GFC & RMT launches new innovative recliner mechanism range print


February 6, 2018, Vilnius, Lithuania – GFC (Global Furniture Components), UAB a specialist designer & supplier of various components for manufacturing of functional upholstery furniture and RMT (Remacro Machinery & Technology Wujiang Co., Ltd.), is excited to announce the launch of it’s a brand-new 287 series “wood to floor” recliner mechanism line.

A direct result of joint R&D cooperation between the two companies, the 287 line offers deeper seat, higher footrest extension and slimmer hinge with a patented inside seatbox mounting system. Range also features high leg and low leg recliner mechanisms available in single and dual motor versions. Footrest only mechanism is available for classic, non-reclining sofa designs.

“Over the past two years we have been working closely with some of our key customers in Europe to address their need for a more compact recliner mechanism with deeper seat and extra leg support necessary to design new generation of modern motion furniture”, GFC managing director Mr. Kontvainis said. “By designing and patenting new seatbox installation method, we were able to lower seat height by additional 2 centimeters compared to most of our competitor models, yet our footrest opens higher and further”.

Other key advantages of 287 series is frame interchangeability between low leg and high leg versions of the mechanism, as well as compatibility with most one fold sleeper mechanisms, allowing for design and manufacture of identically looking sofa models featuring sleeping and reclining functions.

Mr. Kontvainis then added: “This is certainly the product range that many of our customers have been looking for and we have first container orders being delivered right now. In addition, we are already working on new ideas designed to give GFC & RMT customers competitive advantage, while keeping them on the leading edge of innovation”.

You can review 287 series mechanism range by visiting GFC website