Gribetz International Earns L&P Best in Class Award

Gribetz International Earns L&P Best in Class Award

Quilting equipment supplier Gribetz International, part of Carthage, Missouri-based Leggett & Platt Inc.’s Global Systems Group, has achieved L&P Best in Class status as a high-performing Leggett & Platt business unit. L&P evaluates an array of quality assurance criteria to make selections for “the best of the best award,” the company said in a news […]

Springs Creative Acquisition Expands Its Textile Design Archive

Springs Creative Acquisition Expands Its Textile Design Archive

Industry supplier Springs Creative Products Group, with headquarters in Rock Hill, South Carolina, has enriched its textile design archive with the acquisition of the New York-based Ilene Danchig Studio Documentary Textiles Archive. Springs Creative has merged the more than 100,000 textile pieces and designs with the contents of its Baxter Mill Archive, a collection of […]

Jones Family Names Thorne Barbour as HR Manager

Jones Family Names Thorne Barbour as HR Manager

Industry supplier the Jones Family of Companies, based in Humboldt, Tennessee, has tapped Thorne Barbour as manager of human resources. Barbour, who has spent nearly 30 years in the HR field, most recently was the HR manager for Dura Automotive Systems. He has spent all of his career in Tennessee and most of that time […]

Springs Creative Acquisition Expands Its Textile Design Archive

Springs Creative Acquisition Expands Its Textile Design Archive

Industry supplier Springs Creative Products Group, with headquarters in Rock Hill, South Carolina, has enriched its textile design archive with the acquisition of the New York-based Ilene Danchig Studio Documentary Textiles Archive.   Springs Creative has merged the more than 100,000 textile pieces and designs with the contents of its Baxter Mill Archive, a collection […]

BekaertDeslee Launches Site, New Design Tool

BekaertDeslee Launches Site, New Design Tool

Fabric and sewn covers supplier BekaertDeslee, with world headquarters in Waregem, Belgium, has a new website, BekaertDeslee.com, showcasing the company’s global presence, broad capabilities and product array, as well as its new “Close to You” tagline. According to Lien Sinnesael, BekaertDeslee marketing and communication manager, the company wanted to give its customers the information they […]

Reverie’s Innovation Center Furthers Domestic Manufacturing Efforts

Reverie’s Innovation Center Furthers Domestic Manufacturing Efforts

Reverie, a supplier of adjustable beds, mattresses and pillows with headquarters in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, will open a facility in Buffalo, New York, on May 1 called the Innovation Center. The Innovation Center will employ 35 new staff members and serve as an important base for efforts to increase on-shore manufacturing of adjustable bases, the […]

Mattress Startup Nuvanna Offers Layered Support

Mattress Startup Nuvanna Offers Layered Support

Alvaro Vaselli, whose resume includes executive positions with industry supplier FXI (formerly Foamex), has launched online mattress brand Nuvanna LLC, with headquarters in Philadelphia. According to a news release, the bed incorporates a health and wellness ethos with the latest innovations in foam technology, delivering comfort, temperature control and “progressive support.” The American-made mattress uses […]

Creative Ticking Expands Design Team by Three

Creative Ticking Expands Design Team by Three

Industry supplier Creative Ticking, a division of Beverly Knits, with headquarters in Gastonia, North Carolina, has expanded its research and development and design team by promoting one and hiring two others. Cindy Rice, who joined the Creative Ticking team in 2015 as a product designer, was promoted to lead product designer. Chelsea Lloyd was hired […]

Leggett & Platt Adds Creative Services VP Michael Margolies

Leggett & Platt Adds Creative Services VP Michael Margolies

Industry supplier Leggett & Platt Inc., based in Carthage, Missouri, has appointed Michael Margolies staff vice president managing the creative services department. Margolies most recently worked at Amazon.com as a studio manager overseeing commercial and advertising product photography. He previously led creative departments at both Macy’s and Cabela’s, where he managed projects, provided design services, […]