Explore our Best Experience through the years.
Springs Window Fashions is under new ownership, by AEA Investors LP and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation.
Springs Window Fashions acquires Mariak, a leading fabricator since 1986, and Patrician, one of the largest private label wholesale fabricators in the United States.
Springs Window Fashions acquires SunSetter, leading manufacturer of retractable patio awnings since 1988.
Springs Window Fashions acquires MechoSystems, solar shade experts for more than 50 years.
Horizons Window Fashions is acquired, adding their custom shades and soft treatments to our product selection.
Cesta and June Tailor are acquired to expand our selection of soft window treatments.
Custom Forest Products is acquired to expand capacity in wood processing.
Nanik is added to the family of brands to jumpstart growth in premium wood products.
Contract manufacturing begins in Reynosa, Mexico.
“The Springs Engineering Department is one of the largest groups of its kind. Using state-of-the-art CAD/CAM technology, they design the finest hardware and components, and their list of exclusive patents underlines a true dedication to invention and innovation.”
The Bali brand was added to the Springs Window Fashion Division.
The Company celebrates its 50-year anniversary with a party at Lakeview Park, Middleton.
Graber is awarded an exclusive drapery hardware contract with Sears, and would later garner the Sears “Partners in Progress” award.
Pleated shades begin production in Middleton, WI.
Springs Mills purchases Graber, and the California and Pennsylvania facilities are folded into Middleton operations.
Graber begins producing custom horizontal blinds.
“Here's high fashion with exciting antiqued colors that brighten your whole room setting.”
–Marie Graber, First Lady in Window Fashions
Graber purchases Illinois Shades, Wilkes Barr, Elkirt Vertical Blind Company, Moriarity Manufacturing Company, and Shades Inc. to greatly expand its offerings.
The current Middleton corporate office/plant facility opens.
A new plant opens in Middleton, Wisconsin.
In-house manufacturing begins.
Wood replaces metal in products, due to scarcity of materials during World War II.
John N. Graber created the Badger Drapery Crane, a “Here at last is the all-purpose, fully adjustable drapery crane that will solve practically all drapery problems.”