Protect-A-Bed Raises Awareness About Allergies; New Pillow Reduces Neck Pain

Protect-A-Bed Raises Awareness About Allergies; New Pillow Reduces Neck Pain

Protect-A-Bed, a supplier of mattresses, protection products and sleep accessories, has teamed up with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America on a national campaign to draw attention to household allergens. The Chicago-based company also announced its Zefiro memory foam innerspring pillow has earned internationally recognized Ergocert certification for neck and spinal alignment. Protect-A-Bed’s AllerZip […]

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 […]

Fall High Point Market Bedding News

Fall High Point Market Bedding News

BY BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA T. NELLES After touring sleep products showrooms at the quietly interesting High Point Market Oct. 22-26, we bring you this series of vignettes filled with some intriguing finds–from two-sided mattresses to pillows with springs. Gold Bond thinks young Mattress and futon manufacturer Gold Bond, with headquarters in Hartford, Connecticut, rolled […]

Carpenter U.K. Expands with Aurora Collection

Carpenter U.K. Expands with Aurora Collection

Glossop, England-based Carpenter Ltd., part of Richmond, Virginia-based Carpenter Co., is launching a new line of mattresses and pillows, called the Aurora Collection, just for the U.K. market. The Aurora collection, part of the Sleep Better range, uses a next-generation, high-density foam offering high resilience, as well as good bounce, the company said in a […]

Safety Dance: Keeping Chemical Regulations from Burdening the Industry

Safety Dance: Keeping Chemical Regulations from Burdening the Industry

Mattress industry works to fend off unnecessary chemical regulations  BY GARY JAMES The International Sleep Products Association scored several major victories on the chemical regulation front last year, protecting the sleep products industry from onerous new rules in several states, including California, Connecticut and Minnesota. But 2016 also promises to be an active year as the […]

At ‘Best Ever’ ISPA EXPO, Product Innovations Rival Attendance

At ‘Best Ever’ ISPA EXPO,  Product Innovations Rival Attendance

‘Crazy-busy’ exhibitors launch ‘pocketed foam’, operator-less equipment and therapeutic fabrics BY BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA NELLES April 15, 2016 The International Sleep Products association’s ISPA EXPO 2016, held March 9-12 in Orlando, Florida, broke records for attendance (an impressive 4,330) and exhibitors (a floor-filling 242)—and in superlative-laden feedback: “This is the best show ever!” “Totally […]

Mohegan Sun resort goes with Gold Bond mattresses

Mohegan Sun resort goes with Gold Bond mattresses

Hartford, Connecticut-based mattress maker Gold Bond will supply 3,216 bed sets to the state’s largest hotel and casino, the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville. Gold Bond designed a custom version of its Sacro-Support encased-coil mattress for Mohegan. The high-end beds have a thick, quilted panel with durable super-soft foam and steel edge supports. “From the ’60s […]

Calif. Bureau of Home Furnishings clarification: New FR labeling law does not apply to mattresses

New California FR labeling law for upholstered furniture does not apply to mattresses California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law legislation that requires manufacturers of upholstered furniture, and other products that must meet the CA Technical Bulletin (TB) 117-2013 flammability standard, to label their products to disclose whether they contain added flame retardants. Several […]