Foamer FXI bought by One Rock Capital

Foam producer FXI is being acquired by an affiliate of Los Angeles-based One Rock Capital Partners LLC. One Rock is purchasing FXI from private equity partnerships managed by New York-based MatlinPatterson Global Advisers LLC and Black Diamond Capital Management LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut. Financial terms were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close during […]

Ante4Autism moves to Saturday night, gains another major sponsor

Ante4Autism moves to Saturday night, gains another major sponsor

The 10th annual Ante4Autism Poker Tournament takes place on a new night at the Winter Las Vegas Market. Members of the bedding and home furnishings industry, Las Vegas locals, celebrities, and professional poker players will converge on the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, Jan. 27. In previous years, the event […]

Tempur Sealy’s hurricane recovery commitment increased to approximately $2.5 million in contributions

Tempur Sealy’s hurricane recovery commitment increased to approximately $2.5 million in contributions

News release written by Tempur Sealy International Inc. and published, unedited, by BedTimes Tempur-Pedic, Cocoon by Sealy, Sealy and Stearns & Foster Donate Beds to Assist with Hurricane Recovery LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Tempur Sealy International, Inc. announced today an additional commitment of $1.5 million in bed donations and contributions to support […]

New Latexco U.S. hires help company prepare for growth

New Latexco U.S. hires help company prepare for growth

Industry supplier Latexco U.S. Holdings LLC, with headquarters in Lavonia, Georgia, has hired Brent Limer as chief sales officer and Andy Strickland as vice president of business development. Both are new positions for the company. The additions to Latexco’s management team are part of a strategic plan to grow sales of polyurethane and latex foam components, […]

Relief Bed directs efforts to Texas storm victims

Seattle-based charity Relief Bed International is accepting donations aimed at assisting those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Founded in 2015 by mattress industry veteran Scott Smalling, Relief Bed provides portable beds to relief agencies around the world, with a special focus on U.S. homeless shelters. To date, it has distributed 7,000 beds, pads and mats. “Now […]

Tempur Sealy commits million dollar product donation to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey

Tempur Sealy commits million dollar product donation to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey

News release written by Tempur Sealy International Inc. and published, unedited, by BedTimes LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Tempur Sealy International, Inc. announced today that it is committing $1 million in bed donations to support the recovery efforts in southeast Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Tempur Sealy’s commitment will provide mattresses […]

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 […]

Mattress industry news, compressed: Will it box?

Mattress industry news, compressed: Will it box?

As in, can I get this mattress, foundation, adjustable base or decorative bed into small cartons for easy shipping? That is the overall theme as I walk through the moderately busy Summer Las Vegas Market visiting mattress and sleep accessories exhibitors. It seems easy-ship has become the mantra of the sleep products industry. It’s not […]

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 […]

How Did The Mattress Industry Do In 2016?

How Did The Mattress Industry Do In 2016?

ISPA Tells Us in the Mattress Industry Trends Report The mattress industry continued a pattern of healthy growth in 2016, posting gains in three key measurements, according to the ISPA Mattress Industry Trends Report (paywall) released in June by the International Sleep Products Association. U.S. mattress manufacturers shipped more than 41 million mattress and foundation units […]

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