History since 1950
1950, the accordion folding door was introduced in the market.
1960,doors were having a huge success, they hade been used like traditional doors, spaces partition and cabinets doors.
1970, the introduction of plastic gave birth to the PVC folding door made of plastic panels.
1980, the folding doors were substituited by those in PVC for two main reasons: the first one involved the price, as the PVC door cost was about one third of the leatherette; the second reason concerned the lifetime, in fact a PVC door ruins very easily in fact if you bump into it, the slide of the panels supporting the handle breaks and the door doesn't work any longer, the eco-friendly folding doors are built with a metal frame inside then they are very difficult to break.
1990, the workforce cost increased substantially in relation to the raw materials one, as consequence a really small number of the 40 companies that produced the leatherette folding door was able to stay in the business.
2000, the last companies removed the production of this article, all but one which tried to innovate and modernize.
2010, the leatherette doors are well-known for their long duration, resistance and versatility. They are coordinated with any kind of environment and the ultimate model that has been created, it is a self-supporting divider.