All posts for the month December, 2011

what is latex? how do they use it in the production of mattresses

Published December 15, 2011 by lifeschoolers

What is latex?

In its pure form, the latex is the milky white liquid that is pumped from the trunks of mature kaoutsoukodendron (heveabrasiliensis).

The Talalay manufacturing process

Specific quantity of light foam latex is poured into a large mold-fixed frame so as to fill only part of the mold. The lid is sealed and the latex spread into the void and fills the entire mold. Once the latex fill the mold, it begins to “stand” and not to deflate reduce the temperature to -30 , the C, the latex is cooled and accumulated / set.

At this stage, carbon dioxide diocheteftai to latex and the temperature rises to 115a , so the latex to solidify Vulcanising and then the lid of the mold automatically opens and the product depart from the mold and placed in a rolling belt. The / latex sheet or pillow latex passes from the first cylinder / mill wash to rinse any residue from detergents and dirt and after chassis styfti (mangle) to strangichthei the water.

Then the product moves down a tumbler system before arriving at the station of physical examination. Each piece of latex is controlled separately to ensure that it meets the specifications required density and hardness before being placed on the purchase or conversion of a bed or pillow.

The advantages of the mattress Dunlopillo

  • Resistant to support long
  • Follow and adapted to the contour of your body to provide maximum comfort and support back
  • With good ventilation disperses moisture keeping the body cool, dry layer
  • The production process ensures that Talalay Dunlopillo Dunlopillo latex foam is open cell (opencell), maximizing the ability of the material to breathe (breathability) and giving the best performance over the Memoryfoam.
  • Latex is hypoallergenic and antimicrobial properties inhibit the growth of microbes, fungi and house dust mites, so it’s perfect and perfectly safe for people suffering from respiratory problems
  • Latex mattresses do not need spin or shaking because there are fillings that can grompaliasoun or sit
  • It is silent, so the mattress does not creak during sleep.
  • Independent support means you can turn without disturbing your partner
  • They offer a range of options for comfort, looks and storage
  • The Dunlopillo is an internationally recognized and trusted name you can trust after having gained 80 years.

5 Year Warranty

The 5 year warranty on all products, mattresses and sleep products, offering even more carefree. Through retail distribution, the Dunlopillo over the period of five years from the date of purchase, as appropriate and discretion, will repair or replace without charge any product or part of a product that ellattomatiko hardware failure or poor quality construction .

5 to 10 Years warranty

For a further period of five years and up to ten years from the date of purchase, the company will pay off the current retail price for replacement of the existing product.



media Strom Store Locations Near you

Published December 15, 2011 by lifeschoolers


A store Media Strom is surely near you!

The Media Strom sure to constantly expand branch network in Greece, to come closer. Already operating 60 stores!
created the most modern and impressive network of stores in Europe, so the design and concept of network in general to win the award for Best Concept Redesign the Franchise Award 2010!

Your visit to one of the branches of Media Strom is a unique, yet pleasant experience, because here you will find a warm and friendly environment with experienced staff who willingly and smile will help you plan the perfect sleeping environment for you !

For one thing sure: if you do not find here the perfect mattress that will satisfy demanding in terms of quality, feel and price will not find it anywhere!

Published December 15, 2011 by lifeschoolers

In the past, sleep was quite often ignored by doctors and surrounded just by myths, but now we are beginning to understand the importance of sleep to all-around health and well-being. In truth, when people get as few as 6 or 7 hours of sleep every night, their risk with regard to developing diseases begins to increase.
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1. Sleep Keeps Your Heart Healthy
Heart attacks and strokes are more common during earlier morning hours. This fact may be explained by the way sleep interacts with the blood vessels. Lack of sleep has been with worsening of our blood pressure and cholesterol, all risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Your heart are going to be healthier if you get between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night.

2. Sleep May Prevent Cancer
People working this late shift possess a higher risk with regard to breast and intestinal tract cancer. More Info

6. Sleep Bolsters Your Remembrance
Researchers do not know why we sleeping and dream, but an activity called memory consolidation occurs throughout sleep. While your body may very well be resting, your brain is busy processing your day, making connections between events, sensory input, feelings and memory. Your dreams together with deep sleep are a significant time for your brain to make memories and links. Getting more quality sleep will help you remember and approach things better.
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7. Sleep May help You Lose Body fat
Researchers have also found that people who sleep lower than seven hours per night are more likely to be overweight and also obese. It is thought that the issue of sleep impacts the balance of hormones in the body that affect desires for food. The hormones ghrelin and leptin, important for any regulation of appetite, have been found being disrupted by a sleep disorder. So if you are interested in controlling or reducing your weight, don’t forget to pay attention to getting a good night’s sleep.
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8. Naps Make you Smarter
Napping in daytime is not only an effective and refreshing alternative to caffeine, it may well protect your health and make you much more productive. A study of 24, 000 Greek adults showed that people who napped repetitions a week had a lower risk for dying from cardiovascular disease. People who nap at work have much lower levels of stress. Napping additionally improves memory, cognitive purpose and mood.
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9. Sleep May Reduce your Risk for Depression
Sleep impacts many of the chemicals in your system, including serotonin. People with a deficiency in serotonin are more likely to suffer from unhappiness. You can help to prevent depression by making sure you are getting the right amount involving sleep, between 7 and 9 hours every night.
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10. Sleep Helps your system Make Repairs
Sleep is a time for your body to repair damage brought on by stress, ultraviolet rays and other harmful exposures. Your cells produce more protein whilst you’re sleeping. These protein molecules form the inspiration for cells, allowing them to repair damage.

