American Textile Company Expands Leadership Team

Pittsburgh-based bedding manufacturer hires Erin Ickes to fill newly created role of In-House Counsel

Duquesne, PA, November 20, 2023 – Leading bedding manufacturer American Textile Company (ATC) announced today that Erin Ickes has joined the Company in the newly created role of In-House Counsel. Ickes will lead the execution and management of legal services and legal strategy for ATC including commercial contracting, risk management, intellectual property, corporate governance, and litigation management.

ATC CEO Lance Ruttenberg commented “Erin brings significant perspective and experience across a range of legal issues important to the Company. Over the last several years, ATC has expanded rapidly in both the US and abroad. This new role reflects our ongoing response to the need to expand our leadership team to address the growing complexity of our business.” He continued, “Erin’s professionalism, integrity, and leadership align to our own values, and we are excited to have her on the team.”

 Erin comes with deep experience providing legal advice and legal strategy to commercial leadership teams across a wide range of industries. Most recently she served as Senior Counsel at TeleTracking Technologies, and was previously with ServiceLink and EQT. Prior to her work as in-house counsel, Erin was an attorney at Steptoe & Johnson. Throughout her career, she has provided hands-on guidance and oversight on a broad range of legal issues.

In her new role, Erin will work closely with ATC’s senior leadership team as they execute an aggressive multi-year growth strategy. The Company is poised for significant gains as it expands its eCommerce capabilities, extends its sourcing strategy, and invests in digital transformation. The catalyst for this growth is its portfolio of premier national bedding brands including AllerEase® allergen barrier bedding, as well as Sealy® and Tempur-Pedic® licensed bedding accessories.

 About American Textile Company

Pittsburgh-based American Textile Company is a leading provider of performance sleep solutions to retail, eCommerce, hospitality, and other key channels. Its brand portfolio includes the No. 1 allergen bedding brand AllerEase®, the weighted blanket brand Tranquility™, the No. 1 overall mattress brand Sealy®, and the No. 1 premium mattress brand Tempur-Pedic®. It is also a strategic supplier of store brand bedding products to leading retailers across North America. American Textile Company is an equal opportunity employer: visit to learn more about our business, our people, and our commitment to the communities in which we operate.