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Oct 01, 2014, 14:06 ET
Hunter Douglas Duette(R) Architella(R) honeycomb shades with the LiteRise(R) cordless lifting system. (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas Inc.)

October Marks 12th Annual Window Covering Safety Month

This October, the window covering industry, with the support of the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission is celebrating the 12th annual Window...

Jul 09, 2014, 10:38 ET
Hunter Douglas Sweeps WCMA Awards: Heritance(R) Hardwood Shutters Named Product of the Year (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas)

Hunter Douglas Receives Product of the Year Award

For the 19th consecutive year, Hunter Douglas has won more awards than any other company in the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA)...

Dec 18, 2013, 11:14 ET
Hunter Douglas announced that it has donated a total of $200,000 to the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a global humanitarian organization, to help all those in need following Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the central Philippines last month.  Marv Hopkins, Hunter Douglas President and CEO, presented the check to John Keys, Senior Vice President of Programs for the IRC. From left to right, Gordon Khan, Hunter Douglas SVP and CFO; Marv Hopkins, Hunter Douglas President and CEO; John Keys, IRC's SVP of Programs; and Mindy Fabrikant, Hunter Douglas VP of Corporate Human Resources.  (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas Inc.)

Hunter Douglas Donates $200,000 To Philippines Relief

 Hunter Douglas Inc., the leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window fashions in North America, announced that it has donated a total...

Dec 10, 2013, 11:42 ET
Ron Kass has been promoted to President and COO of Hunter Douglas North America, effective January 1, 2014.  (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas)

Hunter Douglas Promotes Ron Kass To President And COO

 Marv Hopkins, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hunter Douglas North America, the leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window...

Nov 15, 2013, 10:10 ET
Hunter Douglas announced that it has donated a total of $350,000 to two nonprofits - the Foothills Flood Relief Fund, initiated by Foothills United Way, and Team Rubicon, a veteran service organization - to help relieve the suffering and aid the recovery of those most in need following the sustained and historic catastrophic flooding in Colorado.  Marv Hopkins, Hunter Douglas President and CEO, presented the check to Mimi Vilord, President and CEO, United Way of Rockland County, N.Y., and Team Rubicon Co-Founder William McNulty. From left to right, Gordon Khan, Hunter Douglas SVP and CFO; Mimi Vilord; Marv Hopkins; William McNulty; and Mindy Fabrikant, Hunter Douglas VP of Corporate Human Resources.  (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas)

Hunter Douglas Donates $350,000 To Colorado Flood Relief

 Hunter Douglas, the leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window fashions in North America, announced that it has donated a total of...

Sep 27, 2013, 15:22 ET
October is Window Covering Safety Month. Every Hunter Douglas product line has one or more options that make it especially appropriate for homes with young children.  In fact, the window fashions leader has consistently been at the forefront of the industry with regard to innovating alternative lifting systems that enhance the safety of its window coverings as well as building consumer awareness of window covering safety.  Hunter Douglas Silhouette(R) shadings with the LiteRise(R) cordless lifting system are an optimal choice for enhanced child safety as there are absolutely no tapes or cords running through the product.  (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas)

Window Covering Safety Month Marks 10th Anniversary In October

In 2003, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Window Covering Safety Council, which includes Hunter Douglas, the leading name...

Apr 11, 2013, 10:02 ET
Hunter Douglas Sweeps WCMA Awards: Platinum(TM) App Named Product of the Year.  (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas)

Hunter Douglas Wins Most Awards Ever In Esteemed WCMA Product Competition

 For the 18th consecutive year Hunter Douglas has won more awards than any other company in the Window Covering Manufacturers Association...

Mar 27, 2013, 11:38 ET

Hunter Douglas Named Window Covering Brand Of The Year In 2013 Harris Poll EquiTrend

Quality, familiarity and purchase consideration.  These are the key factors that go into ranking companies on consumer brand equity in the...

Feb 27, 2013, 11:15 ET
Consumers can save on their energy bills and their taxes with Duette(R) shades from Hunter Douglas.  The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 has reinstated federal tax credits of up to $500 on select energy-efficient products.  Duette(R) Architella(R) honeycomb shades are among those products, and with the exciting array of fabrics, colors and textures offered, one of the most beautiful.  They are the only window shades without add-on insulation systems to qualify for the credit.  (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas)

Federal Energy Tax Credits Reinstated For 2012-2013

 On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, which reinstated for 2012-2013 the Federal Tax...

