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Celebrating 30 Years of Innova...

For over three decades, Goodearl + Bailey (G+B) has been a trusted distributor of Dickson Fabrics in the Australian market.
Clare Corban from G+B says that this enduring partnership has not only stood the test... READ MORE

DIY Blinds’ new CEO to drive...

DIY Blinds, a leading ecommerce retailer in the window furnishings industry, has appointed Peter Mitchley-Hughes as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Co-founder Evan Montero will take on the role of Chief Growth Officer, and co-founder Liam... READ MORE

Hunter Douglas welcomes new Ma...

Hunter Douglas has appointed Steve Saboune as its new Australian Managing Director - Residential. Steve Saboune brings over two decades of leadership to the role, while journey into the window furnishings sector began in early 2021, through the acquisition and consolidation of several independent businesses into Curtain Hardware Australia, which was later acquired by Hunter Douglas in 2023.
Reflecting on his appointment, Saboune commented: “Following 20 plus years of leadership experience, I found... READ MORE

Somfy joins forces with Netatm...

Somfy and smart home technology specialist Netatmo have joined forces to offer optimal thermal comfort for end users.
“With heatwaves becoming more intense and Australian summers lasting longer every year, homes will have... READ MORE

BMAA joins Australian Made Cam...

The Blind Manufacturers’ Association of Australia (BMAA) has joined the Australian Made Campaign (AMCL) as its newest Industry Partner.
Representing the interests of manufacturers and retailers in the window furnishings industry, BMAA serves as... READ MORE

New Eclipse waterproof sunscre...

Texstyle has released the Eclipse Collection – a durable, waterproof sunscreen fabric.
Eclipse is a 100% blockout fabric produced with traditional sunscreen manufacturing methods. This durable, waterproof... READ MORE

Ricky Richards releases unique...

Ricky Richards has released Outlook Zero Stripes, the only striped visual blockout mesh in Australia.
“The team at Ricky are extremely excited to announce Outlook Zero Stripes; a mesh designed... READ MORE

WincovER program tick off mile...

In an in-depth presentation made to members, Robert Mayer, the Director of the Blind Manufacturers Association of Australia (BMAA), shed light on the latest achievements and future plans of the BMAA Energy Rating Scheme. This scheme, which has now completed energy ratings for over 70 products, is a critical part of BMAA’s efforts in promoting energy efficiency in the building industry.
“The completion of energy ratings for such a diverse range of products marks a significant... READ MORE

Key acquisitions boost Couliss...

Coulisse has acquired Lienesch International BV in Haaksbergen, the Netherlands and Sensuna GmbH in Plauen, Germany.
Effective 1 January, the takeovers will strengthen Coulisse’s global position in the field of honeycomb... READ MORE

Somfy takes a leap forward wit...

Somfy has announced the upcoming release of its new smart shading solution range featuring Zigbee 3.0 technology.
Zigbee 3.0 is the wireless communication protocol widely used in home automation.Somfy motors integrate seamlessly... READ MORE
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