Friday, April 9, 2010

GSG enjoyed great success at Interzum Guangzhou 2010

Global Systems Group experienced its most successful Interzum Guangzhou trade show during last month’s event in China. It was very encouraging to see the customer enthusiasm we witnessed at ISPA Expo was also prevelant in this international market as well.


A large international customer base kept the GSG booth very active. Buyers filled the GSG booth as they reviewed the most mattress sewing machinery demonstrated at Interzum Guangzhou.


Global Systems Group established several new customer relationships at Interzum Guangzhou 2010 and anticipates growing success as this trade fair matures.

Read a full press release at http://www.gsgcompanies.com/news/releases/



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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

GSG adds Galkin to the team

Global Systems Group®, is pleased to welcome Galkin Automated Products to our team of leading mattress machinery companies. The desirable products and technology of Galkin Automated Products will strengthen and diversify the machinery choices GSG can provide.



New York-based Galkin Automated Products has served sewn products industries for over a century. The trusted products of Galkin Automated Products have developed a faithful following and Global Systems Group is pleased to be able to meet even more of the needs of our mutual customer base. By joining with GSG, Galkin Automated Products customers will have an expanded product selection and more extensive customer service through the global network of GSG companies.

Welcome aboard, Galkin! Here is a little more info about this new team member.

 
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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Greetings from your GSG staff

Global Systems Group had a crew from nearly every region of the world on hand to meet with our worldwide customer base at ISPA Expo 2010. Everyone was kept busy meeting with many old colleagues as well as introducing themselves to some new faces too.

If you were unable to attend and would like updated on all the new equipment please contact your GSG representative as soon as you can.

The staff of Global Systems Group looks forward to meeting with you at the next opportunity.

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The show is over: now the real work begins!

Thank you for an overwhelmingly successful ISPA Expo 2010. We anticipated a good response to our new mattress machines, but customer reactions exceeded all our expectations. Thanks again for the great show.

The hall floor is now empty, but GSG mattress machinery is ready to fill factory floors now. If you have more questions about the equipment we displayed or still need to see other options, please contact your GSG salesman for assistance.

DST-60 quilt panel de-stacker

For instance, did you get a chance to see a demonstration of our DST-60, de-stacker? This machine automatically lifts mattress panels into place for flanging or serging following the panel cutting operation. It reduces non-value added touches by the flange operator by positioning the panel into place when the flanger is ready for the next panel.

You're always welcome to request more info through our GSG website form as well.

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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Gribetz debuts dedicated border quilter at ISPA Expo

This dedicated border quilt machine, from Gribetz International, was a popular topic at the ISPA Expo. This quilt machine's footprint is about half the size of a typical mattress panel quilter.

Border Quilt Machine

The Border Quilter has incorporated slitter blades on the exit side and slit border material is collected on a wind up roll. This works well as a part of a mattress border work cell as displayed in GSG booth 2625. This machine is capable of producing enough border material to match two mattress top panel quilt machines, depending of pattern selection.

This allows mattress manufacturers to keep full size quilters dedicated to producing top panels while this machine churns out complementing border material.


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Porter International introduces new vertical handle system at ISPA EXPO

I'm finally back in the office and pleased to share more info about the ISPA EXPO 2010. Global Systems Group had a great show and we thank all of you who could join us in Charlotte, and we look forward to sharing our new equipment with those of you who could not attend.

Vertical Handle Machine


This highly affordable Porter vertical handle system works in conjunction with the strap maker and cutter system shown separately. This efficient handle machine easily adds handles to mattress borders in the border work cell.

This efficient method is dependable and easy to operate. The strong handle sewing secures the vertical handles to the edges of the border material.

Porter International has once again provided the mattress industry with an efficient, reliable system for another popular application.

Contact your GSG rep to learn more about this border work cell.

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Saturday, March 6, 2010

Congratulations GSG winners

Congratulations, Spadina Industries (Sleepers)! Barbara Hodges and Ron van Meenen won the 32" Samsung HD TV we gave away during our prize drawings.

GSG rep, Darryl Oyler, Barbara Hodges, Ron van Meenen and GSG President, Tony Garrett


The TV was displayed at the Gribetz Paragon M+ quilt machine and customers were given the opportunity to enter the drawing while seeing demonstrations of the quilter in operation.

