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FANIMATION TIMELINE

2006 – Fanimation introduces The KeokiTM, The MavrikTM and the Air ShadowTM, a fan with retractable blades that close when the fan is not in use. They also collaborate with designer Lauren Brooks on two elegant fans, and create The Hubbardton Forge® Series, a line of fans that complement the existing Hubbardton Forge® lighting line.

2005 – Fanimation introduces seven new fans—The FargoTM, The VetriccoTM, The DracoTM, The CentaurusTM, The VolareTM, The BelizeTM, The AlamosaTM, and two damp location fans, The TorrentoTM and The BelleriaTM, along with the Islander lighting line.

2004 – Fanimation celebrates its 20th anniversary.

2003 – Fanimation opens its new corporate headquarters at 10983 Bennett Parkway in Zionsville, Indiana.

1997 – Fanimation moves its headquarters to 945 Monument Drive, Lebanon, Indiana.

1994 – Tom Frampton relocates Fanimation from its origins in California to 85th Street in Indianapolis, Indiana.

1990 – The Islander® fan is introduced.

1987 – The Palisade® fan is designed.

1984 – Through a deal with Mr. Burton, Tom Frampton leaves Casablanca with its Specialty Fan Department and begins Fanimation in Pasadena, California.  He starts the company in his garage, with three unique fan designs (PunkahTM, Palmetto® and Bourbon Street®).

1978 – Tom Frampton's first fan design, The PunkahTM – a side-to-side, synchronized fan – is created.

1973 – Tom Frampton, a junior in high school, begins working for Burton A. Burton, who, by 1975, forms the Casablanca Fan Company.