About Sealy


Sealy Posturepedic bedsSealy is the world’s largest bedding manufacturer and America’s #1 bedding brand.  It is also the preferred bedding brand for many of the world’s finest hotels.   A testament to the excellence of its products is that many of these hotels choose Sealy as the exclusive bedding supplier for all their properties.  Sealy is also the number-one hotel mattress brand for high end and luxury hotels worldwide. 
Sealy’s Contract Division does business worldwide with virtually every large hotel chain. It provides unparalleled, proprietary sleep systems to Chain, Independent and Boutique hotels, Bed & Breakfast Inns, Resorts and Timeshare properties.
Sealy Contract is committed to ensuring a sleep experience that will exceed guest expectations within all segments of the hospitality industry.  It accomplishes this by providing hospitality sleep systems with optimum comfort, support and performance.
In addition, Sealy Contract supplies beds to the U.S. military, state department buildings and U.S. embassies, fire departments, as well as some hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

Lie on any Sealy mattress and you channel a century and a quarter of mattress ingenuity. A journey that began in 1881 in the town of Sealy, Texas, when Daniel Haynes, cotton gin builder, filled a request for a cotton-filled mattress. And then another. And then another. His business grew exponentially, which led to more innovations and several patents. Among them, a machine that compressed cotton.

Fifteen years later, Haynes sold his patents to a Texas Company that retained the Sealy handle. Soon after, ad exec Earl Edwards penned the slogan “Sleeping on a Sealy is like sleeping on a cloud.” And with that, Sealy mattresses were a national phenomenon. By 1920, Sealy had 23 licensed plants in many regions.

Even in the face of the Great Depression, they managed to not only stay afloat, but to introduce a new product–the Button-Free Innerspring.

The innovations didn’t end there. Sealy continued their quest for the world to sleep better for decades to come. Milestones include the introduction of the Sealy Posturepedic mattress. Being the first mattress company to display and advertise a king-sized bed. Creating an Orthopedic Advisory Board. Reinventing the innerspring coil and the box spring. Patenting a variety of groundbreaking technologies, including Posture Channels and Pressure Relief Inlays designed to relieve pressure points that cause tossing and turning. And the list continues to grow to this day. In late 1983, Sealy purchased the Stearns & Foster Company. True to the Sealy heritage, these mattresses redefined luxury and expressed a dedication to craftsmanship and intricate detail. Making it a perfect and sound addition to the Sealy family of beds.

Today the company owns and operates 25 bedding plants in the U.S. Three are dedicated to innerspring and foundation component parts and one is dedicated to producing its very own latex–another first in the mattress industry.

For three decades, Sealy has been number one in market share and unwavering in its vision to help the world sleep better. And through its design, manufacturing and leadership, Sealy is poised to continue its legacy for years to come.