October 19, 2011

Hunter Douglas has promoted Norm Malone, previously VP corporate marketing programs, to VP sales and marketing for the Hunter Douglas Fabrication Division. He will report to Randy Liken, president of the Fabrication Division.  

October 11, 2011

Window Expressions, the Elkhart, Ind., manufacturer and distributor of commercial and residential window coverings and drapery, has announced that Melissa Ramey has been hired to fill its newly created position of product/market sales specialist. Window Expressions and its sister company, United Shade, are affiliates of the Dicor Corp.

April 21, 2011

Blind manufacturers and consumer advocates don't see eye-to-eye when it comes to blinds and child safety, according to an article in Thursday's New York Times.

March 24, 2011

Online window treatment retailer Blinds Chalet released its list of "Top Five Window Treatments for Spring."

The common thread for the top five is glare reduction that can contribute to more energy-efficient homes.

The top five window treatments for spring, along with descriptions from Gilbert, Ariz.-based Blind Chalet, are:

March 18, 2011

Houston-based Quanex Building Products Corp. has agreed to purchase Edgetech I.G., a maker of warm edge insulating glass spacer systems for window and door customers in North America and abroad. The all-cash transaction, valued at $107 million, is expected to close on April 1.

January 28, 2011

With child safety in mind, Blinds Chalet is promoting free retrofit kits available through the Window Covering Safety Council. 

“Children’s safety is a top priority for Blinds Chalet,” said Chris Stanley of Blinds Chalet. “Every year we do our best to educate parents and parents-to-be about the need for cordless blinds in baby and children’s rooms, as well as play rooms."

Cordless blinds safety awareness also applies to pets.

November 30, 2010

Lowe’s has decided to join the voluntary recall of Roman shades and roll-up blinds, which...

September 27, 2010

Blinds Chalet is now offering MLB Window Shades roller shades, with colors and logos of...

November 30, 2008

United States market demand for windows and doors is expected to reach $40 billion in...

October 5, 2008

Pro dealer Augie Venezia, president of California-based Fairfax Lumber & Hardware, says the days of...

June 17, 2008

Hunter Douglas plans to transfer Acme’s fabrication operations to Hunter Douglas Fabrication in Cumberland, Md....

June 3, 2008

The inner cord of the blinds was found to pose a danger to children when...

November 18, 2007

One of the aftereffects of Hurricane Katrina has been a rush of new building codes...

September 23, 2007

Replacement windows, unlike many other remodeling materials—faucets, paint colors, decorative hardware and appliances—tend not to...

September 17, 2007

Replacement windows, unlike many other remodeling materials -- faucets, paint colors, decorative hardware and appliances...

August 5, 2007

About 140,000 “Basic Blindz” were manufactured in China....