1919 Year

Henry Sonnenberg founds his machine tool distribution,later manufacturing, company in Düsseldorff, Germany.

1933 Year

Henry uses 150 railroad cars to move his entireoperation to Rotterdam, The Netherlands.Kirsch is a long established window covering and drapery hardware brand.

1946 Year

Joe Hunter joins forces with Henry and develops new technology and equipment for the continuous casting and fabrication of lightweight aluminium…leading to the production of Venetian Blinds.

1960 Year

Hunter Douglas HQ relocates to Montreal, Canada. Kirsch is a long established window covering and drapery hardware brand.

2000 Year

Become market-leader in daylight regulation and solar heat control solutions. Kirsch is a long established window covering and drapery hardware brand.

2015 Year

Our Gallery and Inspiration retailers launch our new Luxaflex® in-store shop – with exciting product merchandise and marketing programmes.