Reverie Promotes John Wanat, Expands Sales Team

Reverie Promotes John Wanat, Expands Sales Team

Reverie, a supplier of adjustable beds, mattresses and pillows with headquarters in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, has named John Wanat vice president of sales for its wholesale division and appointed regional directors and managers to its sales team. In the new position, Wanat sets the sales direction and drives the expansion of the company’s wholesale business. […]

Carpenter U.K. Expands with Aurora Collection

Carpenter U.K. Expands with Aurora Collection

Glossop, England-based Carpenter Ltd., part of Richmond, Virginia-based Carpenter Co., is launching a new line of mattresses and pillows, called the Aurora Collection, just for the U.K. market. The Aurora collection, part of the Sleep Better range, uses a next-generation, high-density foam offering high resilience, as well as good bounce, the company said in a […]

Therapedic International Donates Bedding to Louisiana Flood Victims

Therapedic International Donates Bedding to Louisiana Flood Victims

Mattress licensing group Therapedic International and some of its key industry partners donated Therapedic compressed beds, pillows and mattress pads to help the Louisiana flood victims. Products were donated through House 2 Home, a nonprofit that assists families and elderly who were Louisiana flood victims. The Princeton, New Jersey-based company shared the production and shipping […]

Summer Las Vegas Market Mattress News

Summer Las Vegas Market Mattress News

Sleep products suppliers ‘adjust’ their offerings–tweaking mattress collections, adding new bases and frames with storage BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH International Market Centers officials described the Summer Las Vegas Market July 31-Aug. 4 as “epic,” with buyers present from all 50 states and an 8% increase in attendance compared with the 2015 summer […]

Bedgear Aids Flooding Victims

Bedgear Performance Bedding, with headquarters in Farmingdale, New York, donated 1,225 pillows and 223 mattress protectors to Houston-area flood victims in May. Working with retailer Mattress Firm and local nonprofit the Houston Furniture Bank, the sleep accessories supplier said it wanted to help those in desperate need of a dry, comfortable sleep environment to replace […]

Nimbus Emporium Gains Seal of Traceability

Nimbus Emporium Gains Seal of Traceability

Duvet and pillow supplier earns Downpass seal Nimbus Emporium, a maker of down-filled duvets and pillows that is part of the Trendsetter Home Furnishings group based in Trafford Park, England, is one of the first U.K. brands to earn the down and feather Downpass seal. Downpass is based on the European Convention for the Protection […]

At ‘Best Ever’ ISPA EXPO, Product Innovations Rival Attendance

At ‘Best Ever’ ISPA EXPO,  Product Innovations Rival Attendance

‘Crazy-busy’ exhibitors launch ‘pocketed foam’, operator-less equipment and therapeutic fabrics BY BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA NELLES April 15, 2016 The International Sleep Products association’s ISPA EXPO 2016, held March 9-12 in Orlando, Florida, broke records for attendance (an impressive 4,330) and exhibitors (a floor-filling 242)—and in superlative-laden feedback: “This is the best show ever!” “Totally […]

Danican Aids Homeless

Danican Aids Homeless

Sleep accessories supplier Danican, a division of Aarhus, Denmark-based EverRest ApS, has begun distributing mattress and pillow protectors in “Danican Cares Packages” to shelters in San Luis Obispo county, home to the company’s Atascadero, California, headquarters. The El Camino Homeless Organization of Atascadero, which serves the entire county, received the first donation of 50 packages. […]

Carpenter UK introduces Climate collection, Check Point hygiene system

Carpenter UK introduces Climate collection, Check Point hygiene system

Carpenter Ltd., based in Glossop, England, a part of Richmond, Virginia-based Carpenter Co., has launched temperature-regulating consumer sleep products, as well as mattresses, pillows and toppers emblazoned with hygiene sensors, according to a news release. The Climate collection of mattresses, pillows and toppers, sold in the U.K. under the company’s Sleep Better brand umbrella, uses […]

HomTex adds manufacturing in Tennessee

Sleep accessories supplier HomTex Inc., which has headquarters in Vinemont, Alabama, has leased a 24,000-square-foot former cut-and-sew facility in Waynesboro, Tennessee. The site’s existing equipment allowed the company to begin production of its DreamFit brand with minimal retrofitting required, according to a news release. The deal includes an option to buy the property. In July, […]