High Point Market: Kingsdown Expands Vintage Mattress Collection

High Point Market: Kingsdown Expands Vintage Mattress Collection

NEWS RELEASE WRITTEN BY KINGSDOWN AND PUBLISHED, UNEDITED, BY BEDTIMES 4/22/17 HIGH POINT, N.C. – Building on the success of its Vintage Collection®, top 15 luxury mattress supplier Kingsdown will highlight an expanded Vintage Collection Elite at the upcoming Spring High Point Market. The expanded line includes two new designs, which will boost the collection’s […]

Mattress Maker Kingsdown Opens First Branded Showroom in Vietnam

Mattress Maker Kingsdown Opens First Branded Showroom in Vietnam

Mattress maker Kingsdown, headquartered in Mebane, North Carolina, has opened the first Kingsdown branded showroom in Vietnam.  The branded showroom and retail store, located in Ho Chi Minh City, features bedding imported from the United States by Kingsdown licensee Far East Foam. “We have enjoyed a fantastic reception in Asia over the past few years […]

Kingsdown opens Waco mattress plant

Waco-McLennan County Economic Development Corp. in Texas has approved mattress maker Kingsdown for a $126,000 grant toward the establishment of a Kingsdown manufacturing facility in Waco. The plant at 7300 Imperial Drive is expected to employ 42 within a two-year period, according to a Dec. 22 story in The Waco Tribune. Mebane, North Carolina-based Kingsdown […]

In North Carolina, today is ‘Kingsdown Day’

In North Carolina, today is ‘Kingsdown Day’

Local dignitaries, community leaders and employees of Kingsdown Inc. gathered Friday at the company’s Oakwood plant in Mebane, North Carolina, to celebrate 110 years in the mattress-manufacturing business. “Kingsdown remains the only home-grown, home-bred industry we have left,” said Mebane Mayor Glendel Stephenson, who, along with North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, proclaimed Sept. 12, 2014, […]

Kingsdown signs Malaysian licensee

Kingsdown signs Malaysian licensee

Mebane, N.C.-based Kingsdown has inked a licensing deal with mattress manufacturer and retailer Far East Foam Industries. The company, which has headquarters in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, will manufacture and sell the Kingsdown Passions, Select and Tradition collections into the Malaysian and Singapore markets. “We are excited for our partnership with Far East Foam because we’re […]

Kingsdown teams with Euroflex in Brazil

Kingsdown teams with Euroflex in Brazil

Mattress maker Kingsdown Inc., which has headquarters in Mebane, N.C., has launched a new partnership with Euroflex, a producer based in Santo André, Brazil. The deal marks Kingsdown’s first entry into South America. “Brazil is a market that simply makes sense for us,” said Frank Hood, Kingsdown president and chief executive officer. “It’s one of […]

Kingsdown refines Sleep Smart, expands Passions

Kingsdown refines Sleep Smart, expands Passions

Mattress manufacturer Kingsdown Inc. officially is rolling out Sleep Smart at the Las Vegas Market, held at the World Market Center July 29-Aug. 2. It was introduced as a concept bed at market in January. The high-tech bed is the result of 15 years of research at the Mebane, N.C.-based company’s Sleep to Live Institute. […]

Kingsdown enters Indonesia

Kingsdown enters Indonesia

Mebane, N.C.-based mattress manufacturer Kingsdown has inked a licensing deal with Massindo Group, a leading Indonesian home furnishings manufacturer and retailer headquartered in Jakarta. The deal marks Kingsdown’s first entry into Indonesia. The deal allows Massindo to manufacture and sell Kingsdown’s MySide product line using bedMATCH sleep diagnostic technology in retail stores. Massindo also is […]

Kingsdown rebrands itself, updates collections

Kingsdown rebrands itself, updates collections

Mebane, N.C.-based Kingsdown has launched new “We Are Kingsdown” branding, which was seen first at the Las Vegas Market Jan. 28-Feb. 1. Messaging on flat-screen monitors and signage throughout the company’s Las Vegas showroom revolved around Kingsdown’s innovative products hand-built in the United States by its “employee-owners.” “With our employee stock ownership plan, each and […]

Kingsdown streamlines global operations

Kingsdown streamlines global operations

Mattress manufacturer Kingsdown Inc., with headquarters in Mebane, N.C., has consolidated its domestic and international business into a single operating structure. Kevin Damewood, executive vice president of sales and marketing, now has responsibility for worldwide sales. Joe Schmoeller, executive vice president and chief operating officer, has assumed responsibility for overseeing all manufacturing and distribution. Lee […]