Troy, AL and Pearland, TX, March 24, 2011 – HB&G Building Products Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of porch columns, has announced a strategic alliance with Columns Inc., the original innovator and manufacturer of high quality aluminum porch columns. The Distribution, License and Supply Agreement now gives HB&G the exclusive right to manufacture, market, sell and distribute aluminum columns by Columns Inc.
Operating out of Pearland, Texas, Columns Inc. revolutionized the porch column industry with the development of the first aluminum column dating back to 1963, and have consistently led that segment of the industry ever since.
“Aluminum columns are the perfect complement to the current HB&G line-up of fiberglass columns, PVC columns and wood columns,” said Lance Servais, President of HB&G. “We’re truly excited to add the Columns Inc. aluminum line to our product offering.”
Mike Gibbons, V.P. of Sales and Marketing for HB&G said, “For many years, HB&G has not only led the architectural millwork industry in sales, but also with innovation and customer support second to none. This means that Columns Inc. customers can expect to receive the same outstanding level of service they are already accustomed to.”
In addition to manufacturing Permacast® columns, HB&G is the parent company of some of the biggest names in the millwork industry, including Turnkey Millwork, Hartmann-Sanders and Dixie Pacific.
HB&G will begin taking orders for the Columns Inc. aluminum line at (281) 485-3261 on April 18, 2011. Shipments will transfer from Pearland, TX to HB&G’s Troy, AL plant on April 28th. For more information, please contact Tim Bobo of HB&G Building Products, Inc. at (334) 670-6512.
HB&G Building Products, Inc.
P.O. Box 589
Troy, Alabama, 36081
Phone: 1-800-264-4HBG (4424)