YKK AP Partners with Erie Architectural Products to Provide Custom, Sustainable Products
November 10, 2009
YKK AP America has formed a strategic alliance with Erie Architectural Products Inc. to provide glass and glazing contractors with a one-stop shop for fully fabricated architectural products. According to YKK AP’s announcement, Erie Architectural Products will provide full-service project management, including shop drawings, application engineering, fabrication and field support using YKK AP products.
“We were looking for a reliable partner with the same core values to work with us on specialty projects, and we were impressed with the level of attention to detail and quality that Erie Architectural Products’ business platform provides,” says Oliver Stepe, senior vice president of YKK AP America. “We found there to be significant synergy in our overall philosophies, particularly our environmental views. By working with Erie Architectural Products, we are providing another means of delivering YKK AP’s customers with value-added services.”
“We were already aware of YKK AP’s strong reputation for providing high quality architectural products. As we discovered more about its strong environmental philosophies, that’s when the exciting synergies really began,” says Ron Stronks, president of Erie Architectural Products Inc. “By partnering with YKK AP we are able to put forth proven, reliable products that will enhance glass and glazing contractors’ ability to provide sustainable design.”
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