Our History

Jamison historyFounded in 1883, Jamison Bedding’s commitment to excellence has helped it grow into one of the largest and most respected bedding manufacturers in the United States. For over 130 years we have been manufacturing the finest quality bedding available anywhere in the world. The Jamison philosophy is simple — handcrafted, unique products at superior prices with unsurpassed service.

1875

Robert D. Jamison opens furniture store in Nashville, TN

1883

Robert D. Jamison starts making mattresses on bank of Cumberland River in Nashville, TN

1890

Jamison Starts supplying the hospitality market

1925

Henry D. Jamison Sr. becomes President

1940

Advent of WWII – company grows by supplying mattresses for U.S. Government

1950

Henry D. Jamison Jr. becomes President

1959

Purchases Anchor Spring Bedding Co. & merges sales & manufacturing into Nashville facility

1960

Purchases manufacturing facility in Albany, GA to serve the southernmost states

1966

Jamison starts its long partnership with Marriott which is still going strong today

1972

Henry D. Jamison III becomes President

1975

Jamison franchises to be a Serta licensee in state of TN

1976

Jamison became one of the largest sofa sleeper manufacturers in U.S. and supplier to Sears Roebuck Co.

1983

Jamison celebrates its 100th Anniversary with the then Senator Al Gore honoring the company

1986

Great Great Grandson of founder, Frank Gorrell III, son of Betty Jamison Gorrell becomes President

1987

Opened new manufacturing facility in Gallatin, TN

1991

Closed sofa sleeper division to focus on mattress manufacturing and sales & marketing

1998

Opened hospitality plant in Nashville, TN to exclusively serve the hospitality market

2000

Purchased factory in Lake Havasu, AZ—opened manufacturing operations to serve west coast of U.S.

2001

Jamison becomes exclusive licensee for Hypnos in the United States

2008

Celebrated 125th Anniversary in mattress manufacturing business

2014

Jamison was acquired by Solstice Sleep Products