Pleasant Mattress Ships McRoskey Beds

Pleasant Mattress Ships McRoskey Beds

Fresno, California-based bed maker Pleasant Mattress Inc. shipped the first McRoskey mattresses from its factory earlier this year following acquisition of the brand in late 2018. The McRoskey line now is being built by a dedicated team of six specially trained craftspeople in a stand-alone, 25,000-square-foot factory on Pleasant’s Fresno campus, according to a company […]

Pleasant Mattress Elevates Moore

Pleasant Mattress Elevates Moore

Fresno, California-based bed maker Pleasant Mattress Inc. has named Mike Moore to the newly created position of chief of staff. Moore, who has been with the company for eight years and has nearly 25 years of experience in the bedding industry, continues to oversee sales and marketing. In his new post, he is charged with […]

McRoskey Sells to Pleasant Mattress

McRoskey Sells to Pleasant Mattress

Story updated 12/10/18 San Francisco’s venerable McRoskey mattress brand has been sold to Pleasant Mattress, marking a new chapter in the luxury factory-direct’s 120-year history. With the purchase of McRoskey, Pleasant has the right to manufacture, distribute and market McRoskey products both nationally and internationally. The McRoskey manufacturing plant in San Francisco ceased operations November 30. Robin […]

McRoskey modernizes its production with Attology

Premium mattress manufacturer and retailer McRoskey Mattress Co., founded in 1899, recently installed a 21st-century smart manufacturing technology called Attology. Now, at McRoskey’s 25,000-square-foot plant, the San Francisco-based company seamlessly blends traditional mattress manufacturing processes with the latest data collection tools. McRoskey’s Attology installation includes vibration, motion and vision sensors used throughout the facility that […]

McRoskey makes pop-up permanent

San Francisco mattress manufacturer and retailer McRoskey Mattress Co., which opened a pop-up store in San Rafael, California, in November 2017, has decided to make the store permanent. Jill Bibo, director of retail sales at McRoskey, said the community has been welcoming, which made it an easy decision to transform from pop-up to permanent. “The […]

McRoskey makes Forbes Best Small Companies list

The Feb. 8 issue of Forbes magazine names San Francisco-based manufacturer and retailer McRoskey Mattress Co. as one of 25 Best Small Companies in America. The publication’s editors said the list, which among others includes Abt Electronics, New Belgium Brewing and Radio Flyer, is comprised of “25 Small Giants (who) have chosen to be great instead […]

Mattress Manufacturing: Power of Prevention

Mattress Manufacturing: Power of Prevention

Maintaining machinery now saves time and money later BY GARY JAMES What one action do all mattress producers need to take to keep their mattress manufacturing equipment in good working order? Implement a robust program of preventive maintenance, leading machinery suppliers say. A well-designed program includes inspecting equipment regularly, replacing worn parts before problems occur and […]

McRoskey Mattress Co. aids San Francisco homeless

McRoskey Mattress Co. aids San Francisco homeless

High-end producer McRoskey Mattress Co., which hand-builds dozens of mattresses per month at its plant in downtown San Francisco, announced it is a long-time donor to the Canon Barcus Community House, a residential facility for the city’s homeless. When the facility was opened in 2002 by Episcopal Community Services, McRoskey donated the first 200 mattresses. […]