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US’ Sheets & Giggles unveils sustainable hybrid model mattress

29th Jul 2022

Sheets & Giggles, maker of award-winning sustainable bedding, has announced the launch of its first ever mattress: a sustainable hybrid model that is the most comfortable, affordable, earth-friendly mattress on the market. Sheets & Giggles is a US-based sustainable bedding brand, which has grown by more than 200 per cent year-over-year every year since ...

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US bioengineers invent mattress that makes body fall asleep faster

25th Jul 2022

Bioengineers at the University of Texas in the US have built a mattress and pillow system, which can trigger sleep by manipulating body temperature. As sleep is possible when body temperature lowers at night as part of the 24-hour rhythm, the new mattress stimulates the body to trigger feelings of sleep using heating and cooling functions.

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Netherlands’ Rivertex gets circularity passport for RiverCyclon

5th Jul 2022

Netherlands’ Rivertex has announced that the sustainable credentials of RiverCyclon were recently tested by EPEA, an institute who have pioneered innovations for environmentally friendly and circular industrial products. The product circularity passport confirms that RiverCyclon is made of environmentally friendly, non-toxic and recyclable materials.

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US’ LifeLabs launches thermally-efficient line of bedding & sleepwear

24th Mar 2022

LifeLabs, a US-based textile innovator making meaningful progress in combating the effects of climate change through thermally-efficient textiles, has launched bedding and new sleepwear styles to make sleep more comfortable and restorative. LifeLabs utilises its proprietary CoolLife technology to maintain the ideal body temperature throughout the night.

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US Lighting group forms Futuro Houses for pre-fab off-grid houses

7th Mar 2022

US Lighting Group (USLG) has created Futuro Houses to meet the demands for affordable housing. Futuro Houses offers a self-sufficient, cost-effective, energy efficient housing solution for an off-grid lifestyle. USLG makes futuristic technologies, supplying custom designed recreational vehicles(RV), electronics, and other leading-edge markets.

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Germany’s Sandler is set to present HVAC filter media at FILTECH 2022

1st Mar 2022

At FILTECH 2022, Sandler is set to present efficient synthetic filter media for HVAC, automotive, and home care applications, in booth L8, hall 7, from March 8-10, 2022, in Cologne, Germany. In the field of indoor air quality Sandler will showcase innovative pocket filter media as well as pleatable nonwovens for ventilation and air-conditioning.

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Germany’s BASF & Neveon join hands for mattress recycling

16th Feb 2022

Germany’s BASF and foam specialist, Neveon, are working together to further develop the recycling of mattresses. The aim is to establish a closed product loop for mattresses. Currently, discarded mattresses are mainly thermally recycled or disposed of in landfills. BASF and Neveon want to change this and return mattress foams to the product life cycle.

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Bedding Industries acquires Illinois Sleep Products

10th Feb 2022

Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, has announced the majority sale of its client, Illinois Sleep Products, to Bedding Industries of America. The transaction closed January 20, 2022. Located in North Brunswick, New Jersey, Bedding Industries of America (BIA) is an international bedding...

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US’ Ballard launches crypton luxury fabrics for upholstery

3rd Feb 2022

Known for its unique curation of home furnishings and décor, US’ Ballard has announced an official expansion of its home performance fabric options to include Crypton luxury textiles. It adds to Ballard's existing collection of distinguished Performance Fabrics, Sunbrella and Inside Out. Ballard provides unique curation of home furnishings and décor.

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