Bedding Industries of America adds licensee in India

North Brunswick, New Jersey-based Bedding Industries of America, the licensor of the Eclipse International, Eastman House, Hemingway and Van Vorst brands, has expanded into India with the naming of Repose Mattress of Coimbatore, India, as its newest licensee. The agreement with Repose increases BIA’s licensees to 62, including 17 in the United States, two in […]

Bedding Industries of America Licensing Group Adds Van Vorst Bed

Bedding Industries of America, the licensor of the Eclipse International, Eastman House and Hemingway brands, now is licensor of the CB Van Vorst Mattress brand, in partnership with trademark holder Blue Ocean Sleep. The latter is owned by industry veterans and brothers Jim and Mike Malkiewicz. According to a news release, existing licensees of BIA, […]

Bedding Industries of America Picks Russ Bowman to Lead Quality Control

Bedding Industries of America, the licensor of the Eclipse International and Eastman House brands, has hired former Leggett & Platt Inc. executive Russ Bowman to oversee and implement a new, companywide quality control and process improvement initiative. He reports to Stuart Carlitz, president and chief executive officer of the North Brunswick, New Jersey-based company. Bowman […]

Eclipse International and Eastman House Donates Beds to Kids

Eclipse International and Eastman House Donates Beds to Kids

Eclipse International and Eastman House, part of North Brunswick, New Jersey-based Bedding Industries of America, donated 212 mattress sets to Beds for Kids, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based nonprofit that provides beds to children and their families. Eclipse and Eastman House donated the beds and partnered with Precision Textiles, a supplier of ticking and flame barriers […]

Pleasant Mattress Adds Eclipse International and Eastman House License

Pleasant Mattress Adds Eclipse International and Eastman House License

Fresno, California-based bed maker Pleasant Mattress Inc. now is licensed to manufacture the Eclipse International and Eastman House mattress brands, which are administered by Bedding Industries of America, with headquarters in North Brunswick, New Jersey. Pleasant Mattress manufactures its own Maxx brand and also is a licensee of Spring Air International. “Pleasant Mattress is one […]

Bedding Industries of America Names Armando Murillo VP, Licensing Director

Bedding Industries of America Names Armando Murillo VP, Licensing Director

Mattress licensing group Eclipse International and Eastman House, part of North Brunswick, New Jersey-based Bedding Industries of America, has hired Armando Murillo for the newly created position of vice president and director of licensing for BIA. Armando Murillo oversees national and international licensees, focusing on programs and sales opportunities, as well as on adding new […]

Licensing, Technology Contribute to Bedding Industries of America Growth

Licensing, Technology Contribute to Bedding Industries of America Growth

Successful sales and a papal visit make for a memorable year BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB It’s been a banner year for mattress manufacturer and licensor Bedding Industries of America. The North Brunswick, New Jersey-based company is preparing to celebrate the 150th anniversary of its flagship Eastman House brand, saw significant gains in sales for both its core […]