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Here you can read the history of Walker Display at a glance.



Company History

Thank you for taking the time to read a short timeline of the history of Walker Display.

The company first started by the name of Walker Systems creating an art exhibit display system in the early 1960's by Walker Jamar, Jr in Duluth, Minnesota.

With an uncountable number of  hanging systems sold throughout the world since the 1960's, we are going on more than 50 years in business.

The simple use of our products, the quality of them, and a professional understanding of what you need enables us to continue to provide solutions for art hanging as well as three-dimensional hanging to an various types of businesses and  institutions both in the public and private sectors such as art galleries, libraries, cruise ships, museums, universities and colleges, office buildings, hospitals, and airports (just to name a few).

Thank you again for taking your time to read our history and for choosing Walker Display to offer you your art hanging needs.



History Time Line


1965 - 1966

First created by Walker Jamar, Jr sometime in 1965 or 1966 (currently the precise date is unknown). You can see more on Walker Jamar at the following web address: http://www.jamarcompany.com/who-we-are/our-history.  Walker first started using the system for his daughter's art collections for school.img_01img_04

1966 - 1992

During these years, Walker Systems continued to create art display system and increased the product line to include wall hanging systems to the already current line of exhibit systems.img_02 img_03

1992 - 2011

Walker Systems transferred ownership for the first time to Damar Company and the legal name changed to its current name, Walker Display, Inc. There was also a location shift from where the current KBJR news station is at 246 S Lake Ave Duluth, MN 55802 to it's current location at 6520 Grand Ave, Duluth, MN 55807.img_05


Walker Display transferred ownership for the second time to Charis Acquisition, Inc. Under new ownership we have incorporated new computer system management to better serve your needs.img_07img_08


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