About Hunter Douglas Architectural
Hunter Douglas Architectural is a specialist company fabricating aluminium cladding, sun louvers and ceilings for the architectural industry. Head office and manufacturing operation are situated in Northriding, Gauteng.
Hunter Douglas Architectural which has been in existence for over 50 years, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dutch multi-national corporation, Hunter Douglas. This association offers international experience, innovation, well-established and proven proprietary systems on a global basis.
The company consists of a core of key personnel who have service records ranging from eight to twenty five years. This wealth of specialist expertise has proved key in success of the company. Since its inception, the company has been structured to offer clients and specifiers a turnkey package, comprising sales, design, fabrication and installation of products in the Luxalon® and Hulabond® ranges.
Products are also distributed via a network of accredited agents in all regions of Southern Africa.
Hunter Douglas Architectural was responsible for the introduction of aluminium composite panel into the South African market and continues to be a leader in the Facade Cladding industry.
The Sales Team
Hunter Douglas Architectural has a sales team consisting of consultants servicing the various regions. Their primary function is to service the specifiers. The team also canvasses a wide spectrum of clients closely associated with the industry. Hunter DouglasArchitectural appears to be the only company in this market to have a dedicated sales force marketing and promoting the range of products in its stable.
The Design Office
This department is responsible for the project design, detailing and co-ordination of material procurement as well as co-ordination with outsourced consultants. Their experience on the technical side of aluminium ceilings, sun louvers and cladding is extensive and has proved invaluable in assisting architects with solutions to their requirements. The team produces estimates, carries out site surveys and issues shop drawings.
The factory is situated in Johannesburg and employs 19 full time employees who are responsible for the fabrication, roll forming, punching and brake-press operations as well as production of awnings. The factory is a well equipped specialized plant that works primarily with aluminum products. The combined experience and hands-on supervision on the production floor of the staff ensure continuity and quality of production.
This department consists of a contracts manager assisting supervisors and installation resources with a combined service in excess of 60 years in the company.
Hunter Douglas has a base of accredited sub-contractors, most of whom are ex-employees of the company. This model has proved to be both reliable and efficient over the years. Commitment to quality, Hunter Douglashas over the years been associated with the distribution of premium products. Hunter Douglas head office ensures that we maintain international standards for the respective proprietary systems offered in the programme.
Hunter Douglas is a registered member of AAAMSA and undertakes to uphold the association’s standards and codes of conduct. The management and employees of Hunter Douglas will be responsible for actively pursuing this policy and will at all times strive to achieve this objective by their individual commitment, efforts and communication with their clients.
Commitment to Quality
Hunter Douglas has over the years been associated with the distribution of premium quality products.
- Hunter Douglas head office ensures that we maintain international standards for the respective proprietary systems offered in the program.
- Hunter Douglas SA is a registered member of AAAMSA and undertakes to uphold the respective association’s standards and codes of conduct.
- The management and employees of Hunter Douglas will be responsible for actively pursuing this policy and will at all times strive to achieve this objective by their individual commitment, efforts and communication with their clients.