If someone needs a little help, a neighboring farmer will often show up to lend a hand, without expecting payment in return. Hard work, caring for the community, a sense of humbleness, close family ties, and doing what was right were all key ingredients tossed into this Midwest melting pot. The people we met were helpful, loving, honest, proud yet modest, and unafraid to get their hands dirty. These values shaped their character, their communities, and their day-to-day lives in the heart of our country.
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As Midwesterners ourselves, we see the American Midwest work ethic practiced every single day throughout our Lang Furniture workforce. Every piece of Lang Furniture is made in our Marshfield and Spencer, Wisconsin plants by individuals who believe in the core values of hard work, caring for the community, and doing what is right.
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