PureCare Expands Into China, Southeast Asia

Phoenix-based sleep accessories supplier PureCare has entered into agreements that will place its products in stores throughout China and Southeast Asia. Index Living Mall, a home furnishings and decorative retail chain based in Bangkok, is featuring a customized selection of PureCare’s bed linens, mattress protectors and pillows in its 28 stores in Thailand, as well […]

Lenzing promotes Tencel in pillows 

Viscose fiber supplier Lenzing Group, with headquarters in Lenzing, Austria, is promoting its Tencel branded lyocell fibers for use in pillows. The company said in a news release that testing revealed pillows filled with fibers score well regarding moisture management, loft and ease of care. The Tencel fibers traditionally have been used in mattresses and […]

ISPA EXPO 2018 mattress components and machinery slideshows

ISPA EXPO 2018 mattress components and machinery slideshows

By Barbara T. Nelles Photos Bert VanderVeen Yes, “Mother Natural” went a little wild at the Jones Nonwovens booth (right). Sometimes things get out of hand at ISPA EXPO. It’s thrilling to see so many innovations in mattress components and manufacturing equipment, all in one place. You get sensory overload. This is the bedding industry’s biggest […]

Longtime pillow supplier Soft-Tex raises profile

Longtime pillow supplier Soft-Tex raises profile

BY GARY JAMES New products, lines and partnerships increase its visibility as a key player in sleep products While Soft-Tex International has been a major supplier of pillows and other sleep products to big retail chains such as Bed Bath & Beyond and Macy’s for years, the 32-year-old company has kept a relatively low profile […]

Lenzing’s Tencel fibers put to the test in pillows

News release written by Lenzing and published, unedited, by BedTimes. Lenzing, Austria – January 2018: Studies have shown that fillings of TENCEL® fibers are the perfect botanic alternative.* The tests conducted have revealed that pillows filled with TENCEL® fibers score when it comes to moisture management, volume and ease of care. TENCEL® fibers are in […]

American Textile adds experienced IT exec Carlo Morgano

Duquesne, Pennsylvania-based American Textile Co., a producer of name-brand and nonbranded mattress protection products, pillows and bedding, has named Carlo Morgano to the new position senior vice president of information technology.  Most recently, Morgano was with CIO Ventures, where he consulted with technology incubators and venture capital firms, in addition to advising startups in various industries, including […]

American Textile Co. names Tim Keegan to lead new hospitality division

American Textile Co. names Tim Keegan to lead new hospitality division

Duquesne, Pennsylvania-based American Textile Co., a producer of name-brand and nonbranded mattress protection products, pillows and bedding, has established a hospitality division and named Tim Keegan to the new position of senior vice president of hospitality sales. The division will supply mattress and pillow protection to hotels across the United States. Keegan previously was with Pacific […]

Soft-Tex producing Restonic accessories

Specialty sleep and sleep accessories supplier Soft-Tex International is now the sole licensee authorized to produce and sell Restonic-branded pillows, mattress toppers, pads, protectors and other bedding accessories. The Restonic brand is the property of Restonic Mattress Corp., a mattress licensing group based in Buffalo, New York. “The Restonic brand has strong name recognition in […]

American Textile adds more name-brand sleep accessories

American Textile adds more name-brand sleep accessories

Sleep accessories supplier American Textile Co., with headquarters in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, has expanded its licensing relationship with Tempur Sealy International Inc. American Textile now has the right to manufacture and sell Sealy-branded pillows, mattress pads and comforters. The first products are slated to ship to retailers on April 1, 2018. The deal deepens a growing […]

Las Vegas Market is a mellow show with maximally cool products

Las Vegas Market is a mellow show with maximally cool products

Bedding exhibitors engage buyers with aesthetics, boxed goods and lots of temperature talk BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH Home furnishings buyer attendance at the Summer Las Vegas Market July 30-Aug. 3 was on a par with last summer’s show, according to officials at the World Market Center in Las Vegas, although to the editors of BedTimes, […]

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