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Piana Technology partners with Covenant House Georgia to provide young people in Georgia with a comfortable place to hang out

Innovation powerhouse donates E/SMART™ mattress toppers to cool dormitories for homeless and trafficked youth.

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., July 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Piano Technologythe 439-year-old textile company known for its innovations in fibers and nonwoven textiles, is donating 117 mattress toppers to Georgia Covenant House, a non-profit organization that provides shelter, food and immediate crisis care to youth who are homeless and escaping trafficking. This charitable contribution follows Covenant House’s 50th anniversary celebration and comes at the end of Pride Month, amplifying the organization’s much-needed services and long-term commitment to our most vulnerable populations. Piana Technology hopes that the renewed mattress toppers, powered by E/SMART™ Fiber technology, will provide exceptional sleep quality for young people who have been displaced.

Piana’s E/SMART™ mattresses are a technological feat; non-toxic and odorless with reduced weight, superior resistance to compression and heat and part of the Piana E/SMART™ ecosystem. At the end of their life, these mattress toppers can be 100% salvaged, molded with the latest bedding technology, and reintroduced to a new generation of young people in Covenant House Georgia at their most urgent need.

“We are very grateful for this donation to refresh and renew the rooms available for young people in need,” said Dr. Alie Redd, executive director of Covenant House Georgia. “Beyond the immediate need, we’re excited about the renewable future of these mattress toppers in Piana’s circular pattern. They’ll provide a great night’s sleep for decades.”

“Everyone deserves a safe and comfortable place to sleep,” said Andrea Piana, CEO of Piana Technology. “Community engagement is a fundamental part of who we are. It’s not enough to simply create technological advancements for those who can afford the luxury, we must also offer resources where we can have the greatest impact. in our communities.”

Partnership is key to establishing the future that Piana Technology is heading towards; a vision of people, planet and purpose. Piana’s responsibility is the creation of sustainable and empathetic solutions within an ever-improving circular economy. Creating accessible technology moves the needle on important issues, as the world we envision becomes increasingly accessible.

About Piana Technology:
The roots of the Piana family began in the textile business in 1582 in Biella, Italy before evolving to develop new solutions in its industry, starting with traditional textile dyeing in 1950 and opening their first American factory in Cartersville, Georgia in 1995. Today, Piana Technology is a multinational company tackling common problems with uncommon solutions with nonwovens, digital printing and fiber treatments. Piana manufactures the technology behind many everyday consumer products, from automotive to furniture, replacing conventional materials with socially and environmentally responsible technologies.

About Covenant House:
Covenant House Georgia is an affiliate of Covenant House International, the largest privately funded nonprofit service organization serving homeless youth in the Americas. Covenant House Georgia provided food, shelter, counseling, education and job training to homeless, runaway and trafficked youth in the Greater Atlanta area since 2000. For more information on special events, accomplishments, services, and volunteer opportunities, please visit the Covenant House Georgia website at www.covenanthousega.org or contact us at 404.589.0163.

SOURCE Piana Technology