Running hot and cold

Running hot and cold

BY BETH ENGLISH Ah, October. In my home state of North Carolina, October is such a changeable month. One day it can be warm and the next will have you reaching for your jacket. You never know if you should keep the AC on or switch it off until spring. Thank goodness our bodies adjust, right? […]

There’s nothing frothy about PU foams

There’s nothing frothy about PU foams

BY GARY JAMES Suppliers are taking seriously demands for products that support, conform, dissipate heat—and survive being rolled and boxed As consumers become more and more savvy about what they want in a mattress, bedding producers are constantly on the lookout for new flexible polyurethane foams to help them improve the sleep experience. Enhanced comfort, […]

Foamer FXI bought by One Rock Capital

Foam producer FXI is being acquired by an affiliate of Los Angeles-based One Rock Capital Partners LLC. One Rock is purchasing FXI from private equity partnerships managed by New York-based MatlinPatterson Global Advisers LLC and Black Diamond Capital Management LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut. Financial terms were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close during […]

Sinomax Gets Walmart Recognition for Creating U.S. Jobs

Flexible polyurethane foam, soft goods and finished products supplier Sinomax USA Inc., based in Houston, received Walmart’s first “Investing in American Jobs Supplier Challenge Award” in February at the Walmart Supplier Growth Forum in Bentonville, Arkansas. Sinomax USA was the winner out of more than 100 companies that submitted qualifying criteria for the award. Walmart […]

Innocor Inc. Hires Bill Wagner, Promotes Nitin Chadda

Innocor Inc. Hires Bill Wagner, Promotes Nitin Chadda

Innocor Inc., a supplier of flexible polyurethane foam components and finished products based in Red Bank, New Jersey, has named Bill Wagner senior vice president of its commercial division. Innocor also promoted Nitin Chadda to senior vice president of Innocor Comfort, the consumer products division. Wagner succeeds Jeff Briney, who retired at the end of […]

Online Certificate Course Educates RSAs about CertiPUR-US Foam Certification Program

Online Certificate Course Educates RSAs about CertiPUR-US Foam Certification Program

News release written by CertiPUR-US and published, unedited, by BedTimes The free 20-minute course provides an easy way to learn about foam certification CertiPUR-US® aims to prevent inaccurate claims and misinformation to consumers (ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Jan. 30, 2017) An increasing number of consumers are demanding bedding and upholstered furniture that contains certified flexible polyurethane […]

Innocor Relocates HQ to Red Bank

Innocor Relocates HQ to Red Bank

Innocor Inc., a supplier of flexible polyurethane foam components and finished products, relocated its headquarters from West Long Branch to Red Bank, New Jersey. The larger, more modern building in Red Bank is better suited for the growing company, which was formed two years ago with the merger of Sleep Innovations and Flexible Foam Products, […]

Foam products supplier FXI names R&D chief

MATTRESS INDUSTRY NEWS RELEASE Leading Global Polyurethane Expert Will Head FXI R&D MEDIA, Pa. – FXI, the leading producer of innovative foam products, has named Dr. Philippe Knaub senior vice president and chief technology officer to lead the company’s research and development initiatives. Knaub is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on the development […]

Innocor Launches B2B Website

Innocor Launches B2B Website

Innocor Inc., a supplier of flexible polyurethane foam components, as well as finished consumer products sold under the Sleep Innovations brand, has debuted a website for its components division, Innocor Foam Technologies. The new website for the business-to-business segment, InnocorFoamTechnologies.com, allows users to search by market sector or product area. It also features Innocor’s new line of branded memory foam, Evencor. “Our new website enables […]