Headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Hunter Douglas was originally founded in 1919 in Düsseldorf, Germany and has developed into a worldwide operating group of companies that is publicly traded on the New York and Amsterdam stock exchange. The Group mainly engages in the manufacturing, marketing and service of window covering products and architectural products. Products are sold under different brand names, of which the best known are Hunter Douglas® ,LUXAFLEX®,Luxalon® and NBK Terracotta®. As of the end of 2017, Hunter Douglas was comprised of 130 subsidiaries and 50 production plants with and its products are sold in more than 100 countries. The Group manages its business units through five regional headquarters , in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia and Australia.
Asia is a key market for the Hunter Douglas Group. Since 1979 when it started its first operation in Malaysia, Hunter Douglas successively established company-owned sales offices, assembly operations, as well as accredited licensees in more than 10 Asian countries and built a complete industrial layout and marketing network. The regional head office is now in Shanghai, China. Hunter Douglas Asia operates in two divisions. Architectural, covering metal ceilings, Techstyle ceilings, metal facades, architectural sun control and architectural terracotta. The Division of Window Covering Products offers a wide range of decorative blinds as well as solar protection products, catering both to the residential and commercial market. For more than 20 years now the advanced products, service systems and marketing philosophies introduced in Asia have led the development trends of industries. Products of Hunter Douglas are widely used in key projects, throughout the fields of transportation, commercial offices, government, public and industrial buildings.
In the future Hunter Douglas will expand its investments in the development of new products and production technologies throughout the Asian region .