Framing Distributor Profiles 2000

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Framing Distributor Profiles 2000

After a three-year hiatus, the Framing Distributors List is dropping back in. Check out this up-to-date listing of resources across the U.S. and Canada

Distributor data has been updated via reviews by distributor executive personnel and the staff at Framing Business News. Each company's listing gives a rundown on products, sales territories and a brief history to help you find the distributors who meet your framing supply needs.

ABC Moulding
13750 E. Smith Drive
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 343-0041; 800-621-3315
Fax (303) 343-1229
  800-530 2070
Pres: Steve Katz
ABC Moulding is a full-service distributor
that has been in business since 1977.

Principal Lines: C&H, Crescent,
Designer, Fletcher-Terry, FrameMica,
Hunt-Bienfang, La Marche, Nielsen &
Bainbridge, PB&H, Piedmont, Rising,
Seal, Stewart

Territory: AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE,

Aetna Frame Supply Inc.
1701 N. Greenville Avenue, Suite 906
Richardson, TX 75081
(972) 497-9331; 800-362-8508
Pres: Greg Pope
Aetna Frame Supply started in 1980 as
Gulf South Framing. Metro Corp. purchased
the company in 1993. The firm
has grown to include four full-line distribution

Principal Lines: Aetna, Crescent,

Territories: All States

AGF Inc.
1144 Schenk Drive
Maryland Hts., MO 63043
(314) 344-3400; 800-332-2467
Fax: 800-891-8801
Pres: Dolores Ettlinger
AGF was founded in 1985 and moved to
its present location in 1987. The firm
specializes in same-day service for
framing. AGF manufactures 40 percent
of the wood and metal moulding it
offers. No minimum order is required.

Principal Lines: AGF, AMS, Clark,
Crescent, Designer and Aluma-Frame

Territory All States

Aljon International
2861 N.W. 22nd Terrace
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
800-533-4166; (954) 971-0070
Fax: (954) 979-0106
Pres: Carl Lammers
Aljon distributes Mexican frames from
Chappel de Mexico and San Diego
Frames. It also specializes in beveled
mirrors, oil paintings and economy
priced frames from China and Brazil.

Principal Lines: San Diego Frames,
Chappel Frames

Territories: All States

Apple Foam & Plastic
1151 Grier Drive, Suite I
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 361-4477; 800-222-7101
Fax (702) 361-4477
Pres: Loyd Hill
Apple Foam & Plastic, founded in 1988,
was acquired by Loyd Hill in 1991.

Principal Lines: Foamcore, Foam-X,
Gatorfoam, Styro, Artboard

Territory All States

Arquati Company USA
1433 W. Frankford Road, #100
Carrollton, TX 75007
(972) 466-0721; 800-527-0421
Fax 800-817-0524
  (972) 466-3662
Pres: Alberto Tanzi
Founded in 1960 by Franco Arquati, the
company has more than 500 employees
worldwide with branch offices and distribution
centers in the U.S., Spain, Belgium,
Norway, Sweden, Czech Republic,
Poland, Greece, France, Germany, China
and other countries. The 550,000
square-foot main Arquati plant in Sala
Baganza, Italy, produces mouldings sold
throughout the world.

Principal Lines: Arquati, Italian mouldings

Territory All States

Art Board West Inc.
941-B McGlincey Lane
Campbell, CA 95008
(408) 559-8825; 800-851-3900
Fax: (408) 559-9027
Pres: Vic TretiaKoff
Art Board West (ABW) has expanded to
include five moulding lines in addition to
its matboard and foamboard offerings. It
offers basic frame supplies and a chop

Principal Lines: ABW, Alumaframe,
Crescent, International Paper, Keencut,
La Marche, Nielsen & Bainbridge

Territory: CA, NV

6120 Shadybrook Lane
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 682-1481; 800-234-CHOP
Fax (316) 682-1624
Pres: Reuben Sanders
The company was founded in 1978 and
does volume commercial framing.

Principal Lines: Arquati, Crescent,
Designer, Fletcher-Terry, Linen Liners, Tru

Territory: AL, FL, GA, MS, TN, MO, KS, OK

Atlantic Coast Framing
11021-D Downs Road
Pineville, NC 28134
(704) 583-0441; 800-228-8243
Fax: (704) 583-0443
Pres: Jim Nottoli
Atlantic Coast began operations in 1987
and imports 30 percent of its wood

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