In a separate drawing, Mattress Direct won a portable DVD player. Customers were encouraged to see a demonstration of the new Porter Cinch-Loc pillowtop system.

Congratulations to all our winners and thanks to all our customers for visiting with us during ISPA Expo 2010!


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Friday, March 5, 2010

Day 3 and we are pleased to see customers continuing to visit us in GSG booth 2625. Curiosity in our newer equipment has been strong

GSG are Value Champions and our customers are #1

We have seen many very pleased customers at GSG Booth 2625. Here are our Brazil friends being awarded our GSG Valued Customer award.

We are finding customers are very enthusiastic about our new mattress machines. We have dozens of offices around the world. Take a look at our global offices and contact a local sales rep to see how we can help you in you mattress factory.


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Fan Appreciation Night at ISPA EXPO

Fan Appreciation Night was a fantastic event. Hundreds of guests danced and played games and enjoyed the company of good industry friends.
Many guests enjoyed a great time and we were thrilled to host the good time.

The racing contest winners were called on stage to receive their respective prizes and gladly accepted the Racing Experience prizes to the cheers of the crowd.
Thank you mattress industry for all your support and we look forward to the next opportunity like this to express our gratitude.


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Thursday, March 4, 2010

Gribetz Advanced Training Seminars

Gribetz engineer, Jim Bondanza, is hosting advanced training seminars this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon.


I sat in on some of his creative teaching and I was amazed to learn new things about machines I am surrounded by each day.

If you are at the show and wish to learn more about how your GSG machinery can make you more money, Jim's training sessions are a must for you to attend!

He is covering Gribetz true BatchMode software and quilter troubleshooting.


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Top drivers at Booth 2625

Mark Quinn is currently announcing winners of our Racing Experience contest. The top qualifers over two days of competition are gathered for a final race-off.


The race car simulator has been a tremendous hit in the booth during ISPA EXPO. The fun will continue at the Fan Appreciation Night party tonight at the North Carolina Music Factory. More racing arcade games will be included with great food, drinks and music.

It's official: Tim Westrate is the day's top driver. Tim will receive his prize, an authentic racing experience at a top stock car race track, at tonight's party!

Congratulations to all our contestants, and congratulations to all our customers who choose GSG mattress machinery.

Good morning Day 2 at ISPA Expo

Good morning from the GSG booth on Day 2 of ISPA Expo.


Yesterday, this new Porter International PALS 2000 automated label machine saw a lot of attention. It has similar sewing technology used in more familiar PALS 3000 mattress panel auto-labeler.

The PALS 2000 is designed for the growing popularity of applying mattress labels to the borders. The high speed automation allows the operator to multi-task on other work while the PALS 2000 sews on the label.

I'll share more info on new GSG mattress machines throughout the show.


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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Day 1 is Done

The ISPA Expo is off to a great start in the GSG Booth 2625!

The 5:00 exit call has sounded so it's time to turn to clean up, prep for tomorrow, have a warm meal and get a good night's sleep.

All the new mattress machines GSG is demonstrating worked great and interest grew as the day rolled on.

Hopefully, the momentum will continue tomorrow.


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Racing till the end of Day 1

Day 1 at ISPA Expo is approaching a close. We have a few good drivers closing in on the winning time.

This race car simulator is very popular in the booth. There's a lot of fun with some fast paced good times. The racing contest will end on Thursday, so get in the race as soon as you can.

Winners will recieve their Racing Experience prize on Thursday night at the Fan Appreciation party.

GSG has some great mattress machines in Booth 2625, but I must admit this is one of the most popular.

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Opening Day at ISPA Expo for GSG

It has been a wild week preparing all the new equipment for the ISPA Expo. We've seen cold weather, snow, rain and now the opening day has finally arrived.

Here is an initial glimpse at the booth entrance at GSG Booth 2625. I'll discuss more about the new mattress machines we are demonstrating and update more show information.

OK - I must return to customer assistance for now.....



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Sunday, February 28, 2010

They are coming from around the world to the GSG booth at ISPA Expo

Displaying and demonstrating our mattress machinery from our facilities around the world is always quite a logistical feat. GSG has networked the best machinery manufacturers available in most world regions to provide you with the best mattress machinery selection.

