Hickory Springs to Open R&D Facility
August 22, 2011,
HICKORY, N.C.-Hickory Springs, the manufacturer of components for furniture and mattresses, will open a research-and-development facility here by December.
Measuring 30,000 square feet and titled the Corporate Innovation and Testing Center, the facility will have the majority of its space dedicated to controlled laboratories. These will be designed to test products for the automotive, commercial-transportation, health-care, government, telecommunications and home furnishings markets. It will also include showrooms and conference rooms where customers and vendors will work on new products, programs and services.