Luxury bedding producer Earl Kluft dies

Luxury bedding producer Earl Kluft dies

Industry veteran and the founder and former owner of high-end mattress maker E.S. Kluft & Co., Earl Kluft, died June 24 in Los Angeles after a second battle with cancer. He was 70. Kluft was a highly successful businessman who, in the first phase of his career, took a plant owned by his father and […]

E.S. Kluft & Co. now wholly owned by Spain’s Flex Group

The Flex Group, a privately held global mattress manufacturer and retailer, with headquarters in Madrid, has completed its acquisition of E.S. Kluft & Co., maker of the high-end Kluft and Aireloom mattress brands, based in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Flex Group also is the parent of U.K. mattress […]

Kluft expands foam in Aireloom lineup

E.S. Kluft & Co. has expanded and updated three collections in its Aireloom line for the Las Vegas Market, held at the World Market Center July 29-Aug. 2. The Synchronized Support collection was expanded to include new all-foam models. The beds have Kluft’s patented open-chamber construction and a high-density foam core. The beds have organic […]

Vi-Spring buys majority interest in E.S. Kluft

Vi-Spring, a wholly owned subsidiary of Flex Group of Spain that produces high-end bedding, has bought a majority share of E.S. Kluft & Co., which manufactures luxury mattresses under the Kluft and Aireloom brands. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The purchase gives Vi-Spring, which has headquarters in Plymouth, England, a stronger presence […]

News release: Vi-Spring to buy 51% of E.S. Kluft & Co.

News release E.S. Kluft & Vi-Spring Will Merge North American Operations RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. and PLYMOUTH, England and MADRID, July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Vi-Spring, a wholly owned subsidiary of Flex Group of Spain, has strengthened its presence in North America by teaming with E.S. Kluft & Co., which manufactures luxury mattresses under the Kluft […]

E.S. Kluft widens distribution in Mexico

Luxury mattress maker E.S. Kluft & Co.—which in 2012 licensed major Mexican producer Colchones Atlas, headquartered in Naucalpan, to manufacture and market the Kluft and Aireloom product lines in Mexico—reports that its beds now are sold at two leading Mexican retailers, as well as at several smaller ones. The high-end Mexican department stores Liverpool and […]

Las Vegas Market: E.S. Kluft & Co. new Aireloom Adapt/React bed

Las Vegas Market: E.S. Kluft & Co. new Aireloom Adapt/React bed

The new seven-bed Adapt/React by Aireloom from luxury mattress maker E.S. Kluft & Co. in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., has proprietary Airegelle memory foam, a foam or wrapped coil core and fluffy-textured stretch-knit cover. “The beds adapt to the shape and weight of your body and react to your body temperature to create a comfortable sleep […]

E.S. Kluft & Co. expands production capacity

E.S. Kluft & Co. expands production capacity

Luxury mattress producer E.S. Kluft & Co., with headquarters in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., has signed a long-term lease for newly constructed manufacturing space in the Humboldt Industrial Park in Hazle Township, Pa. The 99,000-square-foot facility is expected to begin production in mid-October and employ 100 in the near term. The company said it outgrew its […]

Kluft creates a life of luxury

Kluft creates a life of luxury

BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB Described by colleagues as the “King of the Multitaskers” and in the media as the “Wizard of Ahhhs,” mattress manufacturer Earl Kluft is a complex man with a straightforward goal—make the best product possible. As far as Kluft is concerned, it takes a lot of multitasking to create beds that draw ahhhs—for […]