Born with a Fresh Cup of Coffee
John M. Waddell came up with a simple solution to add a handle to the coffee grinder so it was easier to turn using only one hand.
Waddell Wooden Ware Works
John and his team manufactures cash registers, toys, X-Ray Egg testers and much more. Waddell Postal Fixture Company was formed to market and ship postal fixtures around the nation.
Owned and operated
Owned and operated by John’s sons, display cases became Waddell’s most popular product, used in schools and institutions across the country.
From One Family to Another
Waddell Furniture, located in Greenfield, OH, is acquired as a Division of Ghent.
Community Service Award
Warren County Foundation presents GMi with “Outstanding Business Community Service Award”
GMi Companies debut their new showroom at the MART in Chicago, IL.
Manufacturer of the Year
Ghent receives Workplace Furniture Manufacturer of the Year award.