Kluft Names Dionis Director, Realigns Sales Team

Kluft Names Dionis Director, Realigns Sales Team

Luxury mattress producer E.S. Kluft & Co., based in Rancho Cucamonga, California, has named two veteran executives to new leadership roles and has added three regional account managers. Juan Dionis, who joined the company earlier this year as a management consultant, has been named managing director, and Dominick Azevedo, a former Simmons Bedding executive who […]

King Koil Gains ‘Brand-Builder’ Long, Promotes Swinarski

King Koil Gains ‘Brand-Builder’ Long, Promotes Swinarski

King Koil has named industry veteran David Long to the new post executive vice president of innovation and marketing. The mattress manufacturer and international licensing group with U.S. headquarters in Willowbrook, Illinois, also has promoted company veteran Ken Swinarski to the newly created position senior vice president of creative and strategic planning. Long has responsibility […]

Luxury bedding producer Earl Kluft dies

Luxury bedding producer Earl Kluft dies

Industry veteran and the founder and former owner of high-end mattress maker E.S. Kluft & Co., Earl Kluft, died June 24 in Los Angeles after a second battle with cancer. He was 70. Kluft was a highly successful businessman who, in the first phase of his career, took a plant owned by his father and […]

Bloomingdale’s remodels Kluft boutique

Bloomingdale’s remodels Kluft boutique

Bloomingdale’s Manhattan flagship store has redesigned and expanded its Kluft boutique to 2,000 square feet, E.S. Kluft & Co. announced. The luxury manufacturer, which is headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California, has a prominent partnership with the upscale department store chain, Bloomingdale’s. The overall look of the Kluft department at Bloomingdale’s, with its giant, illuminated image of […]

Video: Mattress industry news at Summer Las Vegas Market

Video: Mattress industry news at Summer Las Vegas Market

At this week’s Las Vegas Market held at the World Market Center, the editors of BedTimes and Sleep Savvy magazines shot these short videos of some new bedding products and technologies that launched at this show. Check out these silents and talkies fresh from market. The videos are all under 30 seconds and they’re all […]

E.S. Kluft & Co. Employees Build Bicycles for Boys and Girls Clubs

E.S. Kluft & Co. Employees Build Bicycles for Boys and Girls Clubs

Employees of mattress maker E.S. Kluft & Co., headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California, recently took part in a bike-building exercise for a charity, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Carlsbad. The bicycles, assembled as a team-building activity during the company’s annual sales meeting, were donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad. The organization […]

New hires sell Kluft and Aireloom mattress brands in Canada

Rancho Cucamonga, California-based E.S. Kluft & Co., a subsidiary of Madrid-based Flex Group, has named Denis Crnojevic and Jonathan Zyto as regional sales managers for eastern and western Canada, respectively. Their hiring, as well as the company’s first participation in the Canadian Furniture Show June 4-7, mark E.S. Kluft’s Aireloom and Kluft mattress brands’ entry […]

Kluft hires VP international sales

Kluft hires VP international sales

Luxury mattress maker E.S. Kluft & Co., with headquarters in Rancho Cucamonga, California, has hired Laurent Boilly to the newly created position vice president of international sales. Boilly is fluent in English, French and Spanish and has responsibility for expanding sales of the Kluft and Aireloom brands outside of North America. Boilly has 25 years […]

Vi-Spring buys majority interest in E.S. Kluft

Vi-Spring, a wholly owned subsidiary of Flex Group of Spain that produces high-end bedding, has bought a majority share of E.S. Kluft & Co., which manufactures luxury mattresses under the Kluft and Aireloom brands. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The purchase gives Vi-Spring, which has headquarters in Plymouth, England, a stronger presence […]