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  • Bush, Tramel honored with ISPA awards April 15, 2014
    Jimmy Bush, senior vice president of corporate development at HSM, and Kerry Tramel, president of Lady Americana Associates, were honored with ISPA awards at the ISPA EXPO last month in New Orleans. Bush was awarded the Russell Abolt Exceptional Service Award, the highest honor bestowed upon an individual member on behalf of ISPA and selected [...]The post B […]
  • ISPA welcomes more than 80 new members in 2013 April 15, 2014
    The International Sleep Products Association welcomed more than 80 new members in 2013. ISPA membership continues to see healthy growth rates across all industry categories, including start-up companies, veteran mattress producers, components suppliers and manufacturers of accessories. “ISPA helps its members address issues that a single company cannot manag […]
  • House chairman unveils draft legislation to reform U.S. chemical laws April 15, 2014
    U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus, R-Ill., unveiled draft legislation last month to update the Toxic Substances Control Act, which governs the use of chemicals in consumer products. The draft mirrors some aspects of similar legislation being considered in the Senate. The bill has […]
  • Utah legislation alters bedding law April 15, 2014
    Legislation being considered in Utah would create a new designation for “used” bedding. The legislation would require previously used products to be labeled as “used.” The bill exempts products returned within three days in their original packaging from this requirement. Current law requires that used bedding be labeled “secondhand material,” but does not di […]