History of Serta

Leading The Way In Mattress Innovation And Technology

For more than 80 years, Serta has been making consistent investments into the highest quality and most innovative features to ensure that every mattress set we manufacture delivers superior comfort and support. Throughout its history, Serta has been an industry leader, offering many product "firsts" – including the world's first-ever "tuftless" mattress. Today, Serta is proud to offer a variety of exclusive features and design.

B.S. (Before Serta)

Man rested his head on anything from a pile of rocks and leaves to hay bails and horsehair. Suffice it to say, early man wasn't a very good sleeper and took a long time to lull himself to sleep by performing mundane mental tasks like counting sheep.

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Year 1931 Original Guardian Knight, Sleeper Products, Inc. is formed as a consortium of 13 independent mattress manufacturers. That same year, they produced the industry's first tuftless innerspring mattress... no tufts, valleys or buttons. It was the world's first most comfortable mattress of many to come.
Year 1933 Company changes its name to Serta Sleeper Products and moves corporate headquarters from Philadelphia to Chicago.
Year 1937 A powerhouse was forming. Now with 35 manufacturers, Sleeper Products posted $10 million in sales… some 12% of total industry sales.