CRL to make popular U.S. Aluminum product available
By C.R. Laurence
By C.R. Laurence
Aug. 22, 2011 – U.S. Aluminum, now a division of C.R. Laurence offers the glass and glazing industry a user-friendly and broad range of high-quality storefront and curtain wall products available through a North American network of customer-focused service centers.
Aug. 22, 2011 – Commercial, institutional, and retail systems
single-storey to mid-rise buildings are U.S. Aluminum’s specialty. U.S.
Aluminum, now a division of C.R. Laurence, was founded in 1960 and
offers the glass and glazing industry a user-friendly and broad range of
high-quality storefront and curtain wall products available through a
North American network of customer-focused service centers.
Lloyd Talbert, president of CRL, states, “We acquired USAL with the
intention of re-establishing them as the industry leader, providing
resources that enhance USAL’s ability to manufacturer, service, and
deliver quality products on time. For our storefront materials business,
available through our network of service centers, we have increased
stock levels and are strategically reviewing adding locations to better
service the North American market. In addition, CRL is working to
improve USAL’s service and support capabilities for quoting specified
projects, actively ramping up the crew of estimators and technical
George Heflin, vice-president of sales at USAL, says, “USAL’s product
range was designed with both glass contractors and architects in mind.
Service begins at the point of initial customer contact, and we have
trained our personnel listen carefully and fully address each customer’s
needs.” Heflin continues, “This is an installer-friendly product line
designed for real-world performance which appeals to architects. For
example, our window sill flashing is known as the easiest to work with,
plus with its unique pre-punched weep slots, water flows to the outside
as it’s designed. We offer a well-designed and competitive product
range of entrance systems, storefront systems, window wall systems,
curtain wall systems, operable windows, blast mitigation systems,
hurricane impact systems, and sunshades.”