To meet the increasing demand for innovative products in the bedding industry, companies are creating new configurations and constructions with improved features, such as advanced zoning and performance additives. These configurations now include a trend that uses latex. Latex is known for its supportive buoyancy and durability. It’s also breathable and maintains anti-dust mite and anti-microbial properties. Normally, latex is manufactured into bedding components using the Talalay or Dunlop process. The Talalay process tends to create softer, more consistent components while also being a bit more expensive. Read about the benefits and production of latex primer in the bedding industry.