American Wholesale is a network of independent building materials distributors serving the United States and Canada with unparalleled contractor relationships and local market knowledge.

About Us

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Founded in 1986
Shareholder owned
24 shareholders
580+ distribution locations
$6.2B+ in annual sales
Over 9600 employees
1500+ cumulative yrs in business
Four shareholder companies are 100+ years old

Product Strategy
Primarily exterior building materials
High-end product emphasis
Extension of supplier brand and marketing strategy
Residential and commercial market focus

Strong Customer Interaction
200,000+ active customers
3000+ inside sales people
1200+ outside sales people
25,000+ in-person customer contacts per day

Shareholder Philosophy
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.

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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.

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