Founded in 1986
555+ distribution locations
$5.9B+ in annual sales
Over 9000 employees
1500+ cumulative yrs in business
Four shareholder companies are 100+ years old
Primarily exterior building materials
High-end product emphasis
Extension of supplier brand and marketing strategy
Residential and commercial market focus
Strong Customer Interaction
150,000+ active customers
2000+ inside sales people
1000+ outside sales people
24,000+ in-person customer contacts per day
Strong commitment to AWL
Benchmarking and sharing of best practices
Ongoing investment in training and development
National market perspective/Local market focus
Provide a support network
Hands-on owner management
Long-term business view
The driving objective of each American Wholesale shareholder is to be the best building materials distributor in their trading areas.
Keys to Our Success
We strive for Win/Win business relationships with our supplier partners and with our customers.
We are a business resource for market leading specialty distribution.
We provide a peer group to accelerate continuous improvement.