Mattress History



By Julie A. Palm / June 2015

Part III of the second installment on the International Sleep Products Association’s first 100 years

Americans are growing taller comic

An illustration in Bedding magazine highlighted the fact that Americans were growing taller in the 1950s than they had in 1900.

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Carpenter Settlement

Carpenter Co. to pay $63.5 million to settle price-fixing suit



Carpenter Co.

The Avena foam product from Carpenter Co.

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European Benzene on the Rise

Wide NWE benzene contract-spot spread spurs talk of July ECP increase

London (Platts)–24Jun2015/941 am EDT/1341 GMT


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Dow Introduces New MDI Derivatives

Dow Expands Portfolio of Innovative MDI-based Products

MIDLAND, MICH. – June 24, 2015 – Dow Polyurethanes, a business of The Dow Chemical Company


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Sadara Update

Sadara Chemical stays on course for 2015 output as construction hits 94%

06.23.2015  | 

The commissioning and startup of key utilities infrastructure is underway and the process for first production units will begin soon,

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Huntsman Finalizes Acquisition

Huntsman Acquires Polyurethane Elastomer Manufacturer Tecnoelastomeri
THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Tecnoelastomeri,

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Existing Home Sales Jump

US existing home sales climb 5.1% in May, but prices keep jumping, too

US existing home sales beat economists's May expectations,

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