Global Systems Group does not simply order machines from other international manufacturers and rebrand them once we receive shipment. We engineer the equipment, build it and service it to ensure the quality control initiatives are in place every step of the way. It takes more effort on our part, but most mattress manufacturers we deal appreciate the trusted quality this establishes.

Do you have a preference? Do you feel there is a noticable difference between machine products built in the USA or overseas?

Please comment below so we know...

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Friday, February 26, 2010

Extreme convention center hall makeover...

GSG is in the process of moving in for the week. It's a frantic, hectic pace to move ALL these machines in such a short time, but by opening day, March 3, it will look like they have been settled into place for weeks.

Once you're here, take your time and enjoy the show - the frantic work will be behind us, and GSG will be eager to share some time with you. There is a lot of new equipment to become aquainted with, but you can be sure that the "not so new" faces in the GSG booth will be glad to walk through it with you.

See you at the show - remember, Booth 2625.

PS - pack a coat, it's been chilly in Charlotte thus far!


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Monday, February 22, 2010

Trick out your flanger - we suggest flames!

Porter Internatinal has the fastest, most powerful flanger in the world: the PFM-4000 flange machine.

The awesome flanging capabilities are usually enough to make it stand out in a crowd, but we felt a machine like this deserved a paint job more fitting of it's hot rod performance. It is the muscle car of flange machines and you can see it run LIVE at Booth 2625 at ISPA EXPO!

If you feel the same way about your own Porter PFM-4000, you may want to try it yourself. Here's how to create your own custom paint job...
  1. Strip all critical parts off the machine and start with the core housing parts.
  2. Mask off areas that expose moving parts and internal mechanisms (those are the best parts of the PFM-4000)
  3. Clean off any excess grime and give the parts a clean coat of primer. (It helps to mist on several light coats in every direction for an even layer.)
  4. We gave ours a metallic chrome undercoat, so highlight edges would really shine.
  5. A carefully sprayed layer of bright blue was sprayed in such a way that the final appearance would appear to fade from chrome to bluish-black to total black. Leave a fair amount of chrome layer exposed to make this gradation effect work. (It does not look like much right now, but it will be a much appreciated step in the end.)
  6. Finally a solid black layer was applied, careful not to spray too far into the areas reserved for the black-blue-chrome fade.
  7. That completes the painting on the main housing areas! Now for tricky flames...
  8. First, paint undercoat layers of yellows, reds and oranges. Keep in mind where you intend your flame patterns to end up.
  9. Apply a precut vinyl stencil and then cover the surface with black paint. This protects your flame colored oranges and reds from the black paint.
  10. Once you have adequate layers of black paint, peel off the flame stencils after the black paint dries.
  11. Finally give all parts a protective clear coat and assemble your extreme machine!

OK, that was fun, but there is a more productive way to improve a flanger: couple it with a motorized belt table. Porter has already thought of that - it's called the EST-4000. See it here, and see other great mattress machines at GSG booth 2625 at ISPA EXPO.




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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Every mattress manufacturer can find value in GSG machinery

If it's variety you like, you'll love the machinery selection in GSG booth 2625 at ISPA Expo.

Global Systems Group companies will be demonstrating the following machine categories:
  • Mattress quilt machines
  • Quilt panel cutters
  • Border slitters
  • 3 styles of flangers
  • Pick and place automation systems
  • Border sergers
  • Mattress panel binders
  • Miter machines
  • Pillowtop machines
  • Ruffling machine
  • Tape edge machines
  • Mattress label machines
  • Flat goods cutters
  • Cinch-Loc pillowtop and foundation systems
  • Mattress handle equipment
  • Staples, hog rings and fastener systems
  • New work cell manufacturing equipment
  • Packaging machines
  • Oh yeah - there will be few innovative surprises we are saving for show time!
We look forward to seeing you at ISPA EXPO, but if you can't wait to see these machines, take a look through our mattress machinery website, www.gsgcompanies.com


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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Gribetz technology is designed to improve your profitability

Built in technology of Gribetz quilters is designed to make mattress manufacturing more profitable for bedding producers. This is done with advanced features designed to increase throughput while reducing waste.

  • Save $1,000's by reducing waste in materials and labor* - Gribetz International's BatchMode/AutoSchedule software can save mattress manufacturers $10,000's each year in material waste reduction alone. The Gribetz Paragon quilters and ProME panel cutters can communicate with each other to determine the ideal place to temporarily halt production and allow for material crop outs based on product selections.