Author Name: Guy Kelley

Author Bio:
born and raised in Greece where my father grew up and adore to ride horses but it’s extremely tough when living inside city.



The Secret Art Of Sleep

Published December 13, 2011 by lifeschoolers

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It is very important to pay particular attention to the selection of baby mattress, as the baby passes daily over 20 hours lying . Also note that the mattress will accommodate your baby until the age of 4-5 years, a period that his body is growing rapidly. For this reason, follow our advice to choose your baby the proper layer, which will offer a comfortable nights sleep and support the proper development of the vertebral column. 


  • 1 The mattress should be new.
    Never use the last layer of your baby or layer that you borrow from your friend or relative. The old mattress posed serious risks to your child’s health, and research has identified that may account for the sudden death syndrome (SIDS).
  • 2

    Trust a reputable company.
    A specialist firm mattress knows the specific needs of each age. So, you’re sure to give your baby the best possible terms orthopedikotitas, hygiene and comfort.

  • 3

    The baby mattress should provide comfort:
    the right mattress should adapt and “following” the contours of the body of the baby, without pressing.

  • 4

    The baby mattress should provide support:
    the right mattress should support the spine of your baby by offering a quality sleep.

  • 5

    The baby mattress should give you the feeling in her arms:
    a proper mattress should gently hug your baby, giving the feeling of relaxation.

  • 6

    The baby mattress should be made ​​from selected and tested materials.
    The material of the layer should be environmentally friendly and sensitive baby skin. Avoid materials that “breathe.” Especially the fabric of the mattress should be allergy, with special treatment anti-acarea, to prevent the growth of dust mites and other micro-organisms responsible for causing allergies and breathing problems.

  • 7

    Make sure the mattress has the correct dimensions.
    If, between the mattress and the crib, no space, enough to fit two fingers, there is a risk that your baby can become trapped. So, make sure to fit snugly in the crib, even if that means it will be hard to change sheets. priority is the safety of your baby!

  • 8

    The right baby mattress should be combined with proper conditions of sleep.
    Do not overheat the baby’s room, because the high temperature can cause discomfort. Koimiste your baby on your back or side and pay attention to the bedding. There should be very fluffy and create many aspects because it can trap baby. Avoid using a pillow!


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media Strom New Store Concept

Published December 13, 2011 by lifeschoolers

Media Strom New Store Concept
Our main Objectives for the re-design were:
1. To create a “wellness “ atmosphere and to stress the
importance of Sleep
2. To offer the visitor a unique shopping experience
3. To Act as a selling tool for the sales advisor
4. To harmonize the appearance of all stores
5. To differentiate us from the competition



Our New Factory: A gem in worldwide industry!

Published December 13, 2011 by lifeschoolers

Our New Factory: A gem
in worldwide industry!

Media Strom
• Experienced field partners, machinery
manufacturers and raw material
producers from abroad, that have
visited our new facilities, are excited
with this unique achievement in the
international mattress production
industry and they speak with
“I’ m 30 years in the business now and
did visit a lot of mattress manufacturers
around the world.
Media Strom is one of the most modern and
efficient mattress factories I have seen”
Kurt Ruegg, Sales Manager, Spühl [Spühl is an
international top spring-producing machinery
manufacturer]Our New Factory: A gem
in worldwide industry!
“I was very honored by the fact that you have
decided to show me your production facilities,
which has very much resemblance to a pharmacy
In its organization and cleanliness”
Sebastian Mândroc, External Sales Manager,Deslee
Clama [DesleeClama is one of the most innovative,
high quality fabrics producer in the world]
“It was really wonderful to get to know your new
plant. Congratulations once again! It’s an example
for our industry, and a breath of fresh air, as we live
in such difficult times…” – Pedro Saraiva, External
Sales Manager, Flexitex [Flexitex is one of the largest
mattress fabric producing industries in Europe].Our R &D Department
Εταιρική Παρουσίαση
• Unique R &D Department in Greece
• An experienced team constantly works to improve our existing products and
to design new ones, monitoring the latest developments and trends in the
worldwide market.
• Our aim is to provide best value for money products



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Production Facilities & Infrastructure

Published December 13, 2011 by lifeschoolers

media Strom Production Facilities & Infrastructure • We have made one of our dreams come true and so it is with pleasure and honor that we present to you our new factory, a leading factory in Europe and one of the most sophisticated in the world!!! 17Production Facilities & Infrastructure MAIN STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES: 1. To Increase production capacity (1,200 mattresses per shift) 2. To manufacture products of high quality and hygiene. 3. To operate with respect towards its employees and the natural environment. 4. To create the conditions for future expansion and Exports   media strom 18PRODUCTION FACILITIES & Top Engineering Equipment • In Media Strom’s new factory, we have established a unique production line of mattresses, with the best machinery from around the world, operating under the supervision of our specialized personnel. • This helped us to improve even further the already high quality of products ! 19PRODUCTION FACILITIES & INFRASTRUCTURE • Our New Factory gives us a huge competitive advantage and it is by itself a very strong reason for a consumer or a wholesaler to choose our company and our products! • Inviting end users to visit our new plant has been accepted with great enthusiasm, because it shows transparency in production & raw materials find website host