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ticking

a strong cotton fabric, often striped, used esp for mattress and pillow covers
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Mattress ticking is the Western Union of the bedding industry -- it sends a monster message to the consumer.
Because a cover's color and texture make a big impact on the presentation of a mattress, retailers, ticking manufacturers and bedding producers work closely to make that consumer experience a positive one.
PHOTO : Figure 1: Solid foam used with nonwoven ticking
Again, however, with the exception of outer ticking there is not a large volume construction item not already converted to nonwovens.
started using some of the Deslee tickings last year when it introduced its Aloe Therapy and Cool Therapy bed lines.
Many bedding introductions this year have some sort of "wellness" hook, whether it is an unusual ticking, cushioning or infrastructure.
The Athena model from United Sleep Products lures shoppers with its colorful floral tickings.
Soft terry-cloth tickings were winners, as were Simmons' Beautyrest 2002 models.
Bemco Associates rolled out the Sleep Dimensions 2000 mattress, featuring memory foam encased coils with an ornate floral damask ticking with contrasting side panels.
If the ticking is attractive, the sale is that much more likely to close.