WICHITA, Kan. — Airxcel Inc. announced the acquisition of MCD Innovations, manufacturer of specialty roller shades for RV and commercial industries, effective Sept. 1.
MCD, founded in 2003 in McKinney, Texas, is credited as being the creator of Day/Night roller shades found in many motorhomes, fifth wheels and travel trailers, a release from Airxcel reported. MCD will operate as a division of Airxcel and continue to manufacture product in their current Texas facility.
“MCD is recognized as the innovator and market leader of roller shade products and fits our strategy of providing quality brands under the Airxcel umbrella,” stated Jeff Rutherford, Airxcel’s president and CEO. “MCD’s McKinney manufacturing facility is state of the art and capable of supporting our customers’ requirements efficiently, timely and cost effectively.”
“We are pleased to join with Airxcel and be associated with the high quality products they currently produce,” said Dave Townsley, president and CEO of MCD Innovations. “Their vision and culture of product development and innovation are consistent with our goals and we look forward to working together to offer the highest quality solutions for sun control and privacy products.”
SOURCE: Airxcel press release