Harrison Spinks wants to revolutionize bedding

Harrison Spinks wants to revolutionize bedding

BY GARY JAMES U.K. company makes and even grows components as it strives to create the most environmentally friendly bed Simon Spinks, managing director of Leeds, England-based luxury bed and component producer Harrison Spinks, believes his company has developed an innovative spring technology that has the potential to transform the bedding industry. That’s a bold […]

Harrison Spinks honored

Luxury bed maker Harrison Spinks, based in Leeds, England, has received two prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, bringing the total number won by the company to four. The company was awarded a Queen’s Award for Innovation and one for International Trade during the 2018 award ceremony announced on April 21. It previously received Queen’s Awards […]

Spinks Springs hires Ian Owen European sales manager

Pocket springs supplier Spinks Springs, part of Leeds, England-based Harrison Spinks, has appointed Ian Owen European sales manager, a newly created position designed to support the company’s growth. Ian Owen joins Spinks Springs after 28 years with Carpenter Co., a global manufacturer of polyurethane foam, where his last role was marketing and strategic sales director. […]

Harrison Spinks fells first trees from its forest

Harrison Spinks fells first trees from its forest

Luxury bed manufacturer Harrison Spinks, based in Leeds, England, has felled its first trees from its wholly owned and responsibly managed forest in Sand Hutton, England. The timber, felled from the company’s forest of Corsican pine, sycamore, Scots pine and mixed broadleaf trees, is being used in the company’s divans and headboards. Harrison Spinks has […]

Harrison Spinks invests in wire-drawing plant

Harrison Spinks invests in wire-drawing plant

Luxury bed manufacturer Harrison Spinks, with headquarters in Leeds, England, has invested $2.5 million in a new wire-drawing facility at British Steel’s campus in Scunthorpe, England. The vertically integrated bedding maker, which was founded in 1840, will use a 40,000-square-foot building belonging to the steel producer to house two wire-drawing lines, set to be installed […]

Harrison Spinks 5-year Plan Focused on New Technology

Luxury bed manufacturer Harrison Spinks, based in Leeds, England, is investing £9 million ($11 million) as part of its five-year strategy to increase its business and develop new beds. The investment includes a new site in Leeds for a larger innovation and technology center, and additional offices for the expanding team. The facility also will […]

Harrison Spinks Names Ruairi Giles Commercial Director

Harrison Spinks Names Ruairi Giles Commercial Director

Luxury bed manufacturer Harrison Spinks, based in Leeds, England, has promoted Ruairi Giles from accounts director to the new post of commercial director. He joined the company in 2008 as a graduate assistant and worked his way up through the company in a variety of roles. As a sales team member, Giles managed account relationships […]

Harrison Spinks Triples Hemp Production with New Machinery

Harrison Spinks Triples Hemp Production with New Machinery

Luxury bed maker Harrison Spinks, based in Leeds, England, has increased its hemp processing abilities with new machinery. The equipment investment follows a 32% increase in hemp orders over the past year, the company said in a news release. The new streamlined process will boost the company’s weekly output from 3 tons to 9 tons. […]

Mattress maker Harrison Spinks ups hemp production

Mattress maker Harrison Spinks ups hemp production

MATTRESS INDUSTRY NEWS RELEASE Harrison Spinks triples hemp processing to meet increased demand Leeds, England – 6 October 2016 – Harrison Spinks, Great Britain’s most established and innovative bed makers, has bolstered its sustainable, eco-friendly credentials by designing and manufacturing new machinery, which will help triple its hemp processing abilities following a 32% increase in […]

Harrison Spinks Appoints Andrew Salkeld as Head of Business Change

Harrison Spinks Appoints Andrew Salkeld as Head of Business Change

Luxury bed maker Harrison Spinks has named Andrew Salkeld head of business change, a newly created position for the Leeds, England-based manufacturer. Salkeld is a finance and business expert with more than 10 years of experience in finance and business management. He works closely with the Harrison Spinks executive team to help the company achieve […]