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Somfy opens virtual showroom

Somfy has opened a virtual showroom targeting end-users.
“As a global leader, Somfy has always been proactive in developing innovative solutions that take... READ MORE

Wilson Fabrics now Greenguard ...

Wilson Fabrics has gained Greenguard accreditation, signifying the company’s commitment to emissions and pollution reduction.
Peta Fitzgibbon, Wilson Fabrics General Manager, told WFA; “We take our responsibility seriously, to source... READ MORE

New roller blind system from S...

Scott Free has released Ultra 2.0, which it describes as offering a more comprehensive suite of components for roller blinds.
“We have re-released our system and it now encompasses more flexibility in the one system.... READ MORE

Helpful installation app from ...

Somfy has launched Help Me, a new app to support installers.
“At Somfy, we’re committed to bringing our customers product innovation, quality assurance, and systems for... READ MORE

Acquisition sets industry stal...

The Curtain Hardware Company and Trax West have been sold to Curtain Hardware Australia, part of Venture Growth Partners (VGP), a growth investment firm.
Collectively the VGP team have advised, owned and operated hundreds of small businesses ranging from... READ MORE

Korean window coverings compan...

On 8 June 2021 South Korean companies Nakyung Co., Ltd. and Alkenz Co., Ltd. merged to form a single company, NK Alkenz Co., Ltd.
Founded in 2007, Nakyung is described as “an active and innovative company under the Anywin... READ MORE

Norman Australia opens Sydney ...

Norman has opened a third eastern state showroom, this time in Frenchs Forest, Sydney.
Steve Payne, Marketing Manager - Norman Australia said the new showroom opening in Sydney, completes... READ MORE

New factory means new chapter ...

Sydney manufacturer Dalekit Awnings has purchased 7000 square metres of manufacturing space to support plans for the expansion and re-focus of its business.
Director and co-owner Joe Pajeska told WFA Dalekit Awnings had evolved over the years from... READ MORE

Scott Free to distribute Ultra...

Scott Free has secured the distributorship of Ultracut Industries machinery in Queensland and Northern NSW.
“Scott Free is now entering a new and exciting phase in our ability to help... READ MORE

BMAA pursues National Construc...

Changes made to the National Construction Code (NCC) in 2018 that saw an exemption clause for awnings and blinds relating to fire regulations deleted, remain in the spotlight of the Blind Manufacturers Association of Australia (BMAA), as deadlines for alterations of the NCC 2022 approach.
The changes made in 2018 mean that technically any blind or awning fitted to any... READ MORE
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