The L.A. Darling Company, a Marmon Retail Services company, is a producer of wood and metal store fixtures and point-of-purchase displays. The company was founded as the Ideal Fixture Company in 1897 in Coldwater, Mich. Its first company plant was located in Bronson, Mich. Darling s products include cabinets, counters, end caps, cashwraps, garment racks, merchandising systems, shelving and kiosks. L.A. Darling products are found in discount, general merchandise, department and specialty stores throughout the world. The company also works for clients that range from clothing manufacturers to automotive parts suppliers and book retailers. In 2002, the Marmon Group of companies had collective sales in excess of $5 billion. The L.A. Darling Company has an office in Paragould, Ark.