DECOR GRATES ACHIEVEMENTS

2006 Created a new version of www.decorgrates.com Launched a flush mount range of louvered natural wood registers in oak, maple and cherry
2005 Introduced Cherry and Birch natural woods in a heritage louvered design Decor Tiles launched as a complimentary range of products in brass, aluminum and bronze
2004 Launched Art Deco, Oriental and Abstract designs in a wide variety of sizes, materials and finishes Decor Grates obtained ISO 9001, 2000 Certification.
2003 Moved to 80,000 square foot facility in North of Toronto, Canada Profit 100 Canada 's Fastest Growing Companies in 2003 by BMO Bank of Montreal Tiki Oosterhuis named One of the Top 100 Women Business Owners [#21] in Canada , as ranked by Chatelaine and PROFIT Magazine Nominated as Rotman Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of 2003
2002 Tiki Oosterhuis named One of the Top 100 Women Business Owners [#34] in Canada , as ranked by Chatelaine and PROFIT Magazine Ralph and Tiki Oosterhuis nominated for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year awards 2002
2001 Major innovation as replaced traditional steel damper box with rust proof damper boxes Offered a lifetime warranty
1999 Developed a range of wall registers
1998   Nominated as the “Exporter of the year award” by Vaughan Chamber of Commerce NEXT 100 ranking, placing it as one of the 200 fastest-growing companies in Canada Developed plastic injection moulds for the North America market Tri-lingual packaging was introduced Purchased Best Dressed Homes, a company that produced plastic registers Created a range of wood registers. By using a CNC router, the labor costs were reduced and manufacturing capabilities included slotted and scroll designs
1997 Entered the retail and mass merchandising marketplace
1990 Decor Grates was created to manage the ever expanding decorative floor register market.
1988 Designed new styles, materials and sizes beyond the signature brass “Decor Scroll” register Began to sell and market into USA
1986 The first metal stamping dies were made. Although expensive, grates could be mass produced at a reasonable rate
1983    Decorative floor registers were introduced by Creative Antiques, the predecessor of Decor Grates