Who is Associated Materials?
Associated Materials Incorporated, parent of several North American manufacturing and distribution operations, continues to revolutionize the exterior building products industry. With a multi-brand strategy, our products and services penetrate both the remodeling and new construction markets in the continental United States and Canada, serving the needs of contractors, builders, remodelers and architects through our company-owned wholesale stores and select independent distributor partners. Vertical integration, combined with diverse products and customers, have fueled our growth and success for decades. And with today’s homeowners investing in their homes more than ever, our future will continue to prosper for years to come.
What does Associated Materials do?
In a phrase – we make and sell Excellence. That’s our vision – from the plant floor to the sales contract. And since AMI is vertically integrated, we possess the distinct advantage of knowing first-hand what products and services customers need. Our business model targets professional contractors, remodelers, builders and architects, providing them the products and support needed to foster their success while educating and selling homeowners throughout the United States and Canada.
Our Manufacturing Groups, with engineering and manufacturing facilities in both countries, continue to lead the industry with innovative products that set our brands apart.
Company-owned distribution, through our Supply Center Organization, links us directly to professional contractors, builders and other wholesale buyers and specifiers throughout North America – a highly unique competitive advantage. Bringing it all together is a dedicated Corporate Group providing comprehensive leadership and support – from human resources and engineering, to accounting and marketing – and everything in-between. Excellence in People. Excellence in Products. Excellence in Support.
Headquartered in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Associated Materials is a vertically integrated manufacturer and distributor of exterior residential building products. Associated Materials was founded in 1947 in Ohio and grew organically and through a series of acquisitions.
Associated Materials produces a comprehensive offering of exterior building products including vinyl windows, vinyl siding, aluminum trim coil, aluminum and steel siding, and related accessories which are manufactured in 11 strategically located facilities across the United States and Canada. The company also sells complementary products that are manufactured by third parties “outside purchased products” or “OPP”), such as roofing materials, cladding materials, insulation, exterior doors, and equipment and tools. The company also provides installation services, primarily as a driver of window and siding sales.
The company enjoys some of the best-recognized set of brands among customers in North America including Alside, Gentek, Revere, Ultraguard, Preservation and Alpine. The breadth, balance, and innovation of the company’s product portfolio, along with the company’s unique integrated model inclusive of both manufacturing and distribution, differentiate Associated Materials from its competitors. – less