Reducing Your Footprint

Reducing Your Footprint

It’s not a load of rubbish — manufacturers find decreasing material scrap and recycling is good for business — and the environment, too   Mattress makers and industry suppliers have invested in equipment, re-engineered production processes and made other efforts to reduce the amount of waste created when manufacturing mattresses and other sleep products. They […]

Eclipse Licenses Bliss to Paramount

Eclipse International, based in North Brunswick, New Jersey, has inked a licensing arrangement to allow Paramount Sleep, headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, to produce the Pure Talalay Bliss brand. The deal gives Paramount the right to manufacture and distribute the brand in parts of Virginia, as well as throughout Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and West […]

Signs of spring in High Point

Signs of spring in High Point

BY BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA T. NELLES Despite a dark and stormy day at High Point Market, retailers found enough flowers, sunshine and new products to lift their moods and freshen their floors The High Point Market April 14-18 in High Point, North Carolina, offered a mix of spring weather—sunny days, afternoon rainstorms and temperature […]

Sheex rolls out latest innovations at Paramount Sleep showroom

News release written by Sheex and published, unedited, by BedTimes. MARLTON, NJ — January 25, 2018 — SHEEX, Inc., the world’s first performance fabric bedding and sleepwear company will be showcasing their latest product offerings during the upcoming Las Vegas Winter Market 2018. New entries in SHEEX® Performance Home™ feature ICE•Cool™ with CoolX™ Technology fabrications […]

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

New products and retooled brands reflect industry’s fascination with a trendy shade—and the importance of sleeping cool BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH The editors of BedTimes braved rain and wintry weather at the Winter Las Vegas Market Jan. 22-26 in search of news from sleep products exhibitors. It was well worth the effort […]

Fall High Point Market Bedding News

Fall High Point Market Bedding News

BY BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA T. NELLES After touring sleep products showrooms at the quietly interesting High Point Market Oct. 22-26, we bring you this series of vignettes filled with some intriguing finds–from two-sided mattresses to pillows with springs. Gold Bond thinks young Mattress and futon manufacturer Gold Bond, with headquarters in Hartford, Connecticut, rolled […]

Prince Andrew Visit Marks Opening of Hypnos Factory

Prince Andrew Visit Marks Opening of Hypnos Factory

British luxury bed maker Hypnos marked the official opening of its new contract-bedding factory in Castle Donington, United Kingdom, with a visit from Prince Andrew, the Duke of York. The new factory houses the contract arm of the business, which produces beds and mattresses for the hospitality market, including some of the world’s leading hotel […]

Sound Sleep Products leases showroom space

Mattress manufacturer Sound Sleep Products Inc., with headquarters in Sumner, Washington, has leased a 4,000-square-foot showroom in nearby Tacoma, Washington, to display beds it is making through a license from Norfolk, Virginia-based Paramount Sleep. The Paramount Sleep licensing deal is just one in a series of recent transactions for the company. In January, Sound Sleep Products […]

Paramount Sleep promotes Bassham, hires customer service manager

Mattress manufacturer Paramount Sleep, with headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia, has promoted Melissa Bassham to director of marketing. Previously, she was marketing and visual merchandising manager. The company also has hired Kimberly Nickerson as customer service manager. Both women report to Richard Fleck, Paramount Sleep president. Bassham started with the company in 2010 as a marketing […]

Hilbruner joins Paramount Sleep, Michaud assumes new post

Hilbruner joins Paramount Sleep, Michaud assumes new post

Norfolk, Virginia-based Paramount Sleep has hired Jeffrey Hilbruner as director of operations, reporting to President Richard Fleck. Hilbruner replaces Kevin Michaud, who has assumed management responsibility for IT, merchandising and special projects. Michaud also works with the company’s growing number of licensees in Fresno, California; Little Rock, Arkansas; Miami and Seattle. As director of operations, […]

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