2013 Top Metal Companies: The List

Top Metal Companies based on annual sales volume
October 30, 2013
FABRICATION : METALS
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  • The Top Metal and Glass Fabricators

    Among the leading metal companies in the United States and Canada are several companies that also have stand-alone glass fabrication facilities. Due to their unique product offerings, they are ranked separately from the Top Metal Companies. Services and locations are limited to metal fabrication only. For information on these companies’ glass fabrication capabilities, please see Pages 48-49 of January/February 2013 Glass Magazine.

    More than $250 million

    Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope*

    Headquarters: Santa Monica, Calif.
    Website: www.oldcastlebe.com
    Employees: 4500+
    Total number of locations: More than 50
    Metal product locations and services: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope offers curtain wall, window wall, storefront and entrance products from the following locations:

    • Newnan, Ga.
    • Tucker, Ga.
    • Rancho Cucomonga, Calif.
    • Modesto, Calif.
    • Tampa, Fla.
    • Itasca, Ill.
    • Jessup, Md.
    • Warwick, R.I.
    • Brooklyn Park, Minn.
    • Hazelwood, Mo.
    • Bristol, Pa.
    • Charlotte, N.C.
    • Hamilton, Ohio
    • Middleburg Heights, Ohio
    • Midway, Tenn.
    • Dallas
    • Ft. Worth, Texas
    • Houston
    • Terrell, Texas
    • Fife, Wash.
    • Wausau, Wis.
    • Delta, British Columbia
    • Concord, Ontario
    • Mississauga, Ontario

    In addition to custom-engineered curtain wall, window wall, storefront and entrance systems, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope offers architectural windows, sunshades, light shelves, and blast- and hurricane-resistant systems. Also a Top Glass Fabricator, the company supplies tempered, insulating, laminated and decorative glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures. Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is a subsidiary of CRH plc, one of the top five international building product companies.

    Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions

    Percentage of sales representing metal products sold directly to contract glaziers: 15
    Headquarters: Deerfield Beach, Fla.
    Website: www.trulite.com
    Employees: 2000+
    Total number of locations: 26. One in Canada and 25 in the United States
    Metal fabrication locations and services: Trulite offers curtain wall, window wall, storefront and entrance products from the following locations:

    • Medley, Fla.
    • Atlanta, Ga.
    • Bridgeport, N.J.
    • Indianapolis
    • Tulsa, Okla.
    • Denver
    • Salt Lake City
    • Pittsburgh
    • Phoenix
    • Las Vegas
    • Youngsville, N.C.
    • New Berlin, Wis.
    • Toronto
    • Orlando, Fla.
    • Nashville
    • Kapolei, Hawaii
    • Los Angeles
    • New Orleans
    • San Diego, Calif.
    • Toronto, Canada
    • Fresno, Calif.

    Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions also fabricates and distributes fire-rated material and mirror at many of its locations. One of the largest glass fabricators in North America, the company also offers insulating, tempered, decorative, and laminated glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures. Trulite is a combination of the former Arch Aluminum & Glass, Vitro America and United Glass Corp.

    $50 million to $100 million

    PRL Glass Systems/Aluminum Architectural Products

    Percentage of sales that represent metal products sold directly to contract glaziers: 40
    Headquarters: Industry, Calif.
    Website: www.prlglass.com
    Employees: 400
    Total number of locations: Four
    Metal fabrication locations and services: Four facilities in Industry, Calif., occupying a total of 250,000 square feet: curtain wall, storefront and entrances, commercial interior and exterior railings, and sunshades

    In addition to the metal products listed above, PRL offers more than 20 complete product lines, including full-frame clad doors and sliding doors. A Top Glass Fabricator as well, the company offers tempered, insulating, laminated and decorative glass, in addition to all-glass entrances. Owned by the Landeros family, the company services the commercial and residential construction industry, as well as the furniture sector.

    $35 million to $50 million

    Coral Industries Inc.

    Percentage of sales that represent metal products sold directly to contract glaziers: 30
    Headquarters: Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    Website: www.coralind.com
    Employees: 400
    Total number of locations: One
    Metal fabrication locations and services: Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Curtain wall, storefront and entrances, window wall, commercial interior and exterior railings

    Coral Industries’ storefront, entrance and curtain-wall products are available in standard, thermal and hurricane/blast-resistant versions, in a variety of finishes including in-house powder coat. In addition to the products listed above, the fabricator offers tempered, insulating, laminated and decorative glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures. A 2012 Top Glass Fabricator, Coral also has a trucking division, Central Alabama Transport.

    $20 to $35 million

    Aldora Aluminum & Glass Products

    Percentage of annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 25
    Headquarters: Miramar, Fla.
    Website: www.aldora-architectural.com; www.coastalglassdist.com
    Employees: 175
    Total number of locations: 4
    Metal fabrication locations and services:

    • 75,000-square-foot Miramar, Fla., facility: curtain wall, storefront and entrances, commercial interior and exterior railings, sun-control products
    • 100,000-square-foot Charleston, S.C., Coastal Glass Distributors facility: storefront and entrances
    • Two satellite distribution locations: Pompano Beach, Fla.; Altamonte Springs, Fla.

    In addition to the products listed above, Aldora and Coastal provide tempered, laminated and decorative glass, as well as all-glass entrances and shower enclosures. The company announced its merger with Top Glass Fabricator, Coastal Glass Distributors Inc., this July. Under the agreement, Aldora and Coastal operate independently while sharing common ownership.

    SIGCO Inc.

    Percentage of sales that represent metal products sold directly to contract glaziers: 15
    Headquarters: Westbrook, Maine
    Website: www.sigcoinc.com
    Employees: 155
    Total number of locations: Two: 86,000-square-foot Westbrook, Maine, facility and 10,000-square-foot Portland, Maine, facility
    Metal fabrication locations and services:

    • Westbrook, Maine: commercial interior and exterior railings
    • Portland, Maine: curtain wall, storefront and entrances, sun-control products

    Also a Top Glass Fabricator, SIGCO offers tempered and insulating glass, all-glass entrances and shower enclosures, in addition to a full line of fabricated glass products that includes bevel, finger pull, v-groove, handrails and spandrel.

     

    *Annual sales volume is an estimate, not confirmed by the company