Frank Carlino has launched a new company, U.S. Mattress Machinery, to buy and sell used machinery for the bedding industry. Carlino has been in the used machinery business for years, and also is involved in his family business, Magic Sleep, a mattress manufacturer.
Carlino also has hired Pete Sasser to head the company. Sasser formerly was with American Plant and Equipment.
U.S. Mattress Machinery buys and sells machines such as quilters, tape edge machines, serger flangers, border machines, panel cutters, spring machines, foam machinery, futon machines and sewing machines.
The company has offices in Marseilles, Ill., and Spartanburg, S.C.