Associated Materials Inc.
Headquarters: Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Product Lines: Vinyl windows and doors. Other product lines include vinyl siding, fencing, and other products.
2013 Top 100 Sales Range Category: Between $300 Million and $500 Million
General Information: Alside, the manufacturer and distributor of vinyl windows and siding, and the flagship business unit of Associated Materials, celebrated its 65th anniversary in 2012. It also opened its 100th distribution center in the United States. 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 plant in London, Ontario; and a 220,000-square-foot window manufacturing plant in Yuma, Ariz. In addition, it produces vinyl window extrusions at a facility in West 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, it reports. Associated Materials reported total sales of $1.16 billion and vinyl windows sales of approximately $363 million for its 2011 fiscal year. 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.
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