markilux is a market of Schmitz-Werke and the market leader in Germany for awning production, and is a business unit of Schmitz-Werke GmbH + Co. KG in Emsdetten, Westfalia. The family-run company has been manufacturing awnings for patios, conservatories and windows since 1972. The high-quality products are distributed through specialist partners in Germany and abroad. Around 1,000 selected companies ensure the high quality standards when installing the awnings. The company's motto is "There is nothing that cannot be improved."