Benchmark furniture is made by master craftmen in West Berkshire, England. Benchmark designers are considering chosen materials very carefully to ensure that every piece will last a lifetime. 

From their website:Since launching in 1983, we have grown to become one of the leading and most technically advanced furniture companies in the country, employing a team of 70 craftmen and designers across our two workshops in West Berkshire and Dorset. 
We make and sell our own furniture collection and enjoy working with many of the world's top architects and designers on a range of projects, fitting and furnishing offices, hotels, bars, restaurants and public buildings.
We are a close knit and friendly team united by a joy of craftsmanship and a desire to make high quality, beautifully designed furniture.