Starsprings to Open New Manufacturing Plant in Virginia

Starsprings to Open New Manufacturing Plant in Virginia

Innerspring supplier Starsprings, headquartered in Herrljunga, Sweden, is set to open a new manufacturing plant in Henry County, Virginia, that manufactures spring units for mattresses used in long-distance trucking. According to a news release from the office of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Starsprings will invest $3.7 million in the project, which is expected to employ […]

Innerspring wrap-up

Innerspring wrap-up

Innovative coil producers pocket success from expanding global sales BY BETSI ROBINSON Let there be no doubt: Innersprings, especially  pocketed coils and microcoils, are bouncing back in the sleep products industry around the world. Just ask Mark Kinsley, vice president of marketing for Leggett & Platt’s Bedding Group. After seeing the specialty sleep category chip […]

At family-owned Starsprings, new ideas flow in the DNA

At family-owned Starsprings, new ideas flow in the DNA

Front and center: constant innovation, customer needs As executives at Starsprings expand the company’s reach in Europe and South America, they remain committed to providing innovative products to the industries they serve. Guided by market research, this Swedish manufacturer of spring units continues to challenge itself to bring high-quality, state-of-the-art products that address real needs […]

Innerspring makers push back

Innerspring makers push back

BY BARBARA T. NELLES Here’s a discouraging statistic: A recently published survey by Consumer Reports found that 40% of mattress shoppers experience buyer’s remorse. Innerspring suppliers BedTimes spoke with for its biennial report on spring trends believe they have the remedy to that. New spring configurations and technology for everything from box spring to bed […]