For industries that require materials on a large scale, consistency and quality are two of the most important considerations when thousands or even millions of products are being impacted by a batch of materials. This is important not only for one order, but as more and more orders are placed over time, each set of materials is expected to perform to the same specifications as the previous ones, and all orders that follow. To ensure the uniformity of materials ... (Read More)
Foam Manufacturing, Development, and Competition through History
Foam has a rich history that dates back to 1849. With the creation of foam, many great new products were able to manifest, bringing us to some of the most versatile and comfortable products available today. Foam manufacturing and its processes have served us for nearly two centuries, and the developments that occurred during that time have only helped to serve us better. Let’s take a look back at the history of foam and the many steps it took ... (Read More)
High Quality Foam Futon Mattresses from Foam Factory, Inc.
Futons sound like a great idea in theory. They optimize space, save you money by providing two pieces of furniture in one product, and even give guests a place to sleep. Of course, theory is different from practice, and while there are high-quality futons out there, many of the entry-level products aimed at students or people with small apartments don’t always live up to the hype in terms of product quality. Entry-level futons typically come with cushioning pads that ... (Read More)
Foam Factory Now Offers Poly-Cotton Knit Mattress Covers!
When we buy an important or expensive product, we often buy accessories to go along with that item, with the goals of protecting the purchase, extending its life, and/or increasing our enjoyment of its use. Today’s smartphones are a great example of this – very few of us are willing to spend hundreds of dollars on the most recent iPhone, and then not make any effort protect the investment. Phone cases represent one of today’s most popular product accessories, ... (Read More)
Twin Long and Full Long Mattress Sizes: New at Foam Factory!
When a company notices a need among their customer base, the easy thing to do is address it. After all, if it will bring paying customers, why wouldn’t you? The harder thing to do is to address that need in a way that sends a customer home happy, pleased with his or her product, and bound to return again. Imagine a heat wave gripping your city in the dead of summer. Would you be more inclined to remain the ... (Read More)
Save Money with New Medical Foam Pillows and Bolsters!
Many of Foam Factory’s comfort products, like sleeping pillows and body bolsters, were only offered in memory foam. However, some people prefer the feel of a conventional foam to that of a memory foam, while others simply enjoy the savings a conventional foam pillow has to offer. Introducing Medical Foam, a 1.5LB density 36ILD conventional foam specifically designed for use in comfort, support, and orthopedic products. Formulated with anti-microbial additives, Medical Foam is a good choice in applications where ... (Read More)
What Happens to Old Foam Once We Take It From You?
One of Foam Factory, Inc.’s most popular offerings are our custom-cut cushions. Customers can bring in old, flat, worn-out foam, and leave with brand-new, comfortable, and supportive cushions, stuffed with the foam of their choice. It’s a fast, easy, and hassle-free way of getting more bang for your buck from your furniture. Occasionally, customers will want the old foam from their cushions back, intending to use them for things like projects around the house. The vast majority of customers ... (Read More)
Foam Factory Memory Foam Measures Up to Competition
The popularity of memory foam mattresses has taken off over the last two decades, with greater attention being paid to health, sleep, and the unique benefits of this revolutionary material. However, this rapid industry growth can be both beneficial and detrimental for a potential customer. More selection and increased competition means lower costs and more options for shoppers. On the other hand, because of the relative infancy of memory foam compared to other bedding materials, many companies have entered ... (Read More)
Why Shop With Us?
At Foam Factory, Inc., we understand the choices you have as a consumer these days are vast. The era when Henry Ford offered cars in any color – as long as they were black – has given way to 20 different options for something as basic as shampoo; a number that doubles when you also include online choices. Because of this seemingly endless supply of retailers and products, it can be hard to make a purchase confidently, knowing you ... (Read More)
Foam By Mail’s 100th Blog Post (A Compilation)!
In honor of this, our 100th blog post, we’ve gone back over the last few years and cherry-picked some of our most interesting, useful, and popular posts and collected them here. Take a look and let us know what you think, but remember – there’s a lot more than what we’ve recapped here! And if there’s anything you would like to know more about or have us cover, please feel free to comment or Contact Us and let us ... (Read More)