Dacula, Georgia -- Robert Duffy has become the executive director of CertiPUR-US a polyurethane certification programme.
Duffy has many years experience in the US polyurethane industry working at Olin, Union Carbide and Arco before becoming a consultant troubleshooting slabstock foam and carpet backing.
He succeeds Doug Sullivan, who has retired.
A total of 20 US foam producers make 70 products that meet the CertiPUR-US testing protocols.
A national publicity campaign to promote the certificate and aimed at bedding buyers is being planned, said the US Alliance of Flexible Polyurethane Foam Inc, which backs the programme.