  • Save your spot, save that panel - Encoders on the Paragon quilters track pattern sewing movements so quilt panels can be recovered, rather than scrapped, if the sewing is unexpectedly interrupted.

  • Save time adjusting patterns on the machine - Using Gribetz pattern software, pattern shapes can be altered directly on the machine without creating new drawings or reloading from external pattern software programs.

These are just a few of the small details that provide big benefits for mattress manufacturers who choose Gribetz Paragon quilters. There are a lot more of these benefits and you can learn about them all at ISPA Expo 2010.

See these items demonstrated at GSG booth 2625, and learn more at FREE advanced training seminars we have scheduled for March 4 and March 5.

Sign up for FREE training seminars by emailing gsginfo@gsgcompanies.com or contact your local GSG representative.

* Suggested savings are based on reasonable industry standards, but actual results may vary. Contact a GSG representative to determine estimated results for your specific needs.


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Monday, February 8, 2010

GSG expands cell manufacturing systems at ISPA Expo 2010

(ISPA Expo 2008 work cell layout)

In 2008, GSG arranged the ISPA EXPO booth in a cell manufacturing configuration. This was very appealing for mattress manufacturers seeing which machines work together to form each work cell.

Cell manufacturing is gaining popularity in markets beyond bedding because it allows for greater product diversity and better lean practices that eliminate waste.

In response to this growing popularity, GSG has developed over a dozen new machines for work cells in various mattress plant functions.

Visit GSG in booth 2625 at ISPA Expo to see the latest additions to our work cell machinery collections.

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Friday, February 5, 2010

New technology should make your life easier, just like GSG does

GSG is all about making your life easier. Enter your email address and receive all the GSG Expo Updates via email.

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We also bring convenience to your life in the way of new machinery technology, making it easier for you to improve your bedding production. See this new machine technology at the GSG booth 2625 at ISPA Expo.


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Thursday, February 4, 2010

GSG brings you versatile mattress machinery at ISPA EXPO

What is more important to you, mattress manufacturer; unique product styling or high volume production?

Some manufacturing companies are only concerned with cranking out their product en masse. As you know, furniture manufacturing is a blend of craftmanship and production volume.

Global Systems Group will be demonstrating several mattress machines that satisfy both sides of your manufacturing brain.
  • Gribetz will have a variety of mattress quilting and cutting equipment.
    • The Paragon M+ is a perfect example of the versatility that marries high style with high volume production.
  • Porter has always been on the forefront of technology to provide you with your primary needs. Once again, several new sewing machines will be demonstrated at ISPA Expo that shows you new methods and better processes.
  • We'll be bringing in specialty equipment from our European partners like Gateway Systems, Merello and Teknomac. This European perspective can provide you with some interesting concepts in your own plant.
Let us know what you prefer. Speed? Styling? Both? GSG has something for everyone. Add a comment below, so we understand your current needs.

(Hey, if your priorities change in the future, just come back again and update with another comment. We're flexible - because you have to be.)



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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Las Vegas Market attendance could exceed last year's winter event

Attendance at Las Vegas Market on a pace to exceed last year's winter event: "LAS VEGAS — World Market Center officials said Tuesday that attendanc..."

Strengthening attendance is the good news from Las Vegas (courtesy of FurnitureToday). Retailers are anxious to see how they can improve upon a dismal 2009 and they are eager to find a solution.

Read more about the Las Vegas Market at FurnitureToday, and read more about top value mattress machinery necessary to meet retailer needs at http://www.gsgcompanies.com/.

Be prepared for renewed retailer demand by seeing the most recent advancements in mattress machinery at ISPA EXPO 2010, and GSG Booth 2625 is the place to find it.


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Monday, February 1, 2010

Find your favorite flanger


Porter International makes one of the most popular mattress panel flange machines in the world - the PFM-4000.

The high throughput capabilities and durability makes it as productive as any flange machine in the bedding industry. Though the PFM-4000 is a great machine in itself, Porter International has combined the PFM-4000 flanger with other equipment to make it even more productive.

