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Tempur-Pedic International's Virginia Plant Earns ISO 9001:2000 Certification

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Tempur-Pedic International Inc., the manufacturer and distributor of the proprietary Swedish Mattresses™ and Pillows, announced that its Duffield, Virginia manufacturing facility was recently certified by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). This important designation states that the facility’s manufacturing and development systems are in compliance with International Quality System Standard 9001:2000. “We are extremely proud of the employees in our Duffield plant and their recent achievement,” said Tom Bryant, President of Tempur-Pedic International, Inc. “The hard work and dedication of our employees at this facility are critical in developing and manufacturing quality product for our consumers.” The Duffield facility’s management systems for both manufacturing and development received ISO 9001:2000 certification for its outstanding quality control practices. The Duffield plant received this certification on July 27, 2005. “The establishment of repeatable processes is critical to achieving effective manufacturing and top quality products,” said Matt Clift, Executive Vice President of Operations. “The team in our Duffield plant should be very proud of this outstanding accomplishment. This will put the facility on the road to world class operations.” Tempur-Pedic International, Inc. currently operates the state-of-the-art 500,000 square-foot Duffield, Va. plant as well as a 500,000 square-foot, international facility in Aarup, Denmark. The Denmark plant also received ISO 9001:2000 certification in October 2004. Construction is underway for a third facility in Albuquerque, N.M. to be opened during the summer of 2006. The 750,000 square-foot Albuquerque plant will primarily service the western states, Mexico and South America. ISO is a non-governmental organization contributing to making the development, manufacturing and supply of products and services more efficient. ISO 9001:2000 standards reference the organization of business-to-business dealings. To learn more about ISO and ISO standards visit www.iso.org. For more information about Tempur-Pedic products, visit www.tempurpedic.com or call 1-800-886-6466. Tempur-Pedic International Inc. manufactures and distributes Swedish Mattresses and Neck Pillows™ made from its proprietary TEMPUR® pressure-relieving material: a viscoelastic material that conforms to the body to provide support and help alleviate pressure points. Products are currently sold in 60 countries under the TEMPUR and Tempur-Pedic® brand names. World headquarters for Tempur-Pedic International Inc. are in Lexington, Kentucky. For more information about the Company, visit www.tempurpedic.com.

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