Levolor

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Levolor (also doing business as Levolor Window Fashions) is a manufacturer of custom window blinds and shades,[1][2] stock blinds and shades.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1914 in Hoboken N.J by H.K Lorentzen, (1888–1974) a Danish immigrant as a Die cutter left stranded while he came from China. Considered the Henry Ford of the industry who introduced standardization, vertical integration, metal manufacturing and assembly lines concept [3] In 1993, Levolor was acquired by Newell (known today as Newell Brands).[4] In March 2016, Levolor was acquired by Hunter Douglas, another custom window blind manufacturer.

Locations[edit]

Levolor is headquartered in the Atlanta, GA corporate offices of Newell Rubbermaid and has operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China.[3] Consumers can purchase Levolor products from a number of major retailers including Home Depot, Lowe's, JC Penney's, RONA, and other independent dealers and stores.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Behind the blinds at Levolor, New York Times, Alison Leigh Cowan, 15 May 1988
  2. ^ BUSINESS PEOPLE; Levolor Gets New Head From an Air Courier, New York Times, 20 June 1988
  3. ^ a b "About Levolor". Archived from the original on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Our History - Newell Brands". Newell Brands. Retrieved 20 September 2017. 

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