HUNTER DOUGLAS ACQUIRES COPACO SCREENWEAVERS
Rotterdam, 29 May 2019 – Hunter Douglas, the world market leader in window coverings (Luxaflex®) and a major manufacturer of architectural products, has acquired Copaco Screenweavers, a leading European manufacturer of sunscreen fabrics.
Copaco Screenweavers, based in Bavikhove (Belgium), had 2018 sales of EUR 25 mln and employs 125 people. The company will continue to operate independently under current management.
The acquisition strengthens Hunter Douglas’ offer for sunscreen fabrics, complementing the existing programs from Mermet and Helioscreen.
Terms were not disclosed.
Profile Hunter Douglas
Hunter Douglas has its Head Office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and a Management Office in Lucerne, Switzerland. The Group is comprised of 134 companies with 47 manufacturing and 87 assembly operations in more than 100 countries. Hunter Douglas employs about 23,000 people and had sales in 2018 of USD 3.6 billion.
The common shares of Hunter Douglas N.V. are traded on Amsterdam’s Euronext and the Frankfurter Börse.
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