Category Archives: Materials

Blending Science & Comfort for an Innovative Night’s Sleep

Restless sleep, lack of support, and “sleeping hot” are all common problems for shoppers. While some manufacturers boast better sleep solutions through different materials; placement; and mattresses—with little description as to where the products and materials originate—it begs the question “How?” South Bay International has an answer. With a key...
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Use of Celliant Technology Increases in Bedding Industry

Celliant, an ever-popular and unique material used in both mattress and top of bed products, is gaining attention as a textile technology that benefits a sleeper’s health and well-being. The material starts as yarn composed of 13 optically responsive minerals that modifies visible and infrared light and then recycles it into energy the body can...
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Looking at Gel

As we first observed in the Winter 2011 issue, gel continues to be an innovative material now used in a variety of ways throughout the mattress industry. Gel is known to disperse body heat creating cooler surfaces making it an ideal material for use within the bedding industry. We have captured a few of the...
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Examining Green with Industry Leaders

As more and more manufacturers develop and market complete green mattress collections, we asked a number of key manufacturers to share their perspectives. While many of these perspectives speak to their company’s unique offerings, it is important to note that growth...
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