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, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TX, UT, WI, WY 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 locations. Principal Lines: Aetna, Crescent, Designer 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 www.aljon-intl.com 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 www.arquatiusa.com 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 service. Principal Lines: ABW, Alumaframe, Crescent, International Paper, Keencut, La Marche, Nielsen & Bainbridge Williamson Territory: CA, NV Artworks 6120 Shadybrook Lane Wichita, KS 67208 (316) 682-1481; 800-234-CHOP Fax (316) 682-1624 www.frameart4u.com Pres: Reuben Sanders The company was founded in 1978 and does volume commercial framing. Principal Lines: Arquati, Crescent, Designer, Fletcher-Terry, Linen Liners, Tru Vue Territory: AL, FL, GA, MS, TN, MO, KS, OK Atlantic Coast Framing Supplies 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 mouldings. …