Camionette windels

More than 145 years of experience with awnings and shutters

It takes time to develop unique craftsmanship. We can proudly look back on a rich history of more than 145 years

But although it’s great to celebrate our history, the future is even more important. This is why Winsol is always looking ahead and innovating. So it is no coincidence that this is one of our core values.

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How it started…

After almost 150 years, there is a lot to tell. But we don't want to overload you with boring facts and dates. That is why we list only the most important ones below.

1876
The company is established

Joiner Jules Windels starts his wooden shutter business.

1932
The name ‘Winsol’

The Windels and Vangheluwe families work together under the new name ‘Winsol’ and they now also make sunblinds.

1960
PVC roller shutters

Winsol pioneers PVC roller shutters and starts the production of awnings.

1980
PVC joinery work

Winsol starts producing PVC windows and doors. 40 years later, we are still a frontrunner with the profile systems that we developed ourselves.

1985
France

A commercial team starts working with our southern neighbours. First just in northern France and later also in the south.

1993
Garage doors

Sectional garage doors are added to the Winsol range.

1996
Aluminium & balustrades

Aluminium windows and doors are becoming increasingly popular and are now also part of the Winsol range. Balustrade production for project construction is launched.

2 016
New management

Winsol is taken over by new CEO Xavier Costenoble and Sufina, the holding company of the Moortgat family.

2 019
International breakthrough

The revolutionary Pergola SO! wins an important design award. This opens many doors and Winsol goes international. In the meantime, we are now also active in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Canada and the UAE, amongst others.

2021
New branding

Under the motto ‘a home to enjoy’, Winsol enters a future in which comfort, safety, sustainability and innovation are the main focus.

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Together we will create a home that perfectly matches who you are

We have been doing this for 145 years with enormous motivation and passion so that you can really feel at home, day after day.

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