Friday, November 22, 2013
Largest mattress: Dolidol Maroc sets world record record (VIDEO)
CASABLANCA, Maroc -- On the occasion of the celebration of its 40 years of existence, Dolidol, company of Palmeraie Holding Group and leading Moroccan operator in the furniture and bedding sector, has set the world record for the largest mattress ever; the giant mattress measures measures 20 meters in length to 16 meters wide and 1.4 meters tall and weighs 11 tons, according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: The World's Largest Mattress measures 20 meters in length to 16 meters wide and 1.4 meters tall and weighs 11 tons. It can accommodate more than 200 people lying, required 1,600 hours of work. It was designed Dolidol's R&D center before moving to the production stage. The matress production required the use of 8 tons of foam, 45 km of steel wire for springs, 320 m2 of felt plates and 1500 m2 of fabric and 160 m of ribbon, as well as 1 ton of polyester. Photo: Sife El Amine (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the largest human mattress dominoes was achieved by 850 participants (all USA), at an event organised by La Quinta Inns & Suites, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the tallest stack of mattresses; it measured is 4.14 m (13 ft 6 in) tall and was created by the Mattress Firm (USA) on 1 October 2011 at the Texas State Fair, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The world record was set at Dolidol's factory of Dar Bouazza in the presence of partners and employees of the Group.
The World's Largest Mattress can accommodate more than 200 people lying, required 1,600 hours of work. It was designed Dolidol's R&D center before moving to the production stage.
The production of the Largest Mattress in the World required the use of 8 tons of foam, 45 km of steel wire for springs, 320 m2 of felt plates and 1500 m2 of fabric and 160 m of ribbon, as well as 1 ton of polyester.
Photo: On behalf of the World Record Academy, the world's largest certifying organization, the new record was verified & certified 'on-the-spot' by Ms Nadia Idlouali (left), a Casablanca-based attorney-at-law. (enlarge photo)
"We are proud to crown the celebration of our 40th anniversary with a major event that will remain in everyone's minds," said Saad Berrada Sounni, Co-Chairman of Palmeraie Holding and President of Dolidol.
"This world record, by the size of the mattress as well as through the involvement of employees who made it possible, perfectly symbolizes the values of innovation, performance, and expertise that have guided the development of Dolidol all these years. "
All components of the mattress will be recycled in Dolidol's the process of quality, safety, environment.
Major player in the national economy, Dolidol actively involved in the creation of wealth and exploitation of Moroccan craftsmanship.
Link: Dolidol Maroc
The company is the source of 1,400 direct jobs. It has a fleet of 110 trucks plying daily the Kingdom distributing its products through 8 regional offices, 10 specialty stores and a network of nearly 800 dealers for sales of nearly 900 million dirhams.
Dolidol also distributes its products internationally.The ISO 9001 / 2008 version obtained by Dolidol ensures compliance of its processes to the highest standards.
Pre-registration & Approval: May 2013
Application received: November 22, 2013
Record listed: November 22, 2013
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