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Downlite Names Northcutt VP for Quality Assurance

Chuck Northcutt

MASON, Ohio-Chuck Northcutt has been appointed vice president of quality assurance for Downlite International, the basic-bedding manufacturer. In his new role, Northcutt is responsible for developing and leading quality-assurance and process-improvement initiatives. He will also handle domestic and international regulatory compliance matters and sustainability for the company’s global supply chain. He reports to Jim Lape,More »

Blog: Monday Textures

Croscill Sabine

NEW YORK-Yesterday’s opening of the New York Home Fashions Market produced some notable new products and events. Here is a quick sampling: The Northwest debuted its Wildlandia brand of juvenile bedding, which includes an embedded augmented-reality application. This can be downloaded onto a tablet, an iPhone or an Android device, and contains games that canMore »

Textiles Showroom Market Opens Today

New York

NEW YORK–The first of this year’s two New York Home Fashions Markets formally opens today, as textiles vendors offer new and expanded lineups for the coming season. Showrooms are part of the news at this week’s market. Alok International will formally open its new showroom at 105 Madison Ave., which—along with featuring its many brands—willMore »

Pacific Coast Feather Licenses with Elie Tahari

Pacific Coast Feather

SEATTLE-Pacific Coast Feather has entered into a licensing partnership with Elie Tahari Ltd. for a line of luxury basic bedding. The collection will feature premium-quality bed pillows, comforters and mattress pads, produced with high thread-count, 100 percent cotton, woven fabrics and what a Pacific Coast Feather statement termed “quality fills.” The statement added that theMore »

Textiles | New York’s Soft Openings | March 2014

Natco Products

The New York Home Fashions Market will present another array of the textile introductions that vendors hope will catch shoppers’ imaginations in the season to come. Bold colors and cheerful looks characterize many of the products that will make their bow later this month.—David Gill CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE

Pacific Coast Feather Opens Mattress-Pad Facility

Pacific Coast Feather

SEATTLE-Pacific Coast Feather is beginning to produce mattress pads at its new plant in Gastonia, N.C., and plans to have the facility at full-scale production by May 1. The new plant was built to replace a production facility in Wayne, Ind., which had been destroyed by a tornado in October. The company is installing equipmentMore »

Pacific Coast Feather Plant Hit by Tornado

Pacific Coast Feather

SEATTLE-Pacific Coast Feather’s mattress-pad manufacturing facility in Wayne, Neb., was struck by a tornado early Friday evening. Because the tornado hit after operating hours, none of the 137 people who work at the factory were injured. A Pacific Coast Feather statement said much of the facility was destroyed by the tornado. The statement added thatMore »