Textiles

Sleep Innovations, Flexible Foam Merge into Innocor

Sleep Innovations to be Acquired by Sun Capital Partners

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.-Basic-bedding manufacturer Sleep Innovations and Flexible Foam Products, a manufacturer of polyurethane foam and carpet cushions, have merged and adopted the new corporate name of Innocor Inc. In addition, Carol Eicher, previously business president of Dow’s global coating and construction division, has been named president and CEO of Innocor. Serving as chairmanMore »

HFN Editorial Deadline for Las Vegas Market

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Las Vegas Market (July 27-31). Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of debuting products for possible inclusion. Furniture materials can be sent to Duke Ratliff (dratliff@hfnmag.com), rug, lighting and home decor submissions can be sent to Andrea Lillo (alillo@hfnmag.com), mattress and textile submissionsMore »

Surya Honored by Decorating Den Interiors

Surya

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya was one of four companies honored by Decorating Den Interiors, a leading interior design and home furnishings franchise company, at Decorating Den Interiors’ recent 45th annual conference and supplier market held in San Diego. Surya received the newly created award of outstanding growth, which honors a supplier achieving significant sales momentum during theMore »

New Home Licenses for Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey

NEW YORK-Rio Home Fashions, True Fabrications and Behrens Manufacturing have all signed agreements to produce licensed collections of home products under the Downton Abbey label. Rio Home will produce and sell a line of Downton Abbey bedding products, including sleep pillows, comforters, blankets, mattress pads and mattress toppers. True Fabrications will create a collection ofMore »

New Artisans Join NY Now’s Handmade Collection

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–A comprehensive, multi-media group of 39 new artisans has been accepted into the juried Handmade Collection for this summer’s NY Now. Additional related highlights during the summer market include the launch of NY Now’s new Maker Project, which promotes artisans and their handcrafts; a five part seminar series hosted by CRAFT (Craft RetailersMore »

MSLO to Hold American Made Program

Martha Stewart American Made

NEW YORK-For the third year, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) will present the Martha Stewart American Made program this fall. Voting for this year’s American Made Awards competition began yesterday and will culminate in November with the American Made Event, which will include the announcement of the 2014 award winners. The program celebrates small businessesMore »

Latex International Files Chapter 11

LatexInternational

SHELTON, Conn.-Latex International has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut. The latex pillow and mattress manufacturer said in a statement that, at the time of the filing, it had about $29 million in liabilities and $26 million in assets. The company made the filing “to restructureMore »

Logie and Miller Appointed Account Executives at Nourison

Dale Logie

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Nourison has named Dale Logie and Sheri Miller account executives in the southern California region. Logie will manage and develop business in the southern Los Angeles region down to San Diego, including Orange County, while Miller will do the same in the Los Angeles north territory, including the Valley and north to SantaMore »