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 […]

Leggett & Platt Videos Share Whimsical Story of NanoCoil

Leggett & Platt Videos Share Whimsical Story of NanoCoil

Carthage, Missouri-based industry supplier Leggett & Platt Inc. marked Better Sleep Month in May by launching 31 short videos telling stories of its wrapped microcoils for the mattress comfort layer, the NanoCoil, which it calls “the tiny coil with a big story.” “This campaign is a creative reminder that in a competitive retail environment, those […]

Leggett & Platt First-quarter Earnings Down, Sales Rise

Leggett & Platt First-quarter Earnings Down, Sales Rise

Industry supplier Leggett & Platt Inc., with headquarters in Carthage, Missouri, had first-quarter earnings of $86.1 million, a 4% decline compared with the first quarter of 2016. Earnings per share were $0.62, a 2%—or one penny—decline over the prior-year quarter. First-quarter sales were $960 million, a 2% increase. “Organic sales grew 4% during the first […]

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 […]

Bedding Industries of America Picks Russ Bowman to Lead Quality Control

Bedding Industries of America, the licensor of the Eclipse International and Eastman House brands, has hired former Leggett & Platt Inc. executive Russ Bowman to oversee and implement a new, companywide quality control and process improvement initiative. He reports to Stuart Carlitz, president and chief executive officer of the North Brunswick, New Jersey-based company. Bowman […]

High Point Market: Gold Bond Premier Mattress Collection Gets Redesign, Upgrade

High Point Market: Gold Bond Premier Mattress Collection Gets Redesign, Upgrade

NEWS RELEASE WRITTEN BY GOLD BOND AND PUBLISHED, UNEDITED, BY BEDTIMES 4/21/17 Upscale fabrics, higher coil counts, natural latex foam, organic wool take center stage in facelift HIGH POINT, N.C. – Leading independent mattress manufacturer Gold Bond is boosting the comfort and support levels of its Premier Series, the company’s high-end innerspring mattress collection, by […]

L&P’s Global Systems Group Adds Waste-exit Machinery

L&P’s Global Systems Group Adds Waste-exit Machinery

Leggett & Platt Inc.’s machinery division, Global Systems Group, based in Carthage, Missouri, has partnered with Denmark-based Waste-exit in the distribution of waste-management solutions. Global Systems Group now is the global sales agent for Waste-exit’s material waste handling systems that are sold to bedding makers. Nearly any mattress manufacturing machine can be retro-fitted to use […]

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 Reports Soft Fourth Quarter, Record Full-year EPS

Leggett & Platt Reports Soft Fourth Quarter, Record Full-year EPS

Carthage, Missouri-based industry supplier Leggett & Platt reports net income from operations for 2016 of $385.8 million, an 18.7% increase compared with 2015. Full-year sales were $3.75 billion, a 4% decline compared with the prior full-year results. Unit volume grew 2% and acquisitions contributed 1% to sales growth, but these were more than offset by […]

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