Architects and Specifiers

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Luminos is a world class manufacturer who specialises in highly technical coverings for doors and windows. Our world class window blind products use the best-in-class components from the world’s leading manufacturers. Offering Architects, Interior Consultants and Green Building professionals, products that have technical qualities to control light, heat, sound and hygiene. Luminos has a solution for you. As members of The Green Building Council of South Africa we are fully aware of the needs of society to ensure that our environment is preserved and saved from harmful products.

An effective interplay of technical innovation and technological implementation

JM Technical Textile’s is a world leading producer of window blind textiles that conform and in many instances exceed Specifiers needs.  Based in Monchengladbach, Germany these textiles are more than just consumables’ they are a statement of functionality, aesthetics, quality and sustainability.  All fabrics conform to a myriad of international certifications. Luminos is the exclusive istributor of these industry leading products in South Africa.

JM Environmental information

All of our fabrics are manufactured without the addition of substances that might be a health hazard such as formaldehyde, CFC, solvents, lead/cadmium/quicksilver compounds. All of our products are PVC-free.

Our full product range has been certified in accordance with the Oeko-TexÒ Standard 100, Product class IV and is regularly monitored. Our entire manufacturing process is designed to minimise any impact on the environment and natural resources. In addition to that JM is committed to the concept of environmental sustainability. We offer a service whereby we take our goods back at the end of their life cycle and insure that they are recycled sensibly and efficiently. In cooperation with the EGN waste management company Niederrhein PlC, all products are prepared in such a fashion that they can be used as an alternative energy source, therefore, offering a sensible alternative to existing fossil based fuels. All JM products carry the RAL certificate, stating that they are certified as derived fuels.

Some of the products that we are really strong in are:

Roller Blinds

Both manual or motorised Roller Blind options. We have access to a phenomenal library of fabrics from Hunter Douglas in Holland, Junkers and Muller in Germany, Mermet in France, Alkenze in Korea and many other product specific suppliers. Using the most recognised motor brand, Somfy, we are confident that our expertise in this product can offer you; the Designer; ease of mind, knowing that your client is being offered world class products. The hardware that we use are designed by leading design engineers and many still have patents that we have exclusive licenses to use.

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Venetian Blinds

Again access to hundreds of slating options and unique hardware gives us the ability to offer highly technical solutions to your requirements. We have noticed a huge demand for motorisation of Venetian Blinds, we now offer automated building solutions, as these intergrate seamlessly with all Somfy Motors. The choice of 25mm and 50mm aluminium as well as 50mm Basswood and Litewood allows the designer to completely customise his project.

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Vertical Blinds

Vertical Blinds have a reputation of being inexpensive (cheap), however, in the last few years it is re-emerging with a higher specification and more unique fabrics. The troublesome bottom chain is no longer necessary and high quality fabrics have entered into the market. The motorisation of this product is starting to appeal to the Designers and ifs offering an opportunity again to intergrate into automated building solutions.

Give us an opportunity to offer you our services……….