Somfy is the world leader in the development and production of automation and motorization solutions for interior and exterior blinds, curtains, awnings, garage and courtyard gates. The company was established in 1969, in France. Somfy is a Somfy Group company. The Somfy Group is represented globally: 7800 employees, 114 branches, 52 agencies in 58 countries, 5 continents, 8 manufacturing units in 5 different countries. In 2015, 15,000,000 engines were produced. The group has 5 lines of action: exterior solutions; interior solutions; access systems; security solutions; centralized management and control of home automation systems. Group turnover for the 2015 is 1061.1 million. More than 158 million sold engines worldwide. The Somfy subsidiary in Latvia has been operating since 2008.