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Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company Partners With Spinks Springs To
Distribute Unique Microcoil Pocket Springs

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Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company, a global manufacturer of integrated solutions and components to the furniture, bedding, transportation and a growing number of diversified markets, has announced a partnership with Spinks Springs, based in Leeds, U.K., to distribute 1½-inch-tall Posturfil, ¾-inch-tall PosturfilHD and 2½-inch-tall Flexecore microcoils.

“These unique microcoils enable mattress manufacturers to layer coils in the comfort layer, closer to the sleep surface,” explained Rick Anthony, director of sales for the bedding product division of Hickory Springs. “The result is the elimination of body impressions, one of the biggest challenges to both comfort and durability in the bedding industry.”

According to Anthony, comfort increases exponentially as coils are layered, providing manufacturers with the ability to create a range of comfort in their retail offerings. And because microcoils provide three-way stretch, they further enhance comfort.

“That’s because the coils are welded together, not glued,” noted Darren Marcangelo, Spinks Springs commercial director. “As a result, the springs are completely flexible and move in a variety of directions, unlike most springs that just move up and down.”

Spinks Springs introduced the tiny, durable coils two years ago using patented machine and design technology. At ¾-inch high, PosturfilHD springs offer a spring count equivalent to more than 2,000 coils in a queen-size mattress. The 1½-inch-tall Posturfil springs are available in five different tensions with spring counts up to 1,000 coils in a queen-size. Flexecore springs are 2½ inches tall and come in pocket sheets that support the Posturfil and PosturfilHD microcoil applications.

To learn more about the complete line of Hickory Springs bedding products, visit the company website at www.hickorysprings.com/2008/Bedding.html.

About Hickory Springs Manufacturing: One of North Carolina’s largest employers, Hickory Springs is a privately held company that brings together approximately 2,400 employees in more than 50 manufacturing plants in 16 states and China to serve a wide array of diverse customers and markets. Based in Hickory, N.C., the company has expanded its global presence and moved beyond core furniture and bedding markets to embrace new growth opportunities in transportation, healthcare, packaging and government sectors. Please visit www.hickorysprings.com for additional information.

About Spinks Springs: Part of the Harrison Spinks Group which encompasses three quality UK bed brands Harrison, Somnus and Spink & Edgar as well as Spinks Springs component brand. With high end bed and mattress manufacture, Harrison Spinks make and design high quality comfort microcoil pocket springs for sale worldwide through its components business. Harrison Spinks employs 300 people, has 3 factories in Leeds with over 350,000ft² for manufacturing, a 300 acre farm where it grows natural non-woven materials, such as hemp, flax and wool for mattresses. For additional information please visit www.harrisonspinks.com

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