Alside Opens 100th Building Products Supply Center in Pittsburgh
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Alside, a leading manufacturer and distributor of exterior residential building products, announces the opening of its 100th supply center in the United States and the second location in the Pittsburgh area.
“Instead of downsizing and cutting back during these difficult economic times, Alside is expanding and growing our business to meet our customers’ needs,” said Jerry Burris, president and CEO of Associated Materials, Alside’s parent company. Burris comments that Pittsburgh was chosen in part due to its growth in home value appreciation, and its strong home remodeling market.
Alside’s first Supply Center was opened in Pittsburgh in 1952. “As the home of our first location, Pittsburgh is a special part of Alside’s history. We are excited that our 100th location will bring more exterior building products, trucks and people to better serve the area,” Burris said.
Both Pittsburgh-area supply centers stock a full array of professional grade exterior building products, including Alside vinyl siding, insulated vinyl siding and Alside custom-made vinyl windows to meet the needs of professional contractors, remodelers and builders. The new 37,000-square-foot supply center opened January 2 at 3003 Venture Court, Export, Pa., serving the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh.
In addition to Alside-manufactured products, the supply center will also distribute everything from IKO Roofing shingles, ProVia entry doors, RainPro Gutters, garage doors, stone, fencing and decking to weatherization products including insulation and window and door spray foam.
In 2011, Alside opened new supply centers in Austin, Texas; Toledo, Ohio; Aurora, Illinois; and Evansville, Indiana and added 78 employees. The opening of the new Pittsburgh supply center, brings the total number employed by Alside’s supply center organization to 830.
Headquartered in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Alside is a leading, vertically integrated manufacturer and distributor of vinyl windows, vinyl siding and aluminum trim coil as well as aluminum and steel siding and accessories. The company’s products are marketed on a wholesale basis to more than 50,000 independent contractors through a network of 100 company-operated supply centers and select independent distributors across the United States.
For more information about Alside and its line of products, please visit www.alside.com or call 800-922-6009.