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Royal Heritage Agrees to Purchase Allergy Solutions

Royal Heritage Agrees to Purchase Allergy Solutions

NEW YORK–Royal Heritage Home has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of Allergy Solutions, an environmental-control and allergen-avoidance company. Allergy Solutions markets allergy-preventative mattress protectors, HEPA air-purification systems, sinus-relief products, bed-bug treatments, respiratory masks, water filters and asthma products direct to consumers and wholesale. Jeff Tauber, chairman and CEO of Royal Heritage,More »

Arkema Leaves Natura to Found Design Studio

Arkema Leaves Natura to Found Design Studio

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario–Catherine Arkema, former design manager with Natura World, has left the mattress and bedding manufacturer to launch her own design studio, Sketchbook Design. The new company provides business services that encompass brand development and messaging, website design, brochures, logos, market and trade-show support and point-of-purchase creation to the furniture industry. It is targeting smallMore »

Kingsdown to Close Knoxville Plant

Kingsdown to Close Knoxville Plant

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.–Kingsdown will close its manufacturing facility here, which it had purchased as part of an acquisition several years ago. A company statement did not give the date for the closing of the plant. Kingsdown said regional production has already been assumed by larger and more efficient facilities in Oklahoma, Florida and Virginia. Joe Schmoeller,More »

Simmons Launches Cross-Country Mobile Road Show

Simmons Launches Cross-Country Mobile Road Show

ATLANTA—Simmons is introducing its newest ComforPedic Loft line with a road-show tour of 35 cities. The 18-wheeler “showroom on wheels” will travel to mattress retailers over 20 weeks, spanning more than 10,000 miles, according to Simmons. On location, Scott Smalling, president of the Simmons Specialty Sleep division, and Butch Webster, vice president of the division,More »

Spring Air Launches Branding and Marketing Initiative

Spring Air Launches Branding and Marketing Initiative

BOSTON–Spring Air has introduced a multimedia marketing program for retailers designed specifically to promote and reinforce its brand values, key product benefits and proprietary innovations. The program covers each Spring Air branded line, including Back Supporter, BS Perfect Balance, BS Sleep Sense and the recently launched Sleep Sense Biomax line. It offers three 60-second in-storeMore »

Leggett & Platt Debuts New Website

Leggett & Platt Debuts New Website

CARTHAGE, Mo.–Leggett & Platt has launched a new website, leggett.com, with updates in both its look and its content. In a company statement, Leggett & Platt said the new site’s product and segment pages have been altered with “impacting images and bold headlines that express the values and benefits of working with the Leggett &More »

Fabrictech Joins with NSF for Sleep Health Education Initiative

Fabrictech

WASHINGTON–Fabrictech has formed a partnership with the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) to distribute materials on sleep health to the public. Under this agreement, Fabrictech’s PureCare brand of mattress and pillow protectors will now include a special NSF educational brochure in all of the products. The packages will bear the NSF logo as well. Fabrictech’s productsMore »