The ATA Flangemaster®, shown in the following video clip below shot at a previous ISPA EXPO, combines the PFM-4000 sew head with an air table and a robotic turning arm. This semi-automatic system can enable any operator to flange panels with ease and it frees them to multi-task on other nearby operations during this process.

video


Another recent modification to enhance flanging performance is the ErgoSmart 4000 belt table, equipped with a PFM-4000. Motorized belts, syncronized with the sew head, can easily turn the quilt panel after each side is flanged and discharge into an awaiting cart or work station when completed.

Effective flange machines are crucial to a mattress factory. Come to GSG booth 2625, at ISPA EXPO, to see the great values Porter International can offer for your next mattress flanger.

If you have another idea for the Porter PFM-4000 flanger, post a comment below...


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Friday, January 29, 2010

We are your biggest fan!

Have you signed up for your FREE pit pass yet?

Visit our Fan Appreciation Night party page to sign up and enjoy the celebration for all our industry friends during ISPA EXPO.



As you can see, there is a lot of fun planned, so you can relax and celebrate the good things we enjoy in our industry. The ISPA EXPO trade show is more than just business, it's a place to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry.

You deserve a pat on the back for your efforts and that's what we plan to do March 4th. Enjoy some good food, great fun and big smiles with us at the North Carolina Music Factory.

Go ahead, sign up for the fun - it's FREE and you've earned it!


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Thursday, January 28, 2010

EURO manufacturers can get even more value from GSG at ISPA EXPO

European mattress manufacturers should definately plan on attending ISPA EXPO 2010. Based on the current exchange rate, you can pick up a Gribetz quilter or fine Porter International sewing systems for a great value.


Now is the time to make the most of your money to get the best quilting machine available, the Paragon M+.


  1. See why the Gribetz Paragon M+ is such a great value  (Remember, the GSG website is multi-lingual now, so choose your native tongue)
  2. Check today's currency exchange rate
  3. Choose Charlotte lodging
  4. Meet us at Fan Appreciation Night, March 4
Most importantly, visit with Gribetz at ISPA EXPO booth 2625


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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

All wrapped up in innovation?

Innovation may come in unusual forms and it often evolves into an unanticipated product. Best of all, innovation that proves beneficial has staying power. That's the case for Bubble Wrap, the popular packing material celebrating it's 50th anniversary this month.

"...Like many innovations, Bubble Wrap initially was conceived for an entirely different purpose. According to Aurichio, a New York City designer approached inventors Marc Chavannes and Al Fielding in the late 1950s with a proposal for creating textured wallpaper.

 That idea stalled, but the product the two men had created in a small lab in New Jersey found its niche when, according to company lore, Fielding was flying into Newark Airport and noticed the fluffy clouds that seemed to cushion the plane's descent..." - article at http://www.manufacturing.net

Read more about Bubble Wrap's humble beginnings and unique appeal at this popular manufacturing website.

Global Systems Group knows a thing or two about innovation as well. Our companies have a combined history that far exceeds the age of Bubble Wrap and it's our innovation that keeps us moving ahead.


We'll be showing some of our popular wrapping solutions at ISPA EXPO.



See the next innovation in mattress machinery at the GSG booth 2625 at ISPA EXPO.


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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Do you have a well-trained eye for machinery?

Can you identify the following mattress machinery parts?



If you can't put your finger on it, you may want to hone up on your machine skills by attending FREE Advanced Training Seminars from Gribetz International. Gribetz will be providing advance machine diagnostics training on March 4 and March 5 at ISPA EXPO 2010.

Contact us at gsginfo@gsgcompanies.com to reserve your space in these FREE training seminars.

Here's another shot... can you identify the following mattress machinery parts?


Don't feel bad if you can't. That was a trick question. These images are from new machines that have never been seen at ISPA EXPO before.

Stop in GSG booth 2625 to see many more of these new, unique pieces of equipment designed to improve your factory production.


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Monday, January 25, 2010

Cinch-Loc™ for high speed pillow top bed production

Many veteran ISPA EXPO attendees may have enjoyed Bill Evans' helpful demonstration on building pillowtop mattresses, as in the video below. He shows you how to create an excellent mitered-corner pillow top bed with some great sewing systems from Porter International.


video


In 2010, Porter International will be demonstrating the fastest way to assemble a pillowtop with ruffled corners. Now you can have perfectly ruffled corners without precise marking and sewing or time-consuming build-up methods. One snug of the Cinch-Loc cord and you've got perfectly placed ruffled corners.


video

Cinch-Loc™ pillow top system* is the fastest way to build a pillow top bed - see for yourself at Booth 2625, in Charlotte.

