England Corsair is a division of La-Z-Boy, which is one of the world s leading residential furniture producers, marketing furniture for every room of the home, in addition to the hospitality, health care and assisted-living industries. La-Z-Boy first introduced the recliner in 1928. Throughout the subsequent decades, its product line has grown to include a myriad of pieces and styles and its brand name has become recognized throughout the United States and the world. The La-Z-Boy Upholstery Group companies are Bauhaus, Centurion, Clayton Marcus, England, La-Z-Boy and Sam Moore. The La-Z-Boy Casegoods Group companies are American Drew, American of Martinsville, Hammary, Kincaid, Lea and Pennsylvania House. The corporation s proprietary distribution network is dedicated to selling La-Z-Boy products and brands, which includes more than 330 stand-alone La-Z-Boy furniture galleries stores and more than 330 La-Z-Boy in-store galleries. England has a facility located in New Tazewell, Tenn., and employs nearly 1,600 people.