The best 

under the sun. 

markilux patio and balcony awnings. 

Create the most alluring shade in the world. 

Patio awnings / Balcony awnings

markilux glass canopy awnings. 

Harness pleasant natural light. 

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markilux awning systems. 

For every requirement the right solution. 

Awning systems

markilux wind protection and privacy. 

A side thought. 

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markilux vertical roller blinds. 

Make your house stand out 

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markilux Awning Covers. 

The most beautiful fabric between heaven and earth. 

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Reduced to the essence: 

Free. Time. 

markilux Designer awnings “Made in Germany” As a family business in the 4th generation we have been manufacturing awnings that set the highest of standards for almost 50 years. What makes markilux unique is the combination of designer quality awnings and the weaving of our awning covers all under one roof, which is why we are truly “Made in Germany” right down to the last detail. Our originality shows when it comes to making living outdoors even more enticing. We don’t stop at good solutions; we look to improve on these solutions every day. This allows us to offer the best to our customers in every respect – a perfect combination of form and function. 

markilux designer awnings are characterised by quality, multi-award-winning designs and innovative technology and turn your favourite spot to relax into something extra special. You can take our word for it with our markilux quality promise. 



Sitting in the shade on a beautiful day and looking out into the green is 

the most wonderful refreshment. 

markilux. A success story. 

On a beautiful day in June 1972 , the entrepreneur and visionary Carl-Hinderich Schmitz laid the foundation stone for a remarkable success story in Emsdetten, northwest Germany. Under the brand name markilux - back then as a subsidiary of Schmitz-Werke - the new company designed and produced made-to-measure awnings for patios, balconies, windows and conservatories. 

After almost five decades and over 1.5 million awnings sold, markilux has become the leading manufacturer of innovative designer awnings in Germany. 

The spirit of those early days can still be felt today. Creativity, know-how, the fascination for the technical challenge, the discipline and the will to continue moving forward and to create something new make markilux a pioneer in the industry. 

Our success has been shaped by our close proximity to both customers and employees, to the projects and processes. These cooperative partnerships and the great commitment of each individual form an integral part of this success. 

markilux sun protection systems can be found all over the world today and it makes us proud when we customers say to us: "Sitting in the shade of our markilux on a beautiful day ..." 


1972: Start of awning production 


Up to 2017: a Schmitz-Werke brand 


Since 2018: Independent company 


1966 (1)
Betrieb innen - 05 farbig (1987)
Tuftingmaschine - 01 (1966)
Erwin Nitsche, Operator
Anni Heitjans
Patio awnings / Balcony awnings

Patio awnings / Balcony awnings 

Innovative awning technology and premium quality, claiming numerous awards for providing an untold number of relaxing hours on your patio or balcony. Now allow yourself to be inspired, impressed, advised. | 

Patio awnings / Balcony awnings 
Conservatory awnings / Glass canopy awnings

Conservatory awnings / Glass canopy awnings 

Conservatories and covered patios combine what is best of the inside and the outside. markilux glass canopy and conservatory awnings ensure you are perfectly shaded. | 

Conservatory awnings / Glass canopy awnings 
Awning systems

Awning systems 

Solar and wet weather protection systems that cover a large area as well as markilux pergolas for the hospitality industry and generously proportioned gardens. | 

Awning systems 
Window shading / Vertical roller blinds

Window shading / Vertical roller blinds 

Perfect privacy, glare and sun protection for windows, glass rooms and patio canopies that give a more comfortable living environment and reduce the need for air conditioning. | 

Window shading / Vertical roller blinds 
Wind protection and privacy

Wind protection and privacy 

Lateral protection against low-lying sun, light breezes and inquisitive glances. | 

Wind protection and privacy 
markilux awning fabrics

markilux awning fabrics 

It is the colour and quality of the awning fabric that make the ambience on your patio and in your conservatory special. Discover the most beautiful awning fabric between heaven and earth - brought to you by markilux. Made in Germany. | 

Awning fabrics 

The best under the sun. 

Create the most alluring shade in the world. 


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