VaughanBy Edward Cone | Posted 2003-08-01 Email Print
How does U.S. Furniture maker Vaughan-Bassett compete against cheap imports? Start with a tightwad who's averse to hiring software developers.-Bassett Base Case">
Headquarters: 300 East Grayson St., Galax, VA 24333
Phone: (276) 236-6161
Business: Manufacturer of wood furniture for the home.
Information Technology Vice President: Wyatt Bassett
Challenge: Modernize factory floor with computerized equipment in order to compete with low-cost imports; avoid spending on technology that doesn't bring rapid payoff.
less than .01% of sales.