In response to COVID-19, licensees across the U.S. have joined Spring Air International’s corporate office in manufacturing thousands of face masks for local hospitals to help relieve the shortage in protective gear, and to the general public for self-protection.
Precision Textiles, a global supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive, health care and home furnishings industries, has shifted its mattress encasement focus to the healthcare industry.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the International Textile Alliance (ITA) has announced the cancellation of its spring Showtime market, initially rescheduled to June 12 – 16 to help members planning to attend the rescheduled High Point Market avoid traveling twice in one month. The next Showtime market remains as scheduled for November 15-18, 2020.
Adoption of the ShopZio B2B digital platform has surged – with more than 100 new vendor registrations in less than one week – following the recent announcement by International Market Centers (IMC) and its digital innovation division, IMC_di, that free subscriptions and transactions will be offered to IMC customers through year-end.
Rug and home major Surya has announced the release of its Spring 2020 Catalog. The catalog showcases more than 1,000 fresh new designs across all categories, with notable expansions in the rug, lighting and accent furniture categories.
Mattress manufacturer Eclipse International has created a five-minute video and detailed manual that offers step-by-step instructions on making medical masks after receiving a huge response from companies around the world wanting to help in the effort.
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.