Mattresses

Tempur-Pedic Becomes PGA Tour Sponsor

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LEXINGTON, Ky.-The Tempur-Pedic division of Tempur Sealy has signed on as a sponsor of the PGA Tour in an agreement that will run through 2016. Under the terms of this agreement, Tempur-Pedic will receive designations as the PGA’s official mattress, bedding and pillow sponsor. A Tempur Sealy statement said this is the first national sportsMore »

Last updated: July 16, 2014

Latex International Plant Up and Running after Fire

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SHELTON, Conn.-The Latex International factory on River Road here, which had been shut down by fires two weeks ago, is back producing at full capacity, according to a company statement. The statement said Latex International has begun making latex cores and will begin manufacturing additional products by the end of this week. Manufacturing of rolledMore »

Last updated: July 16, 2014

King Koil Gains Licenses for Donny Osmond, Duck Dynasty Mattress Lines

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WILLOWBROOK, Ill.-King Koil has signed agreements for licensed mattress collections with both Donny Osmond Home and the A&E Networks television series “Duck Dynasty.” The Duck Dynasty collection will be on display at this month’s Las Vegas Market, in King Koil’s showroom in building A, rooms 535 to 547, of the World Market Center. It willMore »

Last updated: July 11, 2014

Latex International Tabs Hinman for Sales Post

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SHELTON, Conn.-Ken Hinman has been named executive vice president of component and direct-to-retail sales for Latex International. In this newly created position, Hinman oversees the sales operations and marketing for Latex International, Pure LatexBLISS and the company’s RejuveNite brand. He reports to Dave Fisher, president and CEO. Hinman’s career encompasses 30 years of experience inMore »

Last updated: July 2, 2014

Leggett & Platt Buys Tempur Sealy’s Innerspring Plants

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LEXINGTON, Ky.-Leggett & Platt has purchased Tempur Sealy’s three innerspring component production facilities and equipment, for about $48 million. According to a joint statement from the two companies, the deal is in conjunction with Tempur Sealy’s decision to exit production of innerspring components in the United States. Also, the two companies have extended their relationshipMore »

Last updated: July 1, 2014

Latex International Plant Fire Brought Under Control

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SHELTON, Conn.-An early-morning fire yesterday at Latex International’s River Road facility here was brought under control by several local fire departments, according to a company statement. The statement said all employees at the factory were evacuated safely, although several fire fighters were injured. David Fisher, Latex International’s president and CEO, said the company is nowMore »

Last updated: June 27, 2014

Innocor: Founded on Innovation

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A new basic-bedding firm launches from the merger of Sleep Innovations and Flexible Foam By David Gill A new player in the basic-bedding industry has been born of the merger between Sleep Innovations and Flexible Foam Products. The company is called Innocor Inc., and—according to a statement from the newly minted manufacturer—is the second largestMore »

Last updated: July 1, 2014

Restonic Receives Women’s Choice Award

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BUFFALO, N.Y.-Mattress manufacturer Restonic has been given a Women’s Choice Award for excellence in brand experience for the company’s ComfortCare Signature Hybrid mattress collection. This is the fourth straight year that Restonic has been honored with a Women’s Choice Award, which is given by Women Certified, an organization that helps women identify brands, products andMore »

Last updated: June 24, 2014