Interzum Cologne 2017 Mattress Fabrics

Interzum Cologne 2017 Mattress Fabrics

BY BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA T. NELLES Mattress fabrics demand attention with bright color—and promises of better sleep Ticking suppliers retooled their knit and woven collections, creating luxury fabrics with a fabulous hand and touches of bold color, as well as some unusual finishes that are said to offer health benefits.  Boyteks highlights 7 new […]

CT Nassau Announces Eric Delaby as EVP of Sales and Marketing

CT Nassau Announces Eric Delaby as EVP of Sales and Marketing

Mattress fabric supplier CT Nassau, headquartered in Alamance, North Carolina, has hired Eric Delaby as EVP of sales and marketing. The position is a new one for CT Nassau, and Delaby will report to the company’s board of directors. Delaby has worked in mattress fabric sales for 12 years. Most recently, he worked for mattress […]

Mattress ticking’s 21st-century aesthetic

Mattress ticking’s 21st-century aesthetic

Category makes a contemporary, sophisticated statement through enhanced sense of style BY GARY JAMES Fashion is playing an increasingly important role in today’s ticking as bed producers seek new ways to differentiate products on retail floors and grab consumer attention. Knit panels—the mattress industry’s most popular look—are getting more and more sophisticated thanks to the […]

The closers: How mattress tapes secured their place on today’s beds

The closers: How mattress tapes secured their place on today’s beds

It’s been an interesting ride for mattress tape. The workaday narrow fabric that once came only in white or tan has moved beyond the utilitarian into the realm of style must-have on today’s fashionable bed. But not before overcoming a major threat to its very existence: the rise of specialty sleep. What is mattress tape? Typically, […]

Bedding industry leader Siegfried Schreiner dies in Germany

Siegfried Schreiner, chairman and president of CT Continental Ticking, GmbH of Germany, chairman of Continental Ticking of America and chairman and president of Max Schreiner Co., passed away on Jan. 7, 2003 in Cologne, Germany. “Siegfried was truly an invaluable member of the international bedding community,” said John Bauman, executive vice president of Continental Ticking […]