A Fine HeritageBefore colour television was introduced and the world still saw things in shades of grey, a scientist in the UK named Mr. E.A. Murphy invented Dunlopillo latex in 1929. Thus began the rich history of Dunlopillo, and soon our first – and the world’s first – latex mattresses were made. Since then, our contribution to innovation has helped to bring comfort and support in sleep to the lives of millions.
Over time we built a reputation as one of the world’s best loved bedding brands and the leading manufacturer of latex, dedicated to providing high-quality sleep and comfort solutions for residential and commercial clientele. Through our pioneering spirit of excellence, we refined our technology to introduce numerous breakthroughs both within and outside the bedding industry.
Today Dunlopillo latex foam is in high demand for its enduring comfort, durable support and luxurious feel. Our discerning customers appreciate latex’s natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, ideal to rejuvenate and revitalise. After all, the better your nights, the better your days.
The Pioneering Years 1920s – 1940s
Our scientists invent the first latex foam of its kind, Dunlopillo Latex, so versatile it’s used for seat padding in various forms of transport.
We make the first latex mattresses that stay fresh and keep their shape without plumping or flipping. These prove to be a huge hit.
The Illustrious Years 1950s – 1970s
Our latex is used to make seats for Donald Champion’s record-breaking waterspeed craft, Bluebird and the UK’s Houses of Parliament.
Latex foam is proven to contain exceptionally high anti-bacterial properties by Dr. Theo Lammers from the Institute of Hygiene Gutenburg University*, making it the hygienic ideal for mattresses, superior to all other materials.
*Published in Deutsche Medizinische wochenschrift 1954
Dunlopillo Talalay Latex takes the world by storm as the superior mattress material: unsurpassed in comfort and support, exceptional durability, stays cool, and is the healthiest choice due to its high anti-bacterial and allergy-free properties.
Thanks to loyal customers, Dunlopillo becomes the world’s leading brand of Talalay Latex mattresses.
Dunlopillo UK Talalay Latex is proven by the Shirley Institute of Manchester to be doubly effective in killing bed bugs compared to interior spring core mattresses.
Dunlopillo is the first in Singapore to introduce the Individual Pocketed Spring system –inspired by one of nature’s smartest use of space, the honeycomb spring arrangement offers superior ergonomic support. In 1991, we are given the Queen’s Award for export achievement.
Research from the Department of Microbiology in the University of Leeds, UK confirms that Dunlopillo UK Talalay Latex is capable of killing 1010 bacteria cells.
Dunlopillo introduces several innovations:
- Space-age OUTLAST®, originally developed for NASA, used in our mattresses to moderate body temperature.
- Advanced Dunlopillo-Gel cushioning technology used in hospital mattresses to offer patients pressure relief, spinal alignment and back support.
- Highly anti-bacterial Silpure that covers our mattresses to give extra protection.
Pioneering nanosilver technology in latex, Dunlopillo Talasilver provides unsurpassed comfort, prohibits bacterial growth, stays cool and is allergy-free.