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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Comfort Research becomes Zero Landfill in an effort to become Zero Waste Certified by 2015 Comfort Research, a Grand Rapids Michigan based manufacturer announced today that its facility in Lewisburg, TN has reached its goal of Landfill Free. This effort has been achieved by utilizing advanced recycling efforts and diversion of waste from landfills through the use of a waste to energy facility. This Covanta Waste to Energy facility utilizes an incinerator to generate energy and is located in Huntsville Alabama. The Comfort Research manufacturing facility is estimating the generation of 57,645 KWH of electricity through its method of handling manufacturing non-recyclables. However more importantly, an estimated 1,098 cubic yards of landfill space will not be necessary ...

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Comfort Research acquires North Carolina Company’s Pool Float Product Lines standard

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Comfort Research, a manufacturer of innovative and affordable furniture made primarily of bead and foam fill, has made an all asset purchase of T2 Marketplace’s line of inventive pool float products. T2 Marketplace, based just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina, has been manufacturing a successful and extensive line of pool floats for children and adults. These products have been primarily offered through in-store and catalog retailers such as Sam’s Club, Bed Bath & Beyond and Frontgate. “Given the materials they use to make their products, T2’s pool floats are both a natural fit for our capabilities and a natural extension of our current product offering,” said Matt Jung, President of Comfort Research. “The fact that they’ve ...

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Comfort Research Announces Orahh brand of Lifestyle Furniture standard

Comfort Research Announces Orahh™ with ComfortLite Core™ Comfort Research will launch Orahh with exclusive ComfortLite Core at IFHC 2014 Highpoint, NC. Orahh builds on Comfort Research’s strategy for designing and manufacturing innovative, fun, comfortable and affordable products while bringing new design opportunities to the furniture market. Orahh is a new, cutting-edge brand that’s pushing the limits and changing the way people think of conventional furniture. Homeowners are increasingly expecting more versatility from both their indoor as well as outdoor furniture. Jean Joseph, Lead product design for Comfort Research: “It’s really a natural evolution of what we’ve been doing. Orahh solves a number of limitations present in traditional furniture and presents many opportunities to our customers. By developing a product line ...

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Comfort Research on NPR standard

Good News and Success is NPR’s monthly conversation with those in the community doing good things yet not making the headlines. Comfort Research had the honor of being featured on the program on May 28th, 2014. Listen to the interview with Comfort Research’s President Matt Jung and Numbers Guy Mike Zeilstra

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Comfort Research Opens Facility in Lewisburg, TN standard

Authored by Jessica Moore, Marshall County Tribune | Original Article Comfort Research officially opened their Lewisburg facility Wednesday with a large crowd in attendance. From its humble beginnings in a dorm room at Hope College in western Michigan, to the state-of-the-art facility in Lewisburg, Comfort Research continues to “Find a Better Way,” to provide comfort to the people who use their products. Matt Jung, Chip George, and George and Jason Julius, along with the team members of the Tennessee Control Center, welcomed guests, vendors, and dignitaries to the Grand Opening and Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. All future facilities will be modeled after the flagship Lewisburg facility. The set up was outstanding and very clean. They allowed all of the ...

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WOOD TV Eight West – Fab Finds: Art Van standard

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Getting the kids ready to head back to school means a big move if you have a student heading off to college, one that often includes decking out a dorm and their next living space.  Cramped rooms don’t have to mean sacrificing style and comfort.  Art Van Furniture has a whole lines of attractive and durable options for study, sleep and organizing a busy campus life.  Terri shows us some of the pieces you can get to complete your higher ed ensemble for less than $100.

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WOOD TV Eight West – Fab Finds: Meijer standard

Meijer Has Everything You Need for Back to School Get Your Whole List at a Small Price GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) – Your child’s back-to-school list can look a little intimidating. Meijer carries everything for back-to-school, with all the items your kids will love and prices you’ll like even better. Starting college can be a nervous and exciting time. You want your kids to be prepared and comfortable. Meijer has anything and everything for your freshman. Bedding, fans, coffee makers, and much more. Get your college career started on the right foot with Meijer. Meijer makes your back-to-school shopping easier for all grades with a pre-made list of school supplies for any age, even up to high school. With the best prices, ...

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“Made In Michigan” WZZM TV 13 Feature standard

Authored by WZZM13 | Original Article GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) — Two Hope College fraternity brothers found a unique solution to repair their beanbag chair: Use foam from an old couch. That was 1997. Since then, their inventiveness has thrived. Chip George and partner Matt Jung have won numerous awards for small business success and entrepreneurship, as their company, Comfort Research, has grown to 100 employees. It ships seating products all over North America. Comfort Research may be best known for beanbag chairs, but the company makes all kinds of comfy, collapsible chairs that are found in dorm rooms, rec rooms, and basements nationwide. Some of the best sellers are the “Big Joe” and “Fuf” chairs. “Keeping it growing, that’s our ...

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