Tempur-Pedic changes name on Sealy deal

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Tempur-Pedic International Inc. said Thursday that shareholders have approved changing the company's name to Tempur Sealy International Inc.

The decision, made at the company's annual meeting, reflects its recent acquisition of fellow mattress maker Sealy Corp.

Tempur-Pedic completed the $228.6 million acquisition of Sealy on March 18.

The company's global corporate headquarters will be in Lexington, Ky., and its subsidiaries will continue with their existing names. The company will continue to trade on the NYSE under the symbol "TPX".

It also said that it is launching a new corporate website: www.tempursealy.com.