Rowley Acquires New Company

GASTONIA, N.C. – Rowley Company, a producer of professional window coverings market has acquired Fleuron Enterprises, Inc., the market leader in custom decorative drapery hardware.

Fleuron, based in Dallas, Texas owns well-known decorative hardware brands Paris Texas Hardware, The Finial Company and Gould New York. The acquisition brings together two companies with a long heritage and commitment to the window coverings industry.

For over 50 years, the Rowley Company has provided residential and commercial drapery workrooms, upholstery shops, installers and designers with tools and supplies for the fabrication of custom window treatments and home décor. And over the last several years, the company has made significant investments in its decorative hardware product portfolio with new product introductions under the AriA Metal Hardware, Finestra Wood hardware, Finestra Custom Decorative Hardware and R-TRAC commercial hardware brands.

In addition, in 2013, the company acquired Article, Inc., rebranding the company as Home Décor International expanding its presence in the retail decorative hardware channel.

William J. Taylor, president and CEO of the Rowley Company stated, “The Fleuron acquisition adds some exciting brands to our portfolio and continues to strengthen our decorative hardware product lines.”

Martha Beck, president and CEO of Fleuron Enterprises noted, “Both companies share a commitment to customer service and a passion for design.” The companies will leverage their combined strengths and expanded distribution footprint to drive their continued focus on product design, selection and quality customer service.