May 16, 2022 - This year Draper celebrates our 120th birthday! Did you know we are still family owned and managed? Perhaps this stability is one reason why innovation has been second nature since the very beginning.
We already shared some high points from our first 100 years here. Below are some highlights from this century so far!
Draper® History Quick Hits
Draper® celebrates 120 years of innovation and creating partnerships this year. Here are a selected few high points from the 21st century.
2000 Draper begins using lean manufacturing and continuous improvement to increase efficiency.
2006 Draper® launches a new quality assurance department, placing a company-wide emphasis on product quality.
2009 Draper consolidates all gym equipment manufacturing in our Spiceland, Indiana facility.
2013 Draper introduces Solar Control Solutions, a line of architectural shading products.
2014 Draper begins manufacturing TecVision®, a premium line of viewing surfaces in our Spiceland facility.
2016 Draper begins offering in-house custom digital printing and screen fabrics.
2017 Draper® launches a new range of Mounts an Structures for displays, including standard and tailored solutions.
2021 The introduction of Draper@Home marks the return of shades to the residential market.
Our latest initiative as seen above is Draper@Home? Click here to see how we are encouraging people to come home to comfort; come home to style; com home to Draper.