The Specialty Sleep Association Showcases Innovative Bedding Manufacturers

Celebrating 12 years of continuous presence at the Las Vegas Market, the Specialty Sleep Association (SSA) will once again host 30 manufacturers in its sold-out showroom at the summer market. With 25 returning exhibitors and five brand new exhibitors, the SSA showroom will feature an array of innovative sleep products.

“We continue to serve as an advocate, a marketing platform for new companies,” said SSA Executive Director Tambra Jones, “and support for expanding entrepreneurial companies.”

As part of this mission, the SSA Showroom will feature a variety of unique bedding companies showing a diverse selection of mattresses, support systems, protectors and pillows at the summer market.

Cariloha will debut The Cariloha Bedding Suite at market, inviting retailers to “bring your customers a sleep experience that's comfier, cleaner and cooler than anything else on the planet.” These new-to-the market products feature unique viscose from bamboo based memory foam mattresses, specialty pillows, as well as duvets and sheets. The company also offers a fixture program to help retailers sell in the store.

Danican is introducing an updated suite of pillow and mattress protectors at market, unveiling a fresh new look that communicates the product benefits in visually tangible ways. The company has streamlined its graphics and packaging to create a more contemporary styling for two of its popular protector lines – Nature Protect and SilverTECH Ag4X.

Electropedic will spotlight Body Sense, a new double-laminated protector that features advanced cooling and waterproof technology.

ErgoLife is creating an introductory push this market, showcasing three new products that deliver an “unmatched level of body alignment through a combination of box-springs, pocket‐springs, foams and inserts in the undersurface of each bed, that are all fully adjustable to meet each individual’s needs, weight and height.” The company’s new products include the ErgoLife Zero Stress, ErgoLife Active and ErgoLife Contour. Suitable for most individuals, the ErgoLife Zero Stress base comes fitted with dials, adjustable slats and fully upholstered in a range of colors. It provides adjustable shoulder, lumbar and hip zones for zero stress and can be fitted to most existing bed frames. The ErgoLife Active, for medium to heavy weight individuals, features double-sided Bonnel springs, soft shoulder, Euro Top comfort layer and built-in ergonomic support. Finally, the ErgoLife Contour is designed for medium to lightweight individuals, featuring single or double-sided Pocket spring, extra thick Euro Top comfort layer and built-in ergonomic support. Retailers can choose from Dunlop Deluxe or Enduro Foam, pure latex or gel infused memory foam inserts.

A national leader in natural futons, mattresses, pillows and shikibutons, the Futon Shop handcrafts all of its products in San Francisco. Made from USDA organic cotton, GOTS certified organic wool, GOLS certified organic latex, organic buckwheat hulls and natural coconut coir, the Futon Shop is “the place where organic meets comfort at an affordable price.”

iAdjust Sleep Products is debuting three new introductions, including two adjustable base options, at market. The1Bed delivers customizable comfort with an adjustable wireless base built into the mattress, engineered to work perfectly on any flat surface. The company’s i-Rise Adjustable base features a nine-inch vertical lift, making it much easier for anyone to get in and out of their bed at home.

Longtime show veterans, Lifestyle Covers, will be featuring its comprehensive selection of new and exciting fashionable futon cover fabrics.

Naturepedic will feature the latest in GOTS and GOLS certified organic sleep products, including new prototype luxury mattresses. The company will also have a broader focus on kids mattresses, headlined by the Verse, which features a roll-packed design for more convenient stocking and shipping. The company makes organic mattresses for adults and children as well as accessories such as waterproof pads, pillows and sheets. All Naturepedic products are made without harmful chemicals for a healthier night’s sleep.

Noctova Sleep will be introducing its new Hybrid Innerspring program this market.

Palmpring Organic Mattress is returning to market with its chemical-free mattresses, pillows and sectional sofas. Manufactured in Los Angeles, Palmpring’s offerings are made from certified organic latex and recycled coconut husk fiber sourced from India. Additionally, the company provides retailers with hypoallergenic, germ-, insect- and mold-resistant products.

Royrack Co is introducing new color choices to its innovative Select-A-Mat mattress display system, giving retailers the opportunity to customize the system to their store.

Additionally, the company is unveiling the new "assembly required" Select-A-Mat, which gives retailers new pricing options.

REMarkable Pillow is heading to the summer market with the introduction of its new Extraordinary 10 Buck Hotel Pillow, which features high-quality shredded CertiPur Gel foam and a beautiful designer cover.

Smartwerks invites retailers to “improve the key areas of your sleep store with Smartwerks cloud-based point-of-sale, inventory and accounting solution.” This new system allows retailers to process sales and deliveries faster, bring in more customers, and spend less on inventory. Using the extensive analytics tools, retailers will increase bottom-line profits by making smarter buying and selling decisions. Unlike many of the over-simplified products out there today, Smartwerks is “a fully-integrated, complete software package that is equipped to handle the specific needs of the sleep industry."

The Supernal Sleep System, a division of US-based Transfer Master Products, Inc., will also be on display in the SSA Showroom. Presented as “the first holistic bedding solution for today's baby boomers,” this adjustable base uses proprietary technology to offer state-of-the-art features, including a simple ergonomic, illuminated wireless hand control; wall hugging action; a European style "head tilt" to cradle the pillow; and the option to vertically elevate the bed up to 10 inches.

Thomashilfen’s Thevo Bed features German-engineered, patented technologies that use the sleepers’ weight to personalize the comfort. Either side of the European Split Queen or Split King sizes can be customized to the firmness preference and weight range of the sleeper. Consumers simply visit the company’s website, select their mattress size, preferred firmness rate and reference Thomashilfen’s recommendation for their body type. Every component of the mattress is altered to fit each sleeper’s needs. This customizable design allows the Thevo bed to deliver truly restorative sleep for both partners.

uKnead is delivering ultimate luxury with its expanded uKnead Massage Chair line. The company will introduce its all-new hybrid Lohas model at market. The new Lohas has zero gravity positioning, slumber program, innovative body detection technology, full cocoon air enclosure and deep tissue therapeutic massage programs. Combining advanced massage robotics with unparalleled aesthetic design, the uKnead Lohas is a unique addition to any sleep shop.

U.S. Sleep Products will be introducing their new SwanZey line of mattresses and Cooling Touch pillows. The new mattresses are made with layers of latex, gel, memory foam, pocket coils—and topped with Italian fabric and a beautiful bamboo cover. The company’s new memory foam cooling touch pillows are offered in both gel and ventilated holes, with a cooling ice fiber washable cover.

W. Silver Products offers retailers a complete line of bed frames and adjustable beds, with retail price points on adjustable beds ranging from $799 in queen up to $1,299.  All of WSP’s bed frames and adjustable beds are manufactured at the company’s family-owned plant in Texas—and all orders are shipped in 48 hours.

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