Emeco 1006 Navy chair constructed using recycled aluminium. Each 1006 chair is made to order by hand in the USA by skilled Emeco craftsmen. Please expect a longer than usual lead time (can take up to 16 weeks).
The Emeco 1006 Navy chair was originally commissioned by the US Navy for use on submarines in 1944. The now iconic 1006 Navy chair has been in continuous production ever since. Each chair is made by hand and goes through a 77 step process.
The skilled Emeco craftsmen take recycled aluminium, hand form it and weld it – then temper it for strength. Finally, the chair is anodised for a durable finish.
Emeco guarantees that the 1006 Navy chair will last a life time.
The 1006 Navy chair has exactly the same distinctive shape and proportions to the Emeco 111 Navy Chair (made entirely from recycled materials) and is available in brushed and hand polished versions.
- Width: 39 cm
- Depth: 50 cm
- Height: 86 cm
- Seat Height: 46 cm
- Weight: 3.2 kg
Emeco (The Electric Machine and Equipment Company) was founded in 1944 by Wilton C. Dinges in the USA. The first chair they produced was the 1006 Navy Chair, commissioned to be used by the US Navy for use on warships (the contract even specified that it had to be able to withstand a torpedo blast!).
Today the furniture is still made in the USA using 80% recycled aluminium. Every piece of furniture is made by hand, by the Emeco craftsmen – going through a 77 step process. Some of the world's best architects and designers have collaborated with Emeco to design chairs that are built and guaranteed to last a lifetime.
There mission is carry on making furniture that lasts, but also to make a positive impact on the environment. They use waste recycled materials in products that use as little energy as possible in the manufacturing process to build strong, durable chairs and stools.