Mattress industry supplier BRK Group LLC has named Carter Bucklin national sales manager for its mattress tape and accessories division.
The division, formerly American Textile Tape, offers custom woven labels, cord and piping treatments, ticking, corner guards, coordinating handles and display materials such as footers and bolsters. The mattress tape is manufactured in California. The other products are sourced globally.
Bucklin has experience in both the mattress manufacturing and supply sides of the business. He has been with BRK Group for the past two years and previously worked for Holder Mattress, Atlas Spring and Hickory Springs Mfg. Co.
“Carter will be able to work with manufacturers to help bring costs down dramatically,” says Jeff Miller, vice president of the company, which has headquarters in Pico Riviera, Calif.