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Mattress showroom snapshots by BedTimes Magazine!

The editors of BedTimes and Sleep Savvy had a busy day at the Las Vegas Market. Manufacturers we visited brought out a number of new product lines and line extensions, with the emphasis on hybrid mattresses that offer unique combinations of traditional and new components. Better innerspring and foam models have complex layerings of comfort that include cut and […]

ISPA ALERTS MATTRESS RETAILERS AND MANUFACTURERS TO COSTLY STATE RECYCLING LAWS - Association to Host Panel Discussion at Summer World Market in Las Vegas

(Alexandria, VA) –The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) will convene a panel of retailers, manufacturers and recyclers at the Summer World Market in Las Vegas on Tuesday, July 31st to discuss mattress recycling—one of the most significant issues facing the industry today. The educational session, titled, “Mattress Retailers and Manufacturers Beware: Are You Prepared for […]

ISPA “OASIS LOUNGE” MOVES TO NEW LOCATION

INTERNATIONAL SLEEP PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION “OASIS LOUNGE” MOVES TO NEW LOCATION Association Hosting “House Warming” Event July 30th  LAS VEGAS–The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) has moved its “Oasis Lounge” at the Summer Las Vegas Market, July 30- August 3, 2012 to a new space at B-0960. The idea for the lounge evolved several years ago […]

CT to open a non-profit mattress recycling facility

Mayor Bill Finch will join DEEP Commissioner Daniel Esty, DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith and the Greater Bridgeport Community Enterprises/Green Team to celebrate the opening of the first, nonprofit mattress deconstruction and materials recycling enterprise — the only enterprise of its kind in the Northeast — at the Park City Green, 459 Iranistan Ave., on Wednesday, […]

Thomas E. Wright candidate - American Furniture Hall of Fame

Six industry leaders were named candidates for the 2012 American Furniture Hall of Fame.  The nominees, who will be made Industry Fellows at the Oct. 14 Hall of Fame banquet held during this October’s High Point Market, are Howard G. Haas, Jena Hall, Clement M. Lange Jr., Kevin M. O’Connor, Melvyn L. Wolff and Thomas […]

ISPA Supports Connecticut Legislature’s Decision Not to Enact Mandatory Used Mattress Recycling Law - Association Continues Push for Federal Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2012 (Alexandria, VA) –The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) issued the following statement regarding the Connecticut General Assembly’s decision to adjourn for the year without passing used mattress recycling legislation: Collecting, dismantling and recycling discarded used mattresses can be a complicated process. After listening to parties with an interest in […]

Are you promoting Better Sleep Month?

Help kick off Better Sleep Month and check out the Better Sleep Council’s new and improved website! If you haven’t seen our Stop Sleeping Around YouTube channel recently, we just uploaded another set of “caught in the act” videos…perfect for sharing with your social-savvy audience. Mark your calendar and join the fun! May 17th, 9-10pm […]

Mattress Forecast - will we see growth?

Mattress forecast:  ISPA expects gains in 2012 and 2013 BedTimes Magazine The U.S. mattress industry is projected to enjoy healthy increases in both units shipped and the value of those shipments for the next two years, according to a new forecast from the International Sleep Products Association.

ISPA attends High Point Furniture Market

Several of ISPA’s staff is currently at the High Point Furniture Market.  Many of ISPA’s Manufacturer members have showrooms at the market where they showcase their latest and greatest!  Many ISPA Supplier members are here as well.  Best of luck to everyone and safe travels!  Want more information on what ISPA is up to at […]