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Tempo is Out of Business; Here Are Alternatives to Tempo Barstools

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Tempo is out of business

Tempo Industries, Inc. closed their business in August 2015. Tempo stools, parts, and factory repairs are unavailable.

We don’t know if Tempo Furniture will re-open under the same name or a different brand. The information we have below is based on word of mouth, and may not be accurate. However, we want to share what we know about Tempo with you and any Tempo customers who love the brand and its products.

We hope that Tempo can find a way to re-start their business and keep making the top quality stools they’re known for.

Why did Tempo close?

We’ve heard that Tempo’s closure is related to the dock strike in California. People have said that it prevented Tempo from getting their parts on time and created a backlog at the Tempo factory in Canada. The backlog is said to have created an operational hurdle that led to the closure of the business.

Similar Brands and Similar Stools

Here are some stools that are comparable to Tempo in style and strength. All of these stools are custom made from durable steel and will last for many years.

Callee Furniture Bailey StoolCallee Furniture has majority of the exact styles as Tempo. They have the same build, style, and quality as Tempo has, they even use the same steel!


Lisa Furniture's 2545 StoolLisa Furniture is a very close brand similar to Tempo. Their stools are strong, sturdy, and give you a comfy deep seat to sit in for hours.


Amisco Bar Stools (the ronny stool)Amisco is another brand of steel barstools and they carry many strong, sturdy stools.


Stools Similar to Tempo

Tempo Product Type Available Alternative(s)
BIRKIN Bar Stool Alternative to the Birkin StoolAlternative to the Birkin Stool
TILT SWIVEL Stools Tilt Swivel Stools like TempoTilt Swivel Stools like Tempo
Chairs with WHEELS Dining chair similar to TempoDining chair similar to Tempo
Tempo’s PAULA Stool
Tempo alternative to the Paula stool
Amisco’s Madison Stool
Alternative to the Paula stool: Madison

Be sure to check back here from time to time—as soon as we have more info on Tempo or more alternatives, we’ll update this page.

Looking for something not mentioned above? Contact us here for help finding a stool that’s similar to the Tempo stool you had in mind!

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