For over 80 years, architects and designers have benefited from products offered under contract by Hunter Douglas, the world's leading supplier of blinds and a major manufacturer of architectural products. With a tradition of marketing innovative products, we are the ideal company for a whole range of contract solutions, and in particular for innovative exterior or interior blind systems, acoustic and metallic ceilings, solar control and facades. We are always on the lookout for new concepts and products that we test and develop, in order to better meet the ever higher execution standards.
From specification to installation, we work with architects, designers and contractors who work with light, heat and acoustics. Our expertise in the areas of customization, manufacturing, installation and technical support gives rise to products of excellence characterized by our design, our excellent performance and our exceptional durability. Hunter Douglas' commitment to sustainable and responsible development is expressed through our ongoing efforts to respond to environmental problems, improve production processes, eliminate waste and reduce maintenance.
The Hunter Douglas portfolio includes thousands of major projects around the world, from retail, corporate or commercial facilities to major transit centers and public spaces, including buildings for tourism, health or education / government. The main operational centers in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America give Hunter Douglas an unrivaled global presence. Subsidiaries in nearly 90 countries allow us to be flexible in adapting our products to local requirements.
The Hunter Douglas Group is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and its management office is located in Lucerne, Switzerland. The Group is made up of 168 companies, including 66 manufacturing plants and 102 assembly plants and marketing organizations, located in more than 100 countries. Hunter Douglas employs approximately 21 people worldwide.