We are an outdoor shade company based in Plano, TX that strives daily to do business the right way, provide the customer with both manual and motorized shades that exceed their expectations, and back up our retractable screens with superior customer service and support. We work daily to uphold the vision and values of our founder, Glenn Messner, who passed away in November 2015.

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Retractable Screens

We manufacture the finest manual & motorized retractable shading solutions on the market, the Arion Shading System and the Universal MotionScreen. We use only the highest grade materials in the construction on each outdoor retractable shade, and back them up with a Limited Lifetime Warranty. We manufacture in the USA, centralized in Plano, TX to provide nationwide service. Each outdoor screen is custom manufactured to fit most standard and over-sized applications, and we offer 7 standard colors designed to blend stylishly with the décor of your home. A variety of screen mesh options is available, from trusted vendor partners, that offer solar protection, privacy, and full ventilation.

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The Universal Team

At Universal Screens, we preach TEAM. Every facet of our production process is done with teamwork in mind. A good product can only become great, when made by the right people. We have GREAT people! From marketing support, to production, to after sale customer service we feel that you will agree that our people is what separates us from the competition. Each day, we punch in with one goal: Exceed Your Expectations!

Universal retractable outdoor shade team

Screen/Shade Manufacturing

The key to providing a great retractable shade product is to use high-quality materials. We have made sure to align ourselves with some of the best vendors in the industry, including Somfy, Phifer, Twitchell, Recasens, Serge Ferrari, and others. In addition to those vendors, we have chosen to stay local with our aluminum extrusion company, powder coaters, machining shop, and packaging partner. Our retractable screen manufacturing process is simple and we surround ourselves with great supporting companies to provide a superior shade product to your end-user.

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