May
27

Why Draper-Steve Cook

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Today Draper’s National AV Consultant Manager is the subject of Why Draper. Steve Cook hasn’t been at Draper as long as some, but he has already had a big impact on us–despite his “Bahston” accent! How did you come to be working at Draper? I spent most of my career working for projector manufacturers and…
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May
22

Strawberry Pie

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The other day my wife and I were driving our six-year-old daughter somewhere when we noticed some fluffy white objects floating through the air. “What are those?” our little girl asked. My wife explained that the cottony balls being blown on the breeze were carrying seeds from cottonwood trees. “And you know what that means?”…
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May
20

Why Draper-Ron Smith

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This week I’m taking over the Why Draper spot to shine the light on a longtime employee who recently walked out of his Draper office for the last time. This week marks the first time in 40 years that—barring sickness or vacation—Ron Smith isn’t walking through Draper’s doors. Last Friday Ron, who signed on as…
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May
18

Draper Durability

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Here at Draper, we often tell folks that our business philosophy is a simple one—to make a quality product and sell it at a reasonable price. The quality part of that philosophy is very important to us. We have an entire department dedicated to ensuring our products are high quality, but it is also something…
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May
15

Changing our Appearance – For the Better

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Since Draper made that first window shade back in 1902, there have been a lot of changes in the industry. Over the years new materials lead to a wider variety of products to fit different needs, and improved the look of window shades. Shades are no longer just those pull down coverings you remember as…
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May
13

Why Draper-Randy Reece

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This week’s Why Draper subject is Randy Reece. Randy is our AV Regional Sales Manager for Southern California, Southern Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii. Randy’s relationship with Draper is interesting, because of his background growing up and living here in Indiana—and now that he’s in California, working for us! Working at Draper I grew up in…
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