Retirement and leadership changes at Global Systems Group

Retirement and leadership changes at Global Systems Group

News release written by Leggett & Platt Inc. and published, unedited, by BedTimes Carthage, Missouri, Sept. 20, 2017 — After 42 years of service to Leggett & Platt Incorporated, Tony Garrett, L&P Vice-President, and President of Global Systems Group® (GSG)/Machinery, has announced his retirement effective October 13th. Garrett has held several positions of increasing responsibilities […]

Gribetz International Unveils New Quilter

Gribetz International Unveils New Quilter

Gribetz International, a division of Carthage, Missouri-based Leggett & Platt Inc.’s Global Systems Group, has introduced a unique multihead quilting machine with “distinct needle control technology,” the company said in a news release. The new Spectrum quilter was introduced in at the furniture components show Interzum May 16-19 in Cologne, Germany. It uses newly developed […]

Gribetz International Earns L&P Best in Class Award

Gribetz International Earns L&P Best in Class Award

Quilting equipment supplier Gribetz International, part of Carthage, Missouri-based Leggett & Platt Inc.’s Global Systems Group, has achieved L&P Best in Class status as a high-performing Leggett & Platt business unit. L&P evaluates an array of quality assurance criteria to make selections for “the best of the best award,” the company said in a news […]

Global Systems Group and Waste-exit Offer Material Waste Removal Solutions

Global Systems Group and Waste-exit Offer Material Waste Removal Solutions

NEWS RELEASE WRITTEN BY LEGGETT & PLATT’S GLOBAL SYSTEMS GROUP AND PUBLISHED, UNEDITED, BY BEDTIMES Carthage, Missouri, March 16, 2017 — Waste-exit and Global Systems Group® (GSG), a division of Leggett & Platt Incorporated®, are pleased to announce their new partnership to serve the mattress industry. GSG has entered into agreement with Waste-exit to be […]

Leggett & Platt’s Global Systems Group Partners With Quarrata Forniture Srl

Leggett & Platt’s Global Systems Group Partners With Quarrata Forniture Srl

Leggett & Platt Inc.’s machinery division, Global Systems Group, now is the global sales agent for gluing machinery manufacturer Quarrata Forniture Srl, based in Quarrata, Italy. GSG will market Quarrata’s lineup of advanced roll-coat and spray-coat machinery, heat-dryer equipment and other systems to bedding manufacturers. Quarrata is an established company with a reputation for producing […]

Bill Evans dies

Bill Evans dies

Robert “Bill” Evans, a retired field service technician for machinery supplier Leggett & Platt Global Systems Group, died March 7 in Clarendon County, South Carolina. He was 73. Evans’ long career in sewing machinery spanned more than 40 years, half of which he spent with L&P GSG’s Porter International, traveling to customer plants around the […]

Global Systems Group welcomes sales-team member

Global Systems Group welcomes sales-team member

Global Systems Group, the machinery division of Carthage, Missouri-based mattress industry supplier Leggett & Platt, has hired Mark Maryea as a regional sales manager for New England and other regions of the eastern United States and Canada. He has responsibility for sales and service of specialized sewing and cutting mattress-manufacturing machinery, parts and service solutions. […]

Ed Grether of L&P’s Global Systems Group retires

Global Systems Group, the machinery division of Carthage, Missouri-based industry supplier Leggett & Platt, has announced the retirement of Ed Grether, president of international sales. Grether, who worked more than 40 years in executive posts within the bedding industry, 17 of them with GSG, has elected to “begin new adventures,” an L&P news release said. […]

GSG says Bowman to retire, realigns international sales

GSG says Bowman to retire, realigns international sales

At the end of the month, industry veteran Russ Bowman will retire after more than 40 years in the bedding and textile machinery industry, 23 of them with Global Systems Group, the machinery division of Carthage, Missouri-based industry supplier Leggett & Platt. For more than 15 years, Bowman has been GSG president of sales and […]

Global Systems Group: Introductions focused on production efficiency

Global Systems Group: Introductions focused on production efficiency

Global Systems Group, the machinery division of Carthage, Mo.-based industry supplier Leggett & Platt, introduced several new and updated mattress machines under various brand names at Interzum Cologne in Germany May 13-16. The Paragon M+ quilter was redesigned with new options for greater ease of use and productivity. New “intuitive” preventive maintenance software programs make […]