Privately held Hickory Springs has announced it will increase foam fabricating operations at its plants in Ocala, Florida, Lenoir, North Carolina, and Verona, Mississippi. As a result of this move, the company will close its Cleveland, Tennessee factory.
California-based OW Lee, a manufacturer of high-end outdoor furniture, fire pits, and accessories has announced the introduction of the Destinations Fabric Collection, a new stock fabric program that is available to order immediately.
The Office of the United States Trade Representative has issued a notice in the Federal Register that extends the amount of time certain goods exported from China have to enter the United States before they will be subject to an additional tariff increase from 10 percent to 25 percent.
Mattress producer Eclipse International is capitalizing on the popularity of American luxury brands in China. In partnership with a new licensee, the company will open as many as 1,000 mattress specialty stores, dedicated to the company’s Ernest Hemingway brand over the next five years.
Art Van Furniture, a Midwestern furniture and mattress retailer with 190 stores in nine states, opened its newest store in Rochester Hills last week. The new, 48,000 square-foot showroom is located at 1032 S. Rochester Rd., and is Art Van Furniture’s 19th store in metro Detroit.
Textile resource American Silk Mills is debuting three new collections at Showtime Market in High Point, N.C., June 2-5. The collections showcase versatility, a wider range of price points, and distinguish themselves by being the first to benefit from the synergies between American Silk Mills and parent company Sutlej Textiles and Industries Limited.
Milliken Specialty Interiors, a business of Milliken’s Performance and Protective Textiles division, will highlight its ongoing partnership with The Love Quilt Project at this week’s Showtime event in High Point, N.C.