F/LIST opens fourth North American facility


F/LIST has opened its fourth North American operation in Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Florida to service a growing customer base in the south of the state.

The Austrian firm is has reported an expanding customer roster right across North America, the new facility joins existing F/LIST sites in Colorado, Georgia, and Quebec. It is also the 10th global facility the firm has setup. 

An 11,500sqft footprint in Davie includes a sample selection area displaying materials, a design showroom, an upholstery studio, a cabinetry workshop and an advanced paint booth. A 30-minute drive away, a secondary 1,700sqft workshop is situated at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport.

Katharina List-Nagl, CEO F/LIST, said: “North America is an extremely important region for our business, which is why we’ve invested in our fourth facility here. Our US customer base is growing daily, with airframe manufacturers, aircraft owners and operators, architects, designers, and luxury residential proprietors recognising the added value our top quality, innovative and singular products bring to their interiors. We’re excited to add this facility to a dynamic part of the region to ensure continued service excellence and look forward to continued growth across North America.”

The new operation will be led by F/LIST veteran Stefan Rust, who most recently held the post of managing director for F/LIST Dubai. Rust is initially leading a team of 13, including a dedicated in-house designer, a team of expert artisans and a commercial unit. Although workforce is expected to double as soon as the first quarter of 2024.