Yes, really. Our products are manufactured in Michigan, from locally-sourced materials. The hard maple panels for our table tops are milled here in Antrim County; the steel comes from Detroit; even the nylon glides are molded here in Michigan.
It's pronounced "spanner" and it comes from the Old Norse phrase "span-nyr," meaning "brand-new." The word survives in the English phrase "spick and span."
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