EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ -- RDI and Amerhart announce their strategic alliance agreement under which RDI will supply its complete Titan Pro® and Avalon Aluminum Railing® product lines to Amerhart's Green Bay, WI, Pekin, IL, West Salem, WI, Traverse City, MI and Sun Prairie, WI locations.
Under the terms of the agreement, RDI will initially service these locations, extending from Northern Minnesota to Southern Illinois to Central Michigan taking into consideration specific geographical and contractual commitments of each individual location.
Concurrently, Amerhart is committed to supporting RDI product lines as determined by the demands of each market.
"RDI is extremely excited over the establishment of this partnership", said Kirk Evanov, Regional Territory Manager for Barrette Outdoor Living. "Our two organizations are very similar in their ideologies and commitment to the customer. With Amerhart's outstanding reputation and unmatched distribution network this alliance is an excellent strategic fit for us and we're looking forward to expanding our presence within the central U.S. region with Amerhart."
"We are excited about combining RDI's expertise in the design and manufacturing of railing products with Amerhart's legacy of customer service and focus on adding value beyond the order," says Erik Gustafson, Vice President of Marketing-Exterior Products for Amerhart. "Our customers' challenges start far before an order is placed and continue well past product delivery, and we believe we've found a partner in RDI who understands that."
Since 1989, RDI has been a leading manufacturer of low-maintenance building solutions. As the Pro Dealer arm of Barrette Outdoor Living, RDI services 2-Step Distributors and Lumber Dealers nationwide. RDI's products include Endurance® vinyl, Titan Pro® vinyl-clad metal railing systems, RDI Metal Works® pre-assembled steel, Avalon Aluminum® and Transform® ultra-low-maintenance railing systems. For more information on RDI, or to find the nearest distributor, call (877) 420-7245 or visit www.rdirail.com.
About Amerhart Based in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and operating out of eight locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Oregon, Amerhart (www.amerhart.com) employs over 250 team members and serves a wide variety of customers throughout the building industry. Founded in 1940, Amerhart is one of the largest independently owned building materials distributors in the Midwest.