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Latex International Plant Up and Running after Fire

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SHELTON, Conn.-The Latex International factory on River Road here, which had been shut down by fires two weeks ago, is back producing at full capacity, according to a company statement. The statement said Latex International has begun making latex cores and will begin manufacturing additional products by the end of this week. Manufacturing of rolledMore »

Latex International Tabs Hinman for Sales Post

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SHELTON, Conn.-Ken Hinman has been named executive vice president of component and direct-to-retail sales for Latex International. In this newly created position, Hinman oversees the sales operations and marketing for Latex International, Pure LatexBLISS and the company’s RejuveNite brand. He reports to Dave Fisher, president and CEO. Hinman’s career encompasses 30 years of experience inMore »

Latex International Plant Fire Brought Under Control

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SHELTON, Conn.-An early-morning fire yesterday at Latex International’s River Road facility here was brought under control by several local fire departments, according to a company statement. The statement said all employees at the factory were evacuated safely, although several fire fighters were injured. David Fisher, Latex International’s president and CEO, said the company is nowMore »

Latex International Files Chapter 11

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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 »

Fisher Named Latex International Operations VP

Kimberly Fisher

SHELTON, Conn.-Latex International has promoted Kimberly Fisher to vice president of operations, a new position for the bedding manufacturer. In her new role, Fisher oversees all day-to-day functions of the company’s human-resources, logistics, purchasing and customer-service divisions. She reports directly to David Fisher, president and CEO. Fisher joined Latex International in 2013 as director ofMore »

Latex International Realigns Components Sales

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SHELTON, Conn.-Latex International has reset its components sales strategy, including the assignment of more responsibility to executives Mike Tilki and Jeff Gober. Tilki, vice president of domestic and international component sales, is now also responsible for sales in the eastern part of the United States. Gober has returned to Latex International as director of componentMore »