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2014

  • The modernization of the equipment and technical reorganization of the production was completed.
  • The network of franchise showrooms was expanded. Currently we have more than 60 showrooms. The FELIX brand is represented in all federal districts of Russia.
  • Awards:
    • FELIX was recognized as the Leader of the Industry at year end 2013 according to the Russian business rating. It was drawn up based on the results of the study among more than 600,000 enterprises of the Russian Federation. The Company was awarded the status award ‘THE LEADER OF THE INDUSTRY-2013’, the Business Glory order and The Professional in the Industry medal. The FELIX Company is ‘THE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR-2013’.
    • FELIX won the status ‘THE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - 2013’ by having occupied the leading position in the rating by ‘The League of the Best’ International Economic Rating Agency. This status was confirmed by the data of the state statistics authorities and the audit data of The League of the Best. The management of the company received the status award ‘The Business of the Year’ and the Order ‘The Leader of the Economy’.
  • New Customers: Moscow Chamber of Audit, VTB Project Management, ITAR TASS News agency, Luzhniki Olympic Complex, Gasenergoservice, SMP Bank, Bosco Sporting Goods, the DHL Company.
  • The new website of the ‘FELIX’ Company was launched

2013

  • The modernization of the equipment and technical reorganization of the production was on the stage of completion.
  • FELIX’s franchising network occupied the first place in the rating by FORBES.
  • FELIX successfully completed re-certification of the quality management system and received the ISO Certificate regarding the designing, development, production, assembly and servicing of the furniture.

2012

  • The detailed planning and the Management Programmes were implemented at the production sites (operation of the machines by bar codes).
  • The high-performance automated line, producing the cabinet-type furniture, was being commissioned what enabled us to make the production process fully automated.
  • The programme of the production facilities modernization at the Company’s factories was developed together with a leading German consulting company.
  • FELIX was included in the Federal Register of the ‘Good Faith Suppliers of 2012’.

2011

  • The Company was included in the Federal Register of the Good Faith Suppliers. A relevant certificate and an extract from the Federal Register No. 2185 was presented to the Company on June 15, 2011.
  • A full-scale reorganization of the production was started: new, fully automated machines produced by a leading manufacturer of the sophisticated woodworking equipment, were supplied to the ILKON factory.

2010

  • According to the survey by RosBusinessConsulting published in March 2010, the FELIX Company became one of the 15 largest corporate chain producers of furniture in Russia and has been acknowledged as the absolute leader in the office furniture sector.
  • In April 2010, FELIX became the winner of the All-Russian Contest ‘The Golden Networks’ in the category ‘Furniture for Offices’ for the seventh time. This contest was held among the largest chain companies of various profiles. This result is an objective evaluation of the Company’s activities for 2009 by the retail buyers. It confirmed the high quality of the products and services and the Company’s reputation for reliability.
  • FELIX, for the second time already, has been acknowledged as the winner of Lesprom Awards in the category ‘The Fastest Growing Company in the Furniture Industry’ at year end 2009.

2009

  • The furniture by FELIX received a top mark – the premium class collection ‘Versal-Lux’ won the Grand-Prix at The Russian Cabriole contest.
  • To support the customers in the crisis period, the FELIX Company developed and brought out the new items of economy class (the ‘Dialogue’, ‘Dialogue-Economy’ collections for the staff and the ‘System R Plus’ collection for the management).

2008

  • The FELIX brand has become a prize winner in the category ‘BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS GOODS AND SERVICES’ in the contest ‘THE BRAND OF THE YEAR/EFFIE 2007’. The most successful projects in the area of brand creation in the Russian market are awarded according to this contest results.
  • FELIX mastered the incrustation technology and released the first veneer decorated furniture samples.

2007

  • Having launched the serial production of the ‘Versal’ series, the furniture with solid wood elements and leather finish, FELIX started expanding into the market of premium class furniture, where foreign producers traditionally were very strong.

2006

  • FELIX began manufacturing furniture for schools and nurseries.

According to the estimates of the experts from RosBusinessConsulting, the Russian Information Agency, FELIX accounted for 40% of the office furniture made of chipboard, MDF and wood.

2005

  • FELIX was the only Russian furniture-making company to become a member of BÜRO FORUM 2000, the German trade alliance of manufacturers and suppliers of the office equipment.
  • FELIX became an official supplier of furniture for the UN.

2004

  • The first veneer furniture series was released.
  • The production of the office furniture at Zharkovsky Woodworks was launched

As the survey carried out by Pro-Invest Consulting and supported by The Expert Rating Agency showed, the share of FELIX in the overall office furniture sales in the RF amounted to 24%.

2003

  • FELIX acquired the woodworks in the Zharkovsky District of the Tver region (the area is 24 ha, the area of production and warehouse facilities is 35,000 m2).

According to the rating by CSIL, the Milan Centre for Industrial Studies, FELIX was recognized as the absolute leader in the Moscow office furniture market (50% of overall sales). According to the monitoring data of the Institute of Comparative Social Researches, the Company was acknowledged as the best company among other well-known trade marks in Moscow according to the level of provided service (92.2 points out of 100).

2002

  • The Company completed the certification of quality management systems for their compliance with ISO regarding designing, development, production, assembly and servicing of the furniture.
  • A new line of business, i.e. manufacturing of hotel furniture, was at the stage of formation.

2001

  • The second FELIX’s furniture factory opened in Moscow (the settlement of Kozhukhovo). This factory was equipped with the most advanced (unique in some aspects) machinery, made by BIESSE-S.p.A. (Italy) and IMA (Germany).
  • The Company received the right to put the Golden Mark of Quality on its products.
  • The Company started formation of the regional retail chain on the basis of franchising. The first franchise showroom opened in Lipetsk.

2000

  • Creation of the branded customer service in the Company
  • The Company’s membership in the RF Chamber of Commerce

According to The Russian Public Opinion Research Centre, the FELIX Company was recognized as the biggest supplier and one of the leaders in the Russian office furniture market.

1997

  • The start of the creation of the Company’s dealer network across the cities of Russia

1995

  • Opening of the Company’s first showroom in Moscow.

1991

  • Setting up of the FELIX Company.