Thursday, April 16, 2020
Some of the largest hotel brands in the world use them on their guest beds. Understandable because they score high guest satisfaction ratings, provide long-lasting support wash after wash, and are eco-friendly, antimicrobial, and hypoallergenic.
Since they are found in many hotels, we get a lot of questions from people wondering if this is the same pillow they loved sleeping on in their hotel.
This is not a straight forward answer because the EcoSmart pillows with recycled x-puff cluster ball fiberfill and the non-toxic USDA approved antimicrobial treatment have been manufactured by several different companies using different pillow names over the years.
If you noted the name on the pillow tag, check if your pillow name or a similar one is listed below.
Previous EcoSmart Pillow Names as listed on pillow tags:
Some of the large hotel brands will have the manufacturer "white-labeled" their pillows so they can sell them to their guest on the hotel's e-commerce website using the hotel's brand. White-labelling simply means that the hotel chooses the name on the pillow tag and the manufacturer labels them as such. Some of the common hotel name formats include "eco" "eco-friendly" "down alternative" combined with the Hotel Brand Name like the above Branded Hotel Pillow Names.
Branded Hotel Pillow Names:
If you still are not sure, keep reading to learn more about the Eco-Smart Pillows.Hospitality textile manufacturers regularly change product lines, product names, and materials for a variety of reasons.
Knowing the history and evolution of the Eco-Smart Down-Alternative Hotel Pillows with Clearfresh Antimicrobial may help you decide if this is the EcoSmart pillow that you slept on and are looking to buy.
Manufacturing History and EcoSmart Down-Alternative Pillow Names:Louisville Bedding Company manufactured the original BioShield EcoSmart Down-Alternative Pillows featured in many Marriott ® Hotels around the world.
In 2013, Hollander Home Fashions acquired Louisville Bedding Company creating a new company called Hollander Sleep Products. Around this time, Hollander discontinued making a similar Hollander version of the Down-Alternative Eco-Friendly Pillow that was called the Beyond Comfort Hotel Pillow. The two pillow lines were merged and renamed the ClearFresh EcoSmart Down-Alternative Pillows. The ClearFresh Eco-Smart Pillows were also featured and received fantastic guest ratings in Marriott ® Hotels worldwide.
In 2017, Hollander Sleep Products acquired Pacific Coast Feather Company (PCF) while keeping the Hollander Sleep Products name for the new company.
National Sleep Products, a division of Hollander's newly acquired Pacific Coast Feather Company, had a similar version of the EcoSmart or Eco-Friendly Pillow called the Conformance Supreme Pillow Line. The Conformance Supreme Pillows were featured in many Crowne Plaza Hotels $reg;, and other large hotels around the world and had specifications that were almost identical to the ClearFresh EcoSmart Pillows.
In 2019, Hollander discontinued manufacturing the Clearfresh Ecosmart Hotel Pillows and the Conformance Supreme Line of pillows to consolidating similar product lines, manufacturing facilities, and to improve manufacturing efficiency.
At the end of 2019, Hollander Sleep Products introduced the newest version of the ClearFresh Ecosmart Down-Alternative Hotel Pillows to the hospitality marketplace with a new name, the Restful Nights® Everlasting Loft® EcoSmart Pillow with ClearFresh Antimicrobial Cover in Medium and Firm Densities.
If you are looking for the ClearFresh EcoSmart Down-Alternative Pillows, the BioShield EcoSmart Down-Alternative Pillows, or any of the other names listed above, then the Everlasting Loft EcoSmart Pillows are the correct pillows. You just need to decide if you want the medium density or the firm density version in either Standard, Queen, or King pillow sizes.
I hope this post has helped you find the hotel pillow you slept on by explaining the Clearfresh EcoSmart Pillow names and why there are so many names and versions. If you still have questions, give us a call or contact us.
by: Palmetto Linen