. It stood out in product design. This year, it has come out far better,” Akin-Olugbade said.
Adeniyi Oduola, the chief executive of TARD Engineering Limited, stated that the top-notch furniture pieces on display at the Design Week created a desire to explore more options at AFP’s Abuja showroom.
“The furniture pieces on display here are topnotch. I am totally amazed by the finishing,” Oduola said.
Oliver Cohnen, the general manager of AFP, noted that the company’s commitment to sustainability in furniture design, production, and finishing, makes it stand out in the market.
He noted that AFP’s furniture balances functionality with aesthetics, creating spaces that are both inviting and environmentally sustainable.
“AFP designs and produces quality furniture that balances function with aesthetics to create spaces that connect, invite and delight. We assess designs to understand what procurement sources, materials and methods of production are best to create a viable balance between environmental sustainability and customer satisfaction. For every furniture piece we produce and offer to the market, sustainability is a mandatory aspect of the design and production phase at AFP,” Cohen said.