Associated Materials Inc.


Headquarters: Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Product Lines:  Vinyl windows and doors. Other product lines include vinyl siding, fencing, and other products.

Employees: 3,100

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2012 Top 100 Sales Range Category: Between $300 Million and $500 Million

General Information: Marketing vinyl windows under the Alside, Alpine, Gentek and Revere brand names, Associated Materials produces windows in a 577,000-square-foot plant in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio (which also produces vinyl siding, decking and fencing); a 159,000-square-foot plant in Bothell, Wash.; a 128,000-square-foot plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a 319,000-square-foot plant in Kinston, N.C.; a 60,000-square-foot plants in London, Ontario, Canada; and a 220,000-square-foot window manufacturing plant in Yuma, Ariz. It also produces vinyl window extrusions at a facility in W. Salem, Ohio. Also manufacturing a variety of other exterior building products, Associated Materials sells its products on a wholesale basis to more than 50,000 independent contractors through a network of 125 supply centers and approximately 250 independent distributors across the U.S. and Canada. Associated Materials reported total sales of $1.17 billion and vinyl windows sales of approximately $433 million for its 2010 fiscal year. In 2011, the company opened new Alside Supply Centers in Toledo, Ohio; Austin, Texas; Aurora, Ill.; and Evansville, Ind. It also introduced the new Sheffield II window line for the West Coast. In 2010, Hellman & Friedman LLC, a private equity firm with offices in San Francisco, New York and London, purchased Associated Materials from Harvest Partners and Investcorp S.A. in a transaction valued at approximately $1.3 billion.


Vinyl window production at Associated Materials

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