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YKK AP and Erie Architectural Products Join to Offer One-Stop Solution for Architectural Products

Provides Glass and Glazing Contractors with a One-Stop Shop for High Quality, Fully Fabricated Architectural Products

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YKK AP America, the leader in manufacturing high quality architectural products, formed a strategic alliance with Erie Architectural Products Inc. to provide glass and glazing contractors with a one-stop shop for sustainable, high quality, fully fabricated architectural products. Erie Architectural Products will provide full service project management, including shop drawings, application engineering, fabrication and field support using YKK AP products. Together, the two companies provide customers with a fully customized and sustainable solution for commercial building projects, including hospitals, universities and government institutions.

Erie Architectural Products is an experienced organization with the ability to provide a full suite of services including engineering calculations, shop drawings, custom wall fabrication and thermal modeling. Its EnviroFacades philosophy ensures its customers are provided with critical thinking, environmental sensitivity and innovative engineering for each new project. As a part of the alliance, the company will now offer glass and glazing contractors YKK AP’s sustainable architectural products to meet the specialized needs for building envelopes of the future.

“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,” said 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,” said 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.”

This announcement comes on the heels of YKK AP’s expansion of its enerGfacade family of products. YKK AP America is showcasing the enerGfacade line this week at Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, November 11-13 in Phoenix, Arizona in booth number 315.


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