Hunter Douglas forms new div.

Marvin Lazaro, December 11, 2000

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ -Citing the opportunity to grow, Hunter Douglas Window Fashions announced the formation of the Specialty Products Division.

"It's an expansion which allows us to continue to grow," said Hurley Mitchell, president, Hunter Douglas Manufacturing Group, about the reasons behind starting a new section. "It's partially for organizational reasons but it's growth, and that's what it's all about."

The new division, to be composed of the existing Architectural Products Division and the new Advanced Projects Business Unit, will be based in the Denver area and led by Dilip Joglekar, vp/gm of the Specialty Products Division.

Prior to heading the new division, Joglekar was the vp, operations, Manufacturing Group.

"Joglekar has an extensive background of progressive and successful business experiences, including 19 years with Alumax in Atlanta," said Mitchell. "Joglekar has been instrumental in implementing best practice initiatives throughout the Manufacturing Group."

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