About MCD Innovations
Everything you need to know about MCD Innovations, a Division of Airxcel Inc. The company was founded in 2003 by full-time RVers Dave and Carla Townsley beginning business as a manufacturer of upscale windshield shades for RV OEMs and the aftermarket. MCD Innovations has proudly served the RV Industry since 2003 from McKinney, Texas. We have enjoyed a great reputation for customer service, high-quality product, innovative technology, and product development. All products are made in the USA, built to exacting tolerances, and utilize superior quality components.
MCD's first facility was housed in a 7,500 sq. ft. building and employed a total of six people. A short two years later the company relocated to a 25,000 sq. ft. facility and grew to 45 employees. This move launched the introduction of state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment, which enabled the company to produce our high quality, flag-ship product: the American Duo® Roller Shades to the RV market. In 2010, due to staggering product acceptance of the new window shades, MCD expanded again, moving to a 9.6-acre campus with 56,000 sq. ft. of climate-controlled manufacturing and office space along with a ground-breaking Research and Innovation division, extensive machine shop capabilities utilizing computer-controlled equipment, a complete fabrication department, 24-hours-a-day testing processes, and the highest level quality control standards applied to every shade manufactured by the company.
The core business value of creating the best products available, all Made in the USA, by listening to and working hand-in-hand with OEM customers have resulted in nationwide brand recognition. MCD currently maintains strategic alliances with manufacturers of Class A, B, C, Fifth Wheels, and Travel Trailers across the US and Canada. Manufacturers including Winnebago, Itasca, Keystone, Foretravel, Thor, Newmar, Jayco, Born Free, Kibbi-Renegade, Coachmen, Forest River, Phoenix, Coach House, Heartland, Nexus, Entegra Coach, DRV, Lazy Daze, Highland Ridge, Pleasure-Way, and others all choose MCD for their shade requirements.
In addition to dominating the RV window shades industry, unique MCD shades are in thousands of commercial and residential applications such as Dunkin' Donuts (in over 8,000 locations), STIHL and others.