Culp closes fiscal 2017 with healthy balance sheet, overall uptick in ticking sales

Supplier of mattress fabric, upholstery and sewn covers, Culp Inc., announced its fiscal 2017 results, which ended April 30. Net income rose 32% to $22.3 million for the year, or $1.78 per diluted share, compared with $16.9 million, or $1.36 per diluted share, in fiscal 2016. (The High Point, North Carolina-based company changed its New York Stock […]

Jomel Industries Evolves as Mattresses Do

Jomel Industries Evolves as Mattresses Do

BY GARY JAMES This supplier of traditional bedding components now does a big business in the growing sewn covers segment. Known for its diverse line of bedding components, including corner guards, handles and zippers, Jomel Industries also has become a significant player in bed covers during the past five years. Jomel entered the bed cover […]

A. Lava Creates 2 New Posts to Manage Expanding Business

A. Lava Creates 2 New Posts to Manage Expanding Business

A. Lava & Son Co., a supplier of contract sewing and product assembly services that includes zippered cover production, quilting services, mattress components, turnkey boxed-bed programs and more, has hired Mason Hallett and promoted Chris Bunce. Each reports to Adam Lava, co-owner of the Chicago-based company. Hallett, a mattress fabrics veteran, assumes the role of […]

Bekaert Textiles fully integrates its sewn mattress cover business

Bekaert Textiles fully integrates its sewn mattress cover business

Ticking and sewn cover supplier Bekaert Textiles USA Inc., headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., with world headquarters in Waregem, Belgium, has streamlined its design and production processes for sewn covers, subsequent to the company’s 2012 purchase of Progressive Products Inc., a Riverside, Calif.-based sewn cover producer. In addition to PPI’s manufacturing facilities in Riverside and in […]