AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – March 19, 2014 – The USA’s largest independent materials and product qualification testing company, Element Materials Technology, will be exhibiting at this year’s International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) EXPO.

Element, whose clients supply medical, institutional and consumer markets with some of the most advanced sleep systems available, is a recognized leader in the market, with its laboratory based in St. Paul, MN, having last year become one of only two sites in the country approved to perform shipboard sleep system fire testing by The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA).

Experts from Element St. Paul, which specializes in anticipating and accommodating new tests for the mattress market, will be on hand to detail the latest regulations required by the sleep industry to delegates, ensuring that they can rest easy in the knowledge that all necessary certifications are covered. Attendees will be able to discover more about Element’s range of full-scale mattress durability and mattress performance testing capabilities, including Cornell evaluation, interface pressure imaging, rollator testing, impact squirm, flex test, buyer specification compliance, failure analysis, standard flammability and open flame compliance tests.

The only conference dedicated to the mattress industry, the event has already attracted a record number of exhibitors and will take place March 26-29th in New Orleans, LA. Element Materials Technology will be exhibiting at booth 1513. For more details, visit 

About Element: 
Element is a global network of laboratories with experts specializing in materials testing, product qualification testing and failure analysis for the Aerospace & Defense, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, and Transportation sectors. Their team of 1,450 scientists, engineers and technicians work in 41 laboratories located throughout the U.S. and Europe. For complete Accreditations & Approvals and more information, please visit 

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