Sep 1, 2016, 13:10 PM by Keith Walker

MCDLogo-TwitterAirxcel Inc. manufacturer of specialty products sold under well-known brands Coleman Mach, MaxxAir, Suburban, Marvair and Industrial Climate Engineering (ICE) has announced the acquisition of MCD Innovations, manufacturer of specialty roller shades for RV and commercial industries effective September 1.  MCD, founded in 2003 in McKinney, TX, is credited as being the creator of Day/Night roller shades found in many motorhomes, 5th wheels and travel trailers today.  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.”


On November 13th, 2012 the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a Final Rule pursuant to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The Rule requires businesses that file with the SEC and manufacturing products that require Conflict Minerals for their production or functionality to file a report with the SEC which includes, along with other information, measures taken to exercise “due diligence” regarding the source and chain of custody of all such minerals. Conflict Minerals include the following: gold, tantalum, tin and tungsten, or any other mineral or its derivatives determined by the U.S. Secretary of State to directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or an adjoining country.

AIRXCEL, Inc. is a privately owned company and does not report with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). The rule applies to all companies that supply materials to publicly traded companies, or any of their operating subsidiaries, even if the supplier is not a publicly traded company. Several of our customers are registered with the SEC and may seek information and assistance from us regarding our suppliers and sources of supply.

AIRXCEL, Inc. will take the appropriate actions to support our customers in an effort to achieve a common goal. AIRXCEL, Inc. does not intentionally purchase directly or indirectly any items containing Conflict Minerals.

All Suppliers are required to submit the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT), Revision 5.12.

To receive a copy of the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT), Revision 5.12, please choose one of the following:

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RV Products (Coleman-Mach/MAXXAIR): please CLICK HERE.

Suburban:  please CLICK HERE.

Marvair: please CLICK HERE.

Industrial Climate Engineering (I.C.E.): please CLICK HERE.


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