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 […]

Leggett & Platt 2nd-quarter sales lifted by adjustable bases

Leading industry supplier Leggett & Platt Inc. posted sales of $989 million in the second fiscal quarter, a 3% increase compared with the same period in 2016. The Carthage, Missouri-based company cited earnings per share of $0.64 on second-quarter net earnings of $87.6 million, which declined 28% compared with second-quarter 2016. “The growth we experienced in […]

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 at the furniture components show Interzum May 16-19 in Cologne, Germany. It uses newly developed Gribetz […]

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 […]

Leggett & Platt Research Shows RSAs Prefer Steel Foundations

Leggett & Platt Research Shows RSAs Prefer Steel Foundations

Original research conducted by Leggett & Platt Inc. shows that retail sales associates believe steel foundations are stronger than all-wood bases, according to the Carthage, Missouri-based industry supplier. In a June survey conducted with 100 RSAs, 76% said they prefer to sell steel foundations with a quality sleep set, 93% believe all-wood bases are low […]