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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.


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.


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.


  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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