The first Sealy mattresses were made in 1881, in a small town called ‘Sealy’ in Texas, USA.
Sealy’s mattress history first began in 1881 in a small town in Texas USA called ‘Sealy’ where Daniel Haynes began making cotton-filled mattresses. Within
a few years, he had patented the use of compressed-cotton in mattresses eventually selling the patents in 1906 to Earl Edwards, who adopted
the name of Sealy for the company.
In 1920, Sealy Inc became the first mattress company with a licensing program and 3 years later, company founding father Sam Dyer joins Charlie Thompson
to form a partnership to market the “Ma-Dad” patented folding tuftless refill mattress. Sealy of Australia now has 5 manufacturing plants nationally
where beds and mattresses are handcrafted for the Australian market. In 2000, Sealy Australia & Sealy Inc. formed a partnership in Asia with offices
in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and Malaysia. In 2011, Sealy China, a joint venture between Sealy Australia and Sealy Inc, opened a bedding factory
in Shanghai to service the Chinese market.
Mattresses and beds have gone a long way since those first made by Daniel Haynes. By incorporating new technological features like the SRxII Titanium alloy
support system and ComfortCore layer, the Sealy range of orthopaedic mattresses continue to innovate the bedding the industry, balancing comfort and