Donna Zett Joins Diamond Mattress As CIO

Donna Zett Joins Diamond Mattress As CIO

Family-owned mattress maker Diamond Mattress, with headquarters in Rancho Dominguez, California, has appointed industry veteran Donna Zett to the newly created post chief information officer. Most recently, Zett was a corporate technology adviser in the San Francisco Bay area. Prior to that, she served in various capacities with Serta Simmons Bedding LLC and with National […]

Gold Bond Expands S-Series

Hartford, Connecticut-based mattress maker Gold Bond is expanding its specialty sleep S-Series containing Carpenter Co.’s Serene comfort-layer foam, by adding a new 12-inch model that is layered with 2 inches of Carpenter’s Avena foam. The new bed brings the S-Series to three models. According to Gold Bond President Bob Naboicheck, retailers had requested a thicker, […]

Harrison Spinks Triples Hemp Production with New Machinery

Harrison Spinks Triples Hemp Production with New Machinery

Luxury bed maker Harrison Spinks, based in Leeds, England, has increased its hemp processing abilities with new machinery. The equipment investment follows a 32% increase in hemp orders over the past year, the company said in a news release. The new streamlined process will boost the company’s weekly output from 3 tons to 9 tons. […]

Jerry Colpitts Joins Gold Bond as Territory Manager

Jerry Colpitts Joins Gold Bond as Territory Manager

Hartford, Connecticut-based mattress maker Gold Bond has named retail and bedding industry veteran Jerry Colpitts a territory manager. Colpitts succeeds John Worley, a long-time Gold Bond sales representative who died recently after 19 years with the company. In his new position, Colpitts has responsibility for sales in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, and reports to […]

Chinese Companies Break Human Dominoes World Record

Chinese Companies Break Human Dominoes World Record

Chinese mattress maker Stylution and retail furniture mall operator Ayd Home Furnishings hosted a charitable event that broke the Guinness World Record of human dominoes. The chain reaction of falling dominoes included 2,016 people and mattresses, smashing the previous record of 1,200. The event was held outside a shopping mall in Wuhan City, Hubei, China. […]

Leigh Fibers Appoints Harlow Dodge to New COO Post

Leigh Fibers Appoints Harlow Dodge to New COO Post

Harlow Dodge has been named chief operating officer of fiber recycler and supplier Leigh Fibers and its post-industrial waste reprocessing business unit, ICE Recycling. This is a new position for the Wellford, South Carolina-based company. Dodge brings an extensive background in the building products, paper, chemical, mining and textile industries to his post. Before joining […]

Foam de Honduras Opens Rebuilt HQ on 50th Anniversary

Foam de Honduras Opens Rebuilt HQ on 50th Anniversary

Family-owned mattress maker Foam de Honduras, with headquarters in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, has a lot to celebrate during its 50th year in business. The company recently completed construction and reopened its corporate offices, manufacturing plant and retail store, all of which were destroyed in a 2013 fire. The manufacturer had been operating from two […]

E.S. Kluft Expands Sales Team by Three

E.S. Kluft Expands Sales Team by Three

Mattress maker E.S. Kluft & Co., which is owned by Spain’s Flex Group, has added Tim Bullin, Richard Harrison and Denise Mettner to its sales team. Bullin covers a Southern California sales territory for the Rancho Cucamonga, California-based company’s Aireloom brand. He reports to Howard Galant, Western regional vice president. Before joining Kluft, Bullin was […]

Acquisitions, Innovations Fuel MPT Group Growth

Acquisitions, Innovations Fuel MPT Group Growth

U.K.’s largest machinery mattress supplier looking to North America for major expansion BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB MPT Group Ltd., a machinery supplier to the mattress industry based in Bacup, England, is leveraging its reputation for creating innovative equipment and the current success of its Infinity Sleep Support System to expand its global reach and fuel future […]