Canadian Plastics

Gentek Siding Plant Changing Hands

Building products manufacturer Associated Materials Inc. (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) has signed an agreement to acquire Gentek Holdings Inc., which includes Canadian vinyl siding producer Gentek Building Pro...

September 1, 2003   Canadian Plastics



Building products manufacturer Associated Materials Inc. (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) has signed an agreement to acquire Gentek Holdings Inc., which includes Canadian vinyl siding producer Gentek Building Products Ltd. (Burlington, ON).

The US$118-million acquisition includes a large manufacturing and warehousing facility in Burlington, and both company-owned and independent distributors in Canada and the U.S. Gentek Holdings is a privately held firm.

Associated Materials produces vinyl windows, vinyl garage doors, and vinyl fencing, decking and railings.

For the year ended December 31, 2002, Gentek reported net sales of US$260 million, and net income of US$9.2 million.


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