Merger of Academy Awning and Zebra Awning announced

Published On: May 1, 2019

Academy Awning Inc., Los Angeles, Calif., and Zebra Awning, San Francisco, Calif., have merged. Michael Spear, owner of Zebra Awning, a San Francisco fixture since the mid-1980s, will continue in the role of Northern California representative for the corporation. Michael Richman and Jim Richman, owners of Academy, will serve in their same capacities for the new corporation.

“This merger allows us expand our representation and capabilities,” says Michael Richman. “We look forward to continuing to serve the awning, canopy, daybed, cabana and shade structure needs of commercial customers throughout the U.S.” More information is available at