OAK LAWN, Ill. – Restonic Mattress Corp. and its long-time Caribbean licensee have agreed to expand the company’s reach into the Dominican Republic.
Advance Foam, founded in 1991, is currently serves Restonic in French and Dutch Guyana, Venezuela, Martinique, Curacao, Trinidad and Tobago.
“We’re excited to meet the sleep needs of a new customer base with this development of our partnership with Advance Foam,” said Laurie Tokarz, president and CEO of Restonic. “Our successful, multi-year partnership with Advance Foam is strategically moving toward to a shared future of delivering sleep solutions to the people of several Caribbean countries.”
Advance Foam, a family-owned business, employs more than 350 people and is the largest mattress producer in the Caribbean. Its 250,000-square-foot facility is located on 12 acres of land in Trinidad with an additional six acres of adjacent land earmarked for future development. As part of the territory expansion into the Dominican Republic, hospitality will be a strong focus with Raj Maharaj, vice president of sales and marketing, who works closely with retailers, distributors and hotels.
“We’re looking forward to engaging Dominicans in the conversation of how a Restonic mattress can lead to better a better night’s sleep, improved health and a happier, longer life,” said Travis Ali, chairman and CEO of Advance Foam. “We appreciate the unwavering dedication and support Restonic provides for its international licensees and look forward to continued collaborative efforts in this new region.”