Manufacturer, Former ISPA Chair Donald Simon Dies

Mattress industry veteran Donald S. Simon died Dec. 12 in Rancho Mirage, California. He was 94. Simon spent his entire career in bedding at the company founded by his grandfather, the former Serta licensee Simon Mattress, based in San Francisco. Simon helped to expand the company from one to three manufacturing plants—two in the Pacific […]

Salt Lake Mattress Going Strong after 125 Years

Salt Lake Mattress Going Strong after 125 Years

Serta licensee Salt Lake Mattress embraces history, retailer relationships, challenges BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB Although they are acutely aware of the challenges facing independent manufacturers throughout the country, executives at Salt Lake Mattress & Manufacturing Co. are optimistic about the continuing stability and growth of their business. As they prepare to celebrate their 125th anniversary this […]