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News Article | July 11, 2017

Soft-Tex International, a leading manufacturer of advanced memory foam pillows, mattresses, toppers, and many other advanced sleep products, is pleased to announce being named to the 50 Fastest Growing Companies of 2017 by the Albany Business Review. Based on three-year revenue growth, this recognition reflects Soft-Tex’s ongoing success in the basic bedding category due to an expanding customer base and new sales channels. As a result of the growth, Soft-Tex also welcomes new hires in product development & eCommerce along with numerous promotions and moves to fulfill the company’s commitment to continued excellence in product innovation and investing in the growing eCommerce bedding segment. Soft-Tex International has reassigned and hired a number of key people to enhance its growing Product Development Department. The company announced former Macy’s Group Vice President of Reporting and Analytics, Erik Sanchez will be their VP of Sourcing and Product Development. “Erik comes to us with a wealth of experience and acumen related to trends, product development and sourcing,” said Jeff Chilton, Soft-Tex President & CEO. “He will lead a strong team to keep us ahead in the marketplace,” Chilton continued. Reporting to Sanchez will be Eric Linn, VP of Marketing and Communications, a newly formed and expanded role to tie in Operations, Sales, Legal and Marketing; Eric Hasper will become Lead Designer, bringing a fresh design perspective to all brands as well as managing the company’s showrooms in New York and Las Vegas; Steven Ge is expanding his current role as VP of China Operations to include more autonomy and additional sign off authority. As Soft-Tex looks to expand its eCommerce presence, Taylor Jones has been hired as Director of Digital Marketing to build Soft-Tex’s presence and brand in the online bedding marketplace while overseeing the company’s digital assets, strategy, and marketing channel development. John Timmerman will add to his responsibilities, overseeing Soft-Tex’s eCommerce and DreamSmart Furniture divisions in an expanded Divisional Vice President role. Larry Wilkins has been hired for International Sales reflecting continued growth and investment in sleep technology and demand for Soft-Tex products in the international marketplace. Wilkins will helm a new division in the company. “Soft-Tex wants to continue growth in a segment that is currently untapped with our brands,” said Chilton, “Larry will bring awareness and focus to this important effort,” Chilton continued. Soft-Tex International is a leading manufacturer of advanced memory foam pillows, mattresses, toppers, and many other advanced sleep products for more than 30 years. Featured brands include: SensorPEDIC, DreamSmart, SensorGEL, BioPEDIC, SwissLux, and Therapedic. The company has a factory at its Waterford, NY headquarters with shipping and import fulfillment in Charleston, SC. To learn more about Soft-Tex and its award winning brands, please visit:

News Article | June 27, 2017

Soft-Tex International, the premier supplier of advanced memory foam & luxury sleep products, is pleased to announce a number of recent industry honors and accolades for several of its innovative sleep products for their superior construction, technology, innovation, and value. “From our company’s inception, our aim has been to engineer the highest quality sleep products through a hyper focus on innovation and incorporating the latest sleep technologies,” said Soft-Tex CEO, Jeff Chilton. “We’re extremely honored to receive these recognitions and are proud to continue delivering on our mission to help consumers enjoy a better night’s sleep.” Industry veterans are also taking note of Soft-Tex’s innovative products: "Soft-Tex always impresses with their new products and technologies market after market... these recognitions are very well deserved," a senior Macy’s executive remarked. Soft-Tex will be showcasing its award winning brands as well as many other new product & technology launches across multiple bedding categories at the Las Vegas Furniture Market July 30th to August 3rd, 2017 in showroom C1572. Appointments for the Soft-Tex Fifth Avenue Showroom in New York City are also available. About Soft-Tex International Founded in 1986 by Art and Harold Perry, Soft-Tex International manufactures and distributes some of the finest specialty sleep products available in the market. From our HQ in New York to our Shanghai operations and places in between, we continue to evolve and grow to meet the needs of our customers incorporating new technologies into our offerings and employing state-of-the-art facilities. To learn more about Soft-Tex and its award winning brands, please visit:

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News Article | December 19, 2016

Harvey Building Products, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high quality building products, announced today it has acquired Soft-Lite Windows. Both companies manufacture windows, while Harvey also distributes siding, roofing, decking and many other building materials. Harvey has a deep footprint with thousands of contractor and builder customers in the Northeast, while Soft-Lite distributes its products to several hundred window dealers across the U.S. Jim Barreira, CEO of Harvey Building Products, stated, “We are very excited about our purchase of Soft-Lite. The company is well-run and financially strong, and we admire their products and reputation. It has been clear throughout the acquisition process that they value product quality and service as much as we do. And perhaps most importantly, our business models complement one another, helping us to win in different market segments.” Roy Anderson, President of Soft-Lite Windows, added, “We are pleased to be acquired by Harvey. Soft-Lite is a world class window manufacturer, and has built strong relationships with some of the best dealers in the country. Being part of a company with much larger scale and scope will bring tremendous opportunity to the customers and markets we have developed.” About Soft-Lite Windows: Soft-Lite is a vinyl replacement window manufacturer headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio whose windows are sold throughout much of the United States. Soft-Lite primarily sells direct, and specializes in large, private label window dealers. For more information, visit About Harvey Building Products: Founded in 1961, Harvey is a leading manufacturer of high quality building products. Headquartered in Waltham, MA, Harvey sells directly to contractors, builders, general contractors and other building industry professionals. In addition to manufacturing vinyl windows and doors, they also distribute siding, roofing, decking and trim. The company has approximately 1,500 employees and operates two manufacturing facilities, 35 warehouse distribution centers and 14 product showrooms that are open to the public. For more information, visit

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