Champion Thread Names Lee VP of Business Development

Champion Thread Names Lee VP of Business Development

NEWS RELEASE News release written by Champion Thread Co. and published, unedited, by BedTimes GASTONIA, NC, Dec. 12, 2016 – Champion Thread Company, a leading global supplier of industrial sewing threads, engineered yarns, and other textile and sewn products supplies, has promoted Jim Lee to the position of Vice President of Business Development. In his […]

Creative Ticking Offers Thermic QuickDry Technology on Fabrics

Mattress industry supplier Creative Ticking, a division of Beverly Knits, with headquarters in Gastonia, North Carolina, has partnered with Devan Chemicals of Ronse, Belgium, to offer the chemical company’s Thermic QuickDry technology as an option on all Creative Ticking fabrics. Creative Ticking’s mattress fabrics are  treated with Thermic QuickDry to absorb excess heat and slow […]

Dailey and Raines Take On New Roles at Jones Family of Companies

Dailey and Raines Take On New Roles at Jones Family of Companies

Industry supplier the Jones Family of Companies, which has two divisions, Jones Nonwovens and Jones Yarn, has named Andrew Dailey vice president of sales for Jones Nonwovens. Previously, he was vice president of sales and marketing with the Humboldt, Tennessee-based company’s yarn division. Concurrently, the company named Jeremy Raines, former manager of Jones’ nonwoven plant […]

Leggett & Platt EPS Breaks First Quarter Earnings Record

Industry supplier Leggett & Platt announced first-quarter earnings per share of $0.63 on net earnings of $89.5, a 26% increase and 25% increase, respectively, compared with the first quarter of 2015. EPS represented a first-quarter record for the Carthage, Missouri-based company. First quarter sales declined 3% to $938 million due to raw material-related price deflation […]

Simmons Knife & Saw Moves To Bigger Quarters

Simmons Knife & Saw Moves To Bigger Quarters

Industry supplier Simmons Knife & Saw, formerly Simmons Engineering, has relocated to Glendale Heights, Illinois, about 20 miles from its former headquarters in Wheeling, Illinois. Increased sales, as well as the consolidation of California and Illinois operations, led to the move to a new, larger headquarters, according to a news release. “The new plant doubles […]

Carpenter Co. elevates Malechek and two others to its ‘Pantheon’

Mattress industry supplier Carpenter Co., with headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, has honored Ed Malechek, Randy Baird and Stu Watson by inducting them into the Carpenter Co. Pantheon, Class of 2014. Being named to the Pantheon is a distinction bestowed on former longtime employees who have made outstanding contributions to the company. In an announcement to […]

Nomaco hires John Maynie as VP sales & marketing

Nomaco hires John Maynie as VP sales & marketing

Foam component manufacturer Nomaco Home Furnishings, which has headquarters in Zebulon, N.C., has hired John Maynie as vice president of sales and marketing. Maynie joins Nomaco with more than 25 years in marketing, business development, technical sales and product development leadership. He was most recently the director of sales and marketing for Spongex LLC, formerly […]

DesleeClama adds Pillow

DesleeClama adds Pillow

Textile supplier DesleeClama, with North American headquarters in Inman, S.C. and world headquarters in Zonnebeke, Belgium, has hired Anne Pillow as national accounts manager. Most recently, Pillow, a veteran ticking sales executive, was sales manager for Lava Textiles. Prior to that, Pillow was national account manager for the former Blumenthal Print Works Inc. She began […]

Leigh Fibers appoints Turner COO

Fiber and textile recycler and mattress industry supplier Leigh Fibers, which has headquarters in Wellford, S.C., has hired Darrell Turner as chief operating officer. He replaces 35-year company veteran Keith Taylor who was named to the board of directors and continues with Leigh Fibers in a consulting role. Turner’s career includes 25 years in the […]

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