HS Manufacturing, LLC (Hickory Springs), a division of Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company (HSM) and supplier of components for the furniture and bedding industries, has made an emergency capital investment in equipment to produce protective facemasks and medical gowns for healthcare personnel on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Florida-based retailer Ashley HomeStore has announced its donation of 250,000 meals to Feeding Tampa Bay, part of the national Feeding America network, during the current crisis.
The offices of Home Furnishings Business and its parent company, Impact Consulting Services, will be closed tomorrow in observance of the Good Friday holiday.
In its most recent press release, the American Mattress Alliance (AMA) has estimated a minimum of 12,000 U.S. jobs would be lost if the ITC antidumping case against seven countries including Vietnam, Thailand, Turkey, Serbia, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Cambodia rules in favor of the petitioners. The petition was filed in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, a point which is highly criticized by the AMA.
Upholstery manufacturer Sam Moore is launching a series of year-long initiatives to celebrate its 80th anniversary with the local community, its employees and its customers.
Calif.-based bedding manufacturer Ortho Mattress has announced it has reconfigured a factory in Phoenix, Arizona and is now producing 1,000 non-medical facemasks per day for essential workers.
XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO), a provider of last-mile delivery, freight forwarding and other logistic services, has adapted to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic by using a combination of rigorous protective measures, technology and virtual communications to help keep employees safe in all 30 countries where it operates.