The World's #1 Ball Chain Curtain

Versatile and stunning, ShimmerScreen is BCM Architectural's premier product line.  Businesses and individual homeowners all over the world use our customizable metal ball chain curtains to capture light and define space.  This striking visual element is available in a variety of colors, shapes and finishes.  Suitable for applications such as room dividers, window treatments, art installations and lighting fixtures, ShimmerScreen is currently on display in renowned restaurants, five-star hotels, fortune 500 corporate lobbies and celebrity residences.


ShimmerScreen is proudly made in the USA by Ball Chain Mfg. Co., Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of ball chain and related accessories.  Family owned and operated since 1938, our company produces the industry's highest quality ball chain and distributes products globally.

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The Team

Who We Are

Over the years, ShimmerScreen has evolved to best serve our clients’ needs.  Through it all, one thing has remained the same -- we hire the most talented people to bring vision and passion to our company.  Take a few minutes to learn more about our team below.

80 Years of

Manufacturing Excellence

BCM Architectural, a division of Ball Chain Mfg. Co., Inc., fabricates ShimmerScreen in Mount Vernon, New York, according to the industry’s highest production standards.   From humble beginnings in a family garage in 1938, our company has grown to employ nearly 100 people.  Our 70,000 square foot production facility houses the manufacturing operation, along with offices for the entire company, including the BCM Architectural division and the LogoTags promotional products division.  We produce more than 4 million feet of ball chain per week, and we are the only remaining company to manufacture ball chain in this country. Throughout our expansion, we have maintained a commitment to responsible business practices and the environment, earning certifications from both the Green Business Bureau and the International Organization for Standardization.


The ShimmerScreen product line empowers the artist with a wealth of styles, textures and colors to match your inspiration.  Applications from window treatments to art installations come to life with ShimmerScreen.  Use it to highlight shapes and contours or combine it with light to create an exquisite visual effect.  Flexible and versatile, ShimmerScreen divides space without introducing barriers or obstructions, making it the perfect design addition!

Hunter Douglas Hospitality and Ball Chain Manufacturing Co . Partner on US Distribution of ShimmerScreen®.

October 30, 2017

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