As consumer mattress demand takes on a runaway-train-pace, manufacturers are experiencing supply chain problems.
Spunbond material used for fabric-encased coils is being gobbled up for the medical PPE used to guard against coronavirus. Leggett & Platt has moved to a needle punch product that’s more expensive and many suppliers are facing similar raw materials issues.
Foam, fabric, and sewing operations are all experiencing set-backs. Dos Marcos wonders, “Who would have predicted a scenario where mattress demand spiked amidst a global pandemic?”
Mark your calendar because Mark and Mark are set to do a live podcast with the co-CEOs of Nectar at 12 p.m. CST, Aug. 11th. And coming up at 1 p.m. Aug. 18, the duo is hosting a session during Furniture Today’s virtual Bedding Conference.
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