Interzum Cologne 2017 Overview

Interzum Cologne 2017 Overview

Faster, Smarter, Easier: Busy show features tools and components for streamlining and simplifying mattress production BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH The biennial trade fair Interzum Cologne May 16-19 in Cologne, Germany, was the largest ever with a 15% increase in exhibition space and 19% more visitors than the 2015 show, said organizer Koelnmesse […]

Interzum Cologne 2017 Mattress Fabrics

Interzum Cologne 2017 Mattress Fabrics

BY BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA T. NELLES Mattress fabrics demand attention with bright color—and promises of better sleep Ticking suppliers retooled their knit and woven collections, creating luxury fabrics with a fabulous hand and touches of bold color, as well as some unusual finishes that are said to offer health benefits.  Boyteks highlights 7 new […]

Glimpses of Mattress Industry Future at Interzum Cologne

Glimpses of Mattress Industry Future at Interzum Cologne

BY BARBARA T. NELLES Anyone unable to attend Interzum Cologne last month to look at components and machinery related to mattress manufacturing is in luck, because ISPA EXPO 2018 will be here before you know it. Mark your calendars for March 14-16 at the Charlotte Convention Center in North Carolina. It’s the best place to […]

ISPA Pavilion Offers Visibility and Hassle-free Space for Exhibitors at the ISPA Bedding Centre

ISPA Pavilion Offers Visibility and Hassle-free Space for Exhibitors at the ISPA Bedding Centre

Exhibitors from around the world will converge on Cologne, Germany, in May for the largest international home furnishings manufacturing trade show in the world, the ISPA Bedding Centre. And, once again, the International Sleep Products Association will host the ISPA Bedding Centre at Interzum Cologne to provide a focus on the mattress industry. The biennial […]

ISPA Bedding Centre Makes Exhibiting at Interzum 2017 Easy

ISPA Bedding Centre Makes Exhibiting at Interzum 2017 Easy

Mark your calendar—Interzum Cologne, the largest home furnishings manufacturing trade show in the world, is coming May 16-19, 2017, to Germany. If you’re an International Sleep Products Association member, exhibiting can be hassle-free. ISPA once again will host the ISPA Bedding Centre where members can purchase a “turnkey” booth in the ISPA Bedding Centre. All […]

Interzum Cologne: Rocking and ‘rolling’ in the machinery hall

Interzum Cologne: Rocking and ‘rolling’ in the machinery hall

BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETSI ROBINSON Throughout the machinery hall at Interzum Cologne in Germany May 5-8, exhibitors put a strong emphasis on speed and automation as a solution to rising global labor costs. And to meet the needs of big mattress producers operating in consolidated marketplaces, machinery suppliers offered efficiency improvements and more […]

Interzum Cologne: Art meets tech in ticking showrooms

Interzum Cologne: Art meets tech in ticking showrooms

BY BARBARA T. NELLES In upbeat ticking showrooms at Interzum Cologne in Germany May 5-8,  mattress makers were there to buy, fabric suppliers told BedTimes. “We are finally back to where we were 10 years ago!” said Apollonija Spela Honigsman, research and development manager for Bodet & Horst in Elterlein, Germany. “Four years ago buyers […]

Interzum Cologne: Machinery makers roll out innovations

Interzum Cologne: Machinery makers roll out innovations

Components suppliers focus on airflow, gel and the phase-change craze BY BARBARA NELLES AND BETSI ROBINSON The editors of BedTimes eagerly anticipate Interzum Cologne in Germany every two years. It’s a fascinating glimpse into the future of bedding—time and time again we’ve spotted new products, processes and equipment in components and machinery halls that go […]

Interzum Cologne: Putting it all together with adhesives

Interzum Cologne: Putting it all  together with  adhesives

BY BETSI ROBINSON Judging by the products adhesive suppliers showed at this spring’s Interzum Cologne, they’ve been busy refining chemistries and application techniques to meet the requirements of the latest mattress constructions. SABA North America, based in Kimball, Michigan, which supplies water-based adhesives for foam bonding, launched its new Zero-Overspray spray gun technology, a patent-pending […]

Going to Interzum? Get the Full Cologne Experience

Going to Interzum? Get the Full Cologne Experience

Next month’s Interzum Cologne trade fair in Germany is the largest home furnishings components show in the world BY BARBARA NELLES It features 1,300 exhibitors from 63 countries. In addition to an entrancing show, Cologne has so much to offer visitors, and we have suggestions on what to eat and where to go during your […]

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