(Of course if you still favor the mitered-corner pillowtops, Bill will be back in the booth at ISPA EXPO 2010, and he'd be glad to tell you how it's done.)

Do you have a preference?
Miter corners or Ruffle corners?

Please comment below;
GSG wants to know what you like.


* Cinch-loc™ pillow top style by Porter International® is patent pending
Cinch-Loc is a trademark of Mātrex®

Friday, January 22, 2010

Look for the future of mattress machinery technology at ISPA EXPO 2010

If you ever had a machinery idea that could improve your factory productivity, but didn't know where to begin looking for the tools, ISPA EXPO is the place to start looking.

Never think any idea is too impractical. Global Systems Group has worldwide resources working on ideas that prove to be more than practical; most have become essential to your factory! Those are the ideas that put you in front of the competition, so don't be bashful; sit down and discuss these ideas with us at ISPA EXPO 2010.


Global Systems Group demonstrated a quilt panel handling robot at ISPA EXPO 2008. Skeptics may say, "What a waste of floor space," but we prefer to be in the forefront of machinery technology rather than falling behind.

Isn't that where you want to be too?

Stay current with up-and-coming mattress plant ideas, and stay ahead of your competition by visiting GSG booth 2625 at ISPA EXPO.

If you can't wait to share your brainstorm with us, visit http://www.leggettinnovation.com/ and tell us about it right now.


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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Put your mattress border style plans in motion

What's the big deal about a programmable border slitter, you say?

It's 2010. Today's market demands more diversity in your product choices. This requires more flexibility and better efficiency in the way you produce it.

That's where the Gribetz ProSlit™, a programmable border slitter, comes in. Fourteen circular blades can be programmed by desired position through the touchscreen control panel.

The computerized machine will move each blade into precise location in a matter of seconds. This enables a mattress manufacturer to store and change border cut selections quickly and effectively. This minimizes labor and downtime and improves JIT manufacturing capabilities.

Play this video snippet below to see the ProSlit
reposition 4 blades in under 40 seconds!

video

A visit to most showrooms at recent furniture Market events will prove border styling has become an attractive way to differentiate product lines. The ProSlit's patent pending technology can make your border cell operation more efficient than ever.

The fully guarded Gribetz ProSlit is also the SAFEST border slitter available. Blades are automatically moved and sharpened by the machine itself, so no personnel is at risk during these operations.

You can only see a programmable border slitter in the GSG booth 2625, so come by for a demo at ISPA EXPO 2010.

Read about more innovation that has emerged from recent trade shows; visit our GSG news page.


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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

What machines are you looking for at ISPA EXPO?

Global Systems Group is planning a full line-up mattress machinery in Booth 2625 at ISPA EXPO 2010.


There will be many of our main product lines:


New Equipment
GSG is excited to be bringing new equipment never seen at an ISPA EXPO before - even some revolutionary systems completely new to the industry!
Sorry - I can't reveal too many details about those machines at this time, but come back soon for more about these show surprises.

Programmable
Border Slitter

What we want to know from you is:
What are we missing?

Share a comment below to inform us of your needs and we'll see if we can arrange to meet those needs.

We can't provide unless you tell us what you want.


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Monday, January 18, 2010

Make your trip to ISPA EXPO pay for itself

Still not sure if it's worth your time to attend ISPA EXPO, in March?
What if GSG could show you a way your trip could pay for itself?


On Thursday and Friday afternoons, during the EXPO, GSG will be hosting FREE seminars to provide advanced courses for BatchMode/AutoSchedule® programs and quilt machine diagnostics training.

The information you can learn during these free sessions could make your factory more productive and eliminate enough waste to pay for the trip to ISPA EXPO*.

Depending on the resulting waste reduction, it can be shown that BatchMode/AutoSchedule® can save some producers $10,000's per year!

Here is a simplified estimator:




Enter Value


Cost of Queen quilt panel:
$

(Materials & labor)

Crop Outs per shift/machine:











Your annual estimated savings with Gribetz Batch Mode is:
$

*

Calculations are determined with these standard figures:
  • Queen panel is made from 61" wide panel.
  • Average materials savings with Batch Mode is 10 inches per crop.
  • 250 working days in a year.

