United States Aluminum and AGC Glass Announce
June 8, 2010
United States Aluminum and AGC Glass Company - Building Products
Fabrication Division announced a new strategic alliance that they
say will strengthen each company's position as leading product manufacturers
in the commercial glazing industry.
This alliance represents the next logical step for both organizations
in their efforts to provide outstanding products, service and support
to the commercial glazing industry. In the alliance, United States
Aluminum will provide AGC with storefront, entrance systems and
specialty systems (e.g. blast, hurricane impact) and United States
Aluminum will represent various AGC glass products in certain markets.
Jim Cenname, United States Aluminum's executive vice president says,
"The alliance is an opportunity for both companies to expand
their sales reach. Both companies have strong sales coverage and
distribution networks in North America that will benefit from our
Steve Micheli, AGC Fabrication Division-vice president adds, "This
program will strengthen our product portfolio and help us to drive
our goal of becoming the preferred fabricator and solutions provider
to our customers. It is a great opportunity to leverage the expertise
and presence of the two organizations across the value chain and
help customers with a competitive fenestration package."
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