Eclipse International, Eastman House partner with Houston licensee Sleep Designs to produce mattresses for Hurricane Harvey shelters

News release written by Eclipse International and Eastman House and published, unedited, by BedTimes Tractor trailer loads of twin mattresses on way to Hurricane Harvey victims NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 31, 2017 – Moved by the storm damage and flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Eclipse International and Eastman House have teamed up with its […]

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, […]

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 […]

Heritage Sleep Concepts Adds Two to Management Team

Heritage Sleep Concepts, a mattress manufacturer and licensee of the Eclipse International and Eastman House brands since 2015, has added industry veteran Bob Ashburn to its board of directors. Ashburn serves as the Rome, Georgia-based company’s executive vice president of sales and has a long relationship working with the Spears family, owners of Heritage Sleep. […]

Mattress Development Hires Thomas Rehwinkel Sales VP

Mattress Development Co., the licensor and a manufacturer of the Eclipse International and Eastman House bed brands, has hired industry veteran Thomas Rehwinkel as vice president of sales and marketing. He reports to Stuart Carlitz, chief executive officer of the licensing group and principal of parent company Bedding Industries of America, with headquarters in North […]

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

New products and retooled brands reflect industry’s fascination with a trendy shade—and the importance of sleeping cool BY BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA T. NELLES The editors of BedTimes braved rain and wintry weather at the Winter Las Vegas Market Jan. 22-26 in search of news from sleep products exhibitors. It was well worth the effort […]

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 […]

Eclipse, Eastman House Brands Achieve Nationwide Coverage

Eclipse, Eastman House Brands Achieve Nationwide Coverage

Mattress licensing group Eclipse International/Eastman House, which is part of North Brunswick, New Jersey-based Bedding Industries of America, has signed two new licensees, giving the brands a coast-to-coast presence in the United States. Tualatin Sleep Products, headquartered in Tualatin, Oregon, inked a deal for distribution rights throughout northern California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington. […]

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 […]