Our extruded shutter components are available to anyone who manufactures and builds shutters. Material is warehoused in the USA and UK and can same day ship by the box, by the pallet or by the container. Mirasol’s advanced composite technology means extrusions can be assembled into shutters without the need to paint and will not warp, dent or chip.
The Flagship Brand
- Frames for every install application
- 2 ½”, 3 ½”, and 4 ½” louvers
- Turnkey set ups, including machinery and software to drive production
Fully assembled custom made shutters are built in the USA for quick shipment to distributors, and high volume retailers. Quick ship custom made in the USA is of particular benefit to home builders, commercial and hospitality end users. For more information, please visit the Mirasol web site:
Caslan Roman Shades
The Roman shade fabric system is designed to allow manufacturers to assemble Roman shades without sewing. Pre-slit, patented glue beaded fabric is shipped from ITA’s Lexington, GA facility. Manufacturers simply cut to size and assemble Roman shades. Caslan is supported with a comprehensive suite of samples and marketing materials for customers who wish to use the brand. Private label is always an option.
- Soft-fold or flat-fold
- Light-filtering, semi-private and blackout fabrics
- Minimal inventory and capital investment
- Low-cost fabrication set-up
- Fabric in stock at ITA for shipment by the roll
Meridian Home Pleated Shades
Fabric for traditional 1” and Grand Pleat 2” pleated shade construction. ITA’s pleated shade fabric is coated for superior, long-lasting pleat retention. Fabrics ship around the world from our Lexington, GA textile facility.
- All Fabrics made in the USA – quick shipment by the box
- 100% polyester—both filament and spun—provides superior pleat retention
- Two pleat sizes: standard one-inch (25mm) and Grand Pleat 1 7/8″ (48mm)
- Jet-dyed for superior dye-lot continuity
- Private labeled by top manufacturers
- Passes 80 hr. Xenon Arc light fastness
Venetta Fabric Venetian Blinds
Our imported window shade product shipped completely assembled to distributors and high volume retailers. This exclusive passthrough distributed item is available for private labeling and offers an excellent profit opportunity.
- Light diffusing fabric slats
- Available for private labeling
- Light weight slats enables big size blinds
- Simple operating system
- Energy efficient and flame retardant
Wood Vue Faux Wood Slats
A jaw dropping look achieved through a proprietary foil printing process makes Wood Vue the natural choice in faux wood slat venetian blinds. Use Wood Vue to construct blinds that are virtually maintenance free and built to last for many years to come.
- Resistant to warping, water, UV damage, scratches, dents, chips and peeling
- No sanding or painting
- Embossed, distressed and other surface effects
- Program designed for high volume blind manufacturers as production runs are made to order
Welcome to a better way of doing business
ITA is an independent, expert provider of innovative products and comprehensive support to serious manufacturers in key markets around the world. Using a client driven business model, each sales program is customized to give a customer greater control over inventories, style allocations and sales channels, free from the merchandising demands and limitations imposed by many of our competitors.
For distributors and retailers, we continue to innovate and offer a wide range of finished products like our Mirasol Custom Made line of complete interior shutters and Venetta fabric venetian blinds.
Bill Harris founds International Trade Associates, Inc. (ITA) as a sales agency for a PVC extrusion manufacturer to serve the hottest trend in window coverings at the time: vertical blinds.
Customer service and market support center opens in St. Augustine, Florida in response to rapidly growing sales and a growing nationwide sales staff.
ITA introduces a hollow vinyl shutter that becomes the industry category leader.
Leonard Siegel joins ITA with the goal of developing ITA’s own product line. He focuses on establishing the manufacturing, warehousing and distribution services needed to fully serve fabricators.
Meridian Home is introduced as the company’s flagship brand.
Faux-wood horizontal blinds debut under the Wood Vue name, setting the industry standard in the composite blind category.
Pleated shades debut, becoming the first Meridian Home branded product.
Caslan Roman-style shades are introduced, offering fabricators a truly turn-key manufacturing opportunity without the need for sewing or skilled labor.
Mirasol Shutters launch offering a variety of louver widths and made from an advanced composite that outperforms both wood and vinyl in looks, maintenance and durability.
New ITA training facility and warehouse opens in Ormond Beach, Florida, providing space for fabricators to learn production efficiency techniques for Mirasol Shutters on the latest equipment. The new space also increases shipping capabilities with larger orders processed and sent out more quickly than before.
Proprietary GreenAssured testing and certification begins with pleated shades fabric coating becoming the first environmentally safe product to be certified.
ITA celebrates 20th Anniversary with promotions and events highlighting the company’s growth into a worldwide leader in leading edge window fashions with innovative marketing and unsurpassed customer support.
Mirasol Shutters gain GreenAssured certification to join a growing line of environmentally compatible products.
ITA relocates into new Palm Coast headquarters building.
Caslan Designer Shadings line expands in response to strong sales with new upgraded fabrics included in second printing of sample book.
ITA’s proprietary Energy Savvy testing and certification debuts to help customers choose products with energy saving benefits. Mirasol Shutters become first Energy Savvy products thanks to closed-cellular composite construction that helps keep rooms cooler.
Ormond Beach factory relocates into a nearby 40,000 square-foot facility where new production software and machinery are deployed to increase efficiency, capacity and production to better serve growing sales demand.
A new distributor is appointed to serve large-scale national builders, and Mirasol’s quick-ship capability is further enhanced.
20,000 square feet dedicated to Mirasol Shutters specialty products are added to the Ormond Beach production facility. Additions include three advanced paint lines and for Arch tops and specialty shapes, new laser-measured bending equipment are deployed.
ITA introduces Venetta fabric slat Venetian blinds to distributors and large volume retailers.
ITA product distribution expands to United Kingdom with Mirasol Shutters marketed under the brand name of one of the most recognizable window covering manufacturers in the UK.
New foil printing techniques with jaw dropping looks of natural grained and enameled wood are added to the Wood Vue faux wood slat for Venetian blinds.
ITA celebrates 30 years of growth and relocates corporate office to the Ormond Beach facility to provide enhanced customer service.
Mirasol Classic Shutters fabulously painted colors are refreshed and expanded. Fresh marketing materials with new sample books and brochures are designed to enhance the shop-at-home experience for customers.
Mirasol Shutters are selected and installed in the Diplomat Hotel, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. With a total of 998 windows, it is Mirasol’s largest project to date.