As part of its strategy of re-examining the effectiveness and efficiency of its national manufacturing and distribution footprint, Corsicana Mattress Company will close its Symbol mattress production plant at 2001 Bellwood Road in Richmond, VA in August. Production will be absorbed into the company’s Newington, CT and Greensboro, NC facilities, and will impact 54 plant employees.
“This consolidation is necessary to continue streamlining our manufacturing footprint, to drive efficiencies and effectiveness,”said Corsicana Mattress CEO Eric Rhea. “Our Newington and Greensboro plants have the expertise and capacity to effectively service our customers in the mid-Atlantic region. We are grateful to the local community and employees for their support and expect a smooth transition.”
The announcement comes one month after Corsicana announced the closure of its LaPorte, IN facility.
“This consolidation, along with the recent LaPorte closure, is another necessary step in our drive to return as the industry’s leader in value-priced bedding,” he added.
The 75,000-square-foot Richmond plant became a part of Corsicana in April of 2021 when the company acquired Symbol.
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About Corsicana: Founded in 1971 in Corsicana, Texas, Corsicana Mattress operates ten factories across the country and has become one of the mattress industry’s largest manufacturers. The company offers a full range of products that feature the latest in sleep technology, including innerspring, memory foam and hybrid models. The company also has a mattress-in-a-box line that simplifies delivery. Corsicana leverages its national manufacturing presence to provide industry-leading quality, value, delivery, and customer service. Its mission is to provide hard-working Americans with innovative and affordable sleep products that improve their quality of life.