NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Two longtime bedding business executives have joined Bedding Industries of America, the biggest Eclipse Worldwide licensee, to handle operations, manufacturing, gross sales and enterprise growth for the corporate’s deliberate West Coast facility in Southern California.
Michael Moore has been named director of gross sales, licensing and new enterprise growth, and Mike Mulligan has been tapped as director of operations and manufacturing. They’ll handle the expansion out of the 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility set to open in April in Rialto, Calif.
In his new position, Moore is accountable for gross sales administration and new product growth. Mulligan will oversee manufacturing facility operations, personnel and all elements of uncooked materials administration. Each will work intently with Stuart Carlitz, president and CEO of Eclipse Worldwide and BIA.
With almost 70 years of expertise within the mattress business between them, each males have beforehand labored for main bedding and have a community of contacts within the Southern California area.
“Michael and Mike are the dream workforce of gross sales and manufacturing management in Southern California,” Carlitz mentioned. “We’re excited to have them on our workforce and supply invaluable counsel and help to present and potential retailers within the area to assist them develop and broaden their companies.”
Previous to becoming a member of BIA, Moore held a management position within the launch of the posh Chattam & Wells model. He additionally served as nationwide gross sales account supervisor at Kingsdown and was vice chairman of nationwide gross sales for Spring Air.
Mulligan started his profession within the mattress business proper out of highschool when he accepted a place at a Southern California mattress producer, which over the a long time turned often called Stress-O-Pedic. He started work on the manufacturing facility ground 35 years in the past, moved into uncooked materials buying after which realized its enterprise operations. He then had the chance to personal the enterprise till it was offered.
Bedding Industries of America West will make use of 120 when totally operational and serve retailers in California, Nevada and components of Arizona.
The multi-million greenback outfitting of the power will embrace state-of-the-art manufacturing gear from Leggett & Platt’s World Methods Group to showcase the newest in manufacturing innovation and design for the business. The plant will manufacture the entire firm’s manufacturers.