Dec 20, 2012, 16:20 ET
Hunter Douglas announced that it has donated a total of $425,000 to two nonprofits - The New York Times Neediest Cases Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort and Team Rubicon - to help relieve the suffering and aid the recovery of those most in need following Hurricane Sandy.  President and CEO Marv Hopkins presented the check to Desiree Dancy, VP of The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund, and Team Rubicon Co-Founders Jake Wood, President, and William McNulty, VP.  From left to right, Gordon Khan, Hunter Douglas SVP and CFO; Desiree Dancy; Marv Hopkins; William McNulty; Jake Wood; Mindy Fabrikant, Hunter Douglas VP of Corporate Human Resources.  (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas Inc.)

Hunter Douglas Donates $425,000 to Hurricane Sandy Relief & Recovery

 Hunter Douglas, the leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window fashions in North America, announced that it has donated a total of...

Nov 09, 2012, 15:43 ET

Hunter Douglas Announces Donation to Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery Efforts

 In immediate response to the unprecedented destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast and particularly in the New York tri-state...

Sep 27, 2012, 12:39 ET

Hunter Douglas Supports Window Covering Safety Month

 To enhance adult awareness of the potential dangers posed to young children by window treatments with cords, October has been designated...

Apr 19, 2012, 15:32 ET

Hunter Douglas Tops WCMA Product Awards For 17th Consecutive Year

 Innovation, quality, functionality, beauty and style. The newest products from window fashions leader Hunter Douglas have it all,...

Feb 15, 2012, 15:08 ET
Hunter Douglas Introduces New iPad App.  (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas, Inc.)

Hunter Douglas Introduces New iPad App

Imagination is important, but consumers will now have to use less of it when dressing their windows. Hunter Douglas, the leading name in custom...

Apr 22, 2011, 13:00 ET

Celebrate Earth Day - Green Your Windows with Hunter Douglas

With Tax Day behind us, it's time to recognize Earth Day on Friday, April 22.  It's an occasion when more and more people are considering how...

Feb 15, 2011, 13:47 ET
Consumers have the opportunity to save on their energy bills and their taxes with Duette(R) Architella(R) honeycomb shades from Hunter Douglas.  Federal tax credits for energy-efficient products are available for 10 percent of the cost of most Duette Architella shades, up to a maximum of $500 in total.  Featuring a highly insulating honeycomb-within-a-honeycomb structure, Duette Architella shades are the first and only window shade to qualify for the tax credit without add-on insulation systems.  Homeowners should check the Manufacturer's Certification Statement at hunterdouglas.com/taxcredit for a list of qualifying Architella products and restrictions and also consult their tax advisor.  (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas)

Federal Tax Credits On Select Energy-Efficient Products Extended Through 2011

On December 17, 2010, President Obama signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Reinsurance Authorization and Jobs Creation Act of 2010, which...

Sep 02, 2010, 16:42 ET

Steps to a Safer Home From Hunter Douglas

Safety is a concern for everyone, especially parents.  An important part of raising children is careful supervision of their activities in the...

Mar 29, 2010, 10:32 ET

Hunter Douglas Announces New Internet Policy

Hunter Douglas, Inc., the leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window coverings in North America, announced a new Internet policy today....

Mar 16, 2010, 10:53 ET
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Hunter Douglas announced that it has donated a total of $550,000 to two nonprofits - the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Habitat for Humanity - for Haitian Relief. The company matched all contributions from its employees, independent fabricator partners, retail dealers and other friends. President and CEO Marv Hopkins (third from left) presented the check to representatives of the two organizations, including; George Rupp, IRC President and CEO (second from left) and Mark Crozet, Habitat Senior Vice President (third from right). (PRNewsFoto/Hunter Douglas, Inc.)[AT]
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Hunter Douglas Donates $550,000 to Haitian Relief

Hunter Douglas, Inc., the leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window coverings in North America, announced that it has donated a total of...

Oct 13, 2009, 14:40 ET

Hunter Douglas Duette Shades Certified for Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

Consumers may now have the opportunity to save on their energy bills and their taxes with Duette® Architella® honeycomb shades from...