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Somfy to acquire Italian autom...

Somfy has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Italian automation specialist Teleco Automation; a move expected to drive the growth of the consolidated group’s connected outdoor solutions offering.
An agreement was signed on 24 February 2022 for Somfy’s acquisition of a 75% stake... READ MORE

Trade shows back in person wit...

After a two-year hiatus, the International Window Coverings Expo (IWCE) returned in April in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA with a large turnout of visitors and exhibitors including a number of Australians.
Show producer Grace McNamara said the show enjoyed the highest attendance in more than 10... READ MORE

Shaw expands New Zealand HQ

Shaw Performance Products has relocated to a new site to accommodate increasing footprint in New Zealand.
Shaw New Zealand has relocated to new, larger premises, offering expanded floor space and ceiling... READ MORE

Australian made outdoor living...

The 100% Australian made Shadecube system is attracting attention in the market, as a reliable product uniquely designed for outdoor living.
Shadecube is promoted throughout Australia and New Zealand by Scott Free (Aust) and Challenger United.... READ MORE

Somfy adds Sonesse 40 RS485 to...

Somfy has launched the Sonesse 40 RS485 motor for narrow interior window applications.
The intelligent motor, controlled and monitored via Somfy Digital Network solutions, streamlines programming and installation... READ MORE

Porter & Stone available ...

Charles Parsons Homewares has secured the exclusive Australia and New Zealand distribution rights to UK curtain and upholstery fabrics supplier Porter & Stone.
Family owned Porter & Stone is known for “exquisite designs” and high-end products, which are... READ MORE

Boardwalk Shutters wound up, c...

WA-based window coverings company Tod Shutters Pty Ltd, trading under the retail brand Boardwalk Shutters, has been wound up after a creditors’ meeting.
The business, a wholly owned Australian venture supplying internal and external plantation shutters in Perth... READ MORE

Luxsol opens Sydney shutter ma...

Shutter manufacturer Luxsol has opened a factory and office in Sydney.
A new entrant to the Australian market, Luxsol’s overseas parent company has been manufacturing shutters... READ MORE

Sanctuary with light filtering...

Texstyle has released Sanctuary light filtering fabric as a coordinating addition to the existing Texstyle Sanctuary Blockout Collection.
“Inspired by the organic textures of nature, the Sanctuary range features 11 colour-matched blockout/light filtering... READ MORE

Somfy revamps Retail Expert Pa...

Somfy’s Retail Expert Partnership Program is undergoing a revamp, including a new look and a move towards a global network of Somfy ambassadors.
Somfy’s Expert Retail Network has over 250 members locally and close to 3,000 worldwide, covering... READ MORE
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