Unlike many of the startups from the last three years, CM has not one or two models, but four – two hybrids and two all-foam mattresses. There are three firmness levels – Ultra Firm, Luxury Firm (2 models), and Medium Firm. This meets the needs of more consumers than the more limited offerings.
It is too early to see how customers will rate mattresses in the new Sealy Conform Line. Retailers, such as US-Mattress and Sleep Outfitters, list the company’s claimed “Comfort Scale” for each model so the customer knows what to expect. It appears that they are looking for an owner satisfaction rate higher than the 76% for Optimum.
Beginning with making your own bed with whatever was at hand, then local and national manufacturers of increasingly sophisticated mattresses, we have moved to national and global bedding markets. Now we can stay at home, select our new mattress from any of several types and brands, and have them delivered right to our door in a box we can carry or drag to the bedroom to open and expand. Wherever we go from here, it will not be the same as our ancestors – or even our parents – put a bed in the house.
The most common material found in foam mattresses is flexible polyurethane foam. It is foam that is flexible (bendable and compressible) made of polyurethane.
The Quatro Sleep brand includes mattresses, adjustable beds, and pillow cases. The mattresses and adjustable beds are listed on Amazon, and the pillow cases on other sites, such as Anna Linens.
Best Price Mattress, Inc. (BPM) is located in Union City, California, not far south of Zinus in San Leandro. Started in February 2009, it has several mattress stores in the Bay Area, but also sells its mattresses nationwide on its own website and through Amazon and Walmart. Best Price Mattress, Inc. lives up to its name by offering mattresses at lower prices than equivalent models.
Most people associate the Gold Bond Mattress Company with futons and futon mattresses. That is only natural. For one thing, Gold Bond, along with Bedworks, is credited with developing and popularizing the modern Western futon and futon mattress from the original Japanese foldable sleeping mat (Gold Bond, in 1980, actually beat Bedworks (1982) by two years).
Latex from some plants, such as dandelions and members of the Hevea genus, contains isoprenes, which naturally polymerize as the latex congeals, forming a water-resistant material. Using heat to dry the latex increases the polymerization. In 1839, Charles Goodyear discovered that adding sulfur while curing latex made the final product more durable.
Rush Mattress, based in High Point, North Carolina, is a specialty mattress manufacturer. Not to be confused with specialty sleep (mattresses without metal coils), specialty mattresses are tailor-made or customized to the specifications of retailers and distributors.
Amerisleep is a relatively new mattress brand in the North American mattress and bedding market. It is part of One Mall Group (OMG), a marketing corporation based in Scottsdale, Arizona, which also owns the Astrabeds brand of latex mattresses. OMG states, “Our most recent addition, Amerisleep.com, offers American made memory foam mattresses, adjustable beds, and accessories with emphasis on value and philanthropy.”