Visit the GSG booth 2625 at ISPA EXPO 2010 to see if we can save you enough money to pay for the trip, or more.

Email us to reserve you a space at these limited seating events.


* Actual savings produced by BatchMode/AutoSchedule and related processes will vary by manufacturer. Estimated savings calculations are based on reasonable industry standards. Actual results may vary. Not all manufacturers can expect to save the maximum money savings indicated.


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Friday, January 15, 2010

Every day counts

The race is on till the start of ISPA EXPO 2010 and GSG is making plans each day. There are less than 50 days to go, but you can quickly reference that day count at any time with the convenient countdown widget posted on this site.

When it comes to making everyday count, GSG understands that time is money in the mattress industry. Come and see all the time saving machinery GSG can provide to make each day in your factory more productive.

We will be hosting seminars during the ISPA EXPO that will show you how to get the most out of your equipment each day. We will share spreadsheet calculations that show your money savings potential, based on your daily production capacity.

Make today a productive day: schedule your visit to the ISPA EXPO 2010 now.

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Hang on tight - you're in for a fast ride!

So you like things moving at a fast pace? You have a fun-filled competitive spirit?
You'll surely enjoy the race car simulator contest that will be set up in our ISPA EXPO booth.


This high tech simulator provides a lifelike experience with full velocity motion and you can feel the steering wheel strain endured by your favorite race car driver.

Top competitors will win some great prizes following the ISPA Expo contest. Find out more details at the Leggett & Platt show site, PuttingYouInFront.com.


If it's high speed action you like, check out these mattress machines we'll be displaying in the GSG Booth 2625:
When you get to Charlotte, race over to the GSG pit and get a good dose of high speed mattress equipment.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Fan Appreciation Night - March 4

Fan Appreciation Night
We know how hard you work in this industry. We know it's not easy.


That's why we're your biggest fans.


The ISPA EXPO gives us the opportunity to express our gratitude by giving you a party. Go to this Leggett & Platt ISPA show website to get your free pit pass and join us for a good time in Charlotte.


Fast facts
  • Fan Appreciation Night
  • March 4
  • 6pm to 10pm
  • North Carolina Music Factory


Have you received your invitation to the party? If not, contact your GSG rep and request yours today.




If you can't make it, be sure to check back here on the day of the party (ummm, maybe you should try back on the following day) and look for photos and updates from the party!




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What's your reason to attend ISPA EXPO 2010?

It's time to start booking travel arrangements for attending the ISPA EXPO, in March. Hopefully you are already planning to attend, but if you're not take a look at this blog to see if it may be worth your time after all.

The trade show industry cites these standard reasons for attending trade shows:
  1. See new industry products
  2. Network with collegues
  3. Get fresh business ideas
We know there are other reasons you may want to attend ISPA EXPO 2010 specifically:
  1. There has been tremendous changes in the mattress industry since the last EXPO. This will be a good point to collectively assess your own future.
  2. GSG has nearly a half-dozen innovative, new machines to demo.
  3. GSG will have FREE advanced training seminars that can improve your business as soon as you return from the show.
You probably have reasons of your own and we encourage you to share them so we can better provide a better show experience for you.

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Easy Button Loop Take Take Time

A key to isolating quilting issues is understanding the alignment of your quilter's needle and looper. The Gribetz Paragon M+ has an easy one touch button to show you this loop take time status of the Paragon M+.

This video shows how this works:
video

This is all done with the touch of a button, now located in an easily accessible location on the Paragon M+. Visit GSG booth 2625 at ISPA EXPO 2010 to see how easy this is in person.

Gribetz International will have FREE advanced training seminars during the ISPA show. Email us to get schedules and seminar topics: Email GSG.

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Monday, January 11, 2010

Helpful Links from GSGexpo

We'll provide you with as many useful links as we can to make your ISPA EXPO 2010 most beneficial.

If you run across such a link, be sure to update us: add a comment below with the link info included.

Here's some to start with:

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More GSG news

Keep up with Global Systems Group news beyond the ISPA EXPO event by visiting our press release pages on the GSG website.

Take a look and see what you may have missed....

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