Symbol Mattress Teams with NASCAR to Elevate Brand

Symbol Mattress Teams with NASCAR to Elevate Brand

Manufacturer Symbol Mattress, based in Richmond, Virginia, promoted its new climate-controlled SleepFresh bedding brand in two races as part of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The SleepFresh sleep system, introduced at the Winter Las Vegas Market, was the primary marketing sponsor featured on the Rick Ware Racing team’s No. 51 Chevrolet that competed in […]

Mary McCauley to Rep for Symbol Mattress and Englander Sleep Products

Mary McCauley to Rep for Symbol Mattress and Englander Sleep Products

Home furnishings veteran Mary McCauley has been appointed sales representative for both Richmond, Virginia-based Symbol Mattress and Chicago-based mattress licensing group Englander Sleep Products in the New England market. In her new post, Mary McCauley, who is based in Connecticut, reports to Jim O’Toole, Northeast regional sales manager for Symbol. Previously, McCauley spent 10 years […]

Symbol Mattress hires sales representative Mary McCauley

NEWS RELEASE BEDDING, FURNITURE INDUSTRY VETERAN McCAULEY TO SELL SYMBOL®, ENGLANDER® PRODUCTS IN NEW ENGLAND MARKETPLACE RICHMOND, Va.—Home furnishings veteran Mary McCauley has been appointed a sales representative for both Symbol Mattress and Englander® Sleep Products in the New England market, announced Nick Hrkman, Symbol’s national sales manager. In her new post, McCauley, who lives […]

Symbol Mattress Promotes Clevenger and McQuiston, Hires O’Toole

Symbol Mattress Promotes Clevenger and McQuiston, Hires O’Toole

Manufacturer Symbol Mattress, based in Richmond, Virginia, has promoted two executives to new positions. Ron Clevenger was named chief executive officer and Mike McQuiston president. Clevenger served as president since 2012, and McQuiston joined the company in 2010 as executive vice president. The promotions are part of an ongoing plan to realign top management, the […]

Gordon Blackwell as VP of Continuous Improvement, Symbol Mattress

Gordon Blackwell as VP of Continuous Improvement, Symbol Mattress

Manufacturer Symbol Mattress, based in Richmond, Virginia, has hired Gordon Blackwell to the new position vice president of continuous improvement. Blackwell is responsible for identifying, analyzing and implementing changes to Symbol’s quality assurance procedures, safety standards, facilities management, material and production flows, and lean manufacturing practices, according to a news release. He reports to both […]

Symbol Mattress opens first R&D center

Symbol Mattress opens first R&D center

Manufacturer Symbol Mattress has established a research and development center at its 150,000-square-foot plant in Watertown, Wisconsin. The 5,000-square-foot R&D center—a company first—is equipped with a rollator to simulate wear, a Cornell machine to test durability, a load-cell machine to determine indentation force deflection and digital scales for weighing components, as well as a small-scale […]

Symbol gives Gillis mid-Atlantic territory

Symbol gives Gillis mid-Atlantic territory

Manufacturer Symbol Mattress, with headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, has hired Gary Gillis to a territory sales position covering southeast Ohio, western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He is based in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, and reports to Dick Mankamyer, Symbol northeast regional sales manager. Gillis is a mattress-industry sales veteran who most recently was an account manager for […]

Bedding veteran Harris joins Symbol Mattress

Bedding veteran Harris joins Symbol Mattress

Bedding producer Symbol Mattress has tapped industry veteran Joe Harris to fill the newly created position corporate key account director. Harris has responsibility for developing relationships with national and major regional accounts across the country. He reports to Mike McQuiston, executive vice president of the Richmond, Virginia-based company. Previously, Harris co-owned and served as general manager […]

At High Point Market: Symbol emphasizes air

At High Point Market: Symbol emphasizes air

Prominently displayed at the Symbol Mattress showroom (IHFC M-510) was the new Comfort 4U airbed collection, which launched this summer. The beds have two to six adjustable air chambers, as well as premium comfort layers that include, memory foam, gel memory foam and latex. The company manufactures the beds in the United States from U.S.-made […]

Symbol Mattress to acquire Fraenkel

Bedding producer Symbol Mattress, which has headquarters in Richmond, Va., has agreed to purchase the assets of employee-owned mattress manufacturer Fraenkel, an Englander licensee in Olive Branch, Miss. Symbol President Ron Clevenger said his company is in the process of doing its due diligence and has made no final decisions on the plant’s management team […]