Shutter Store ShutterContractor.com Merges with ESSCO Exterior
on: October 11, 2007, 10:26 pm
Release Author: Shad Storhaug
Release Summary: ShutterContractor.com, a retail marketplace for
vinyl exterior shutters has merged with ESSCO Exterior Products,
Incorporated, the largest wholesale distributor of exterior shutters
in the western United States
Release Body: Retail Exterior Shutter Store ShutterContractor.com
Merges with ESSCO Exterior Products, Inc.
a retail marketplace for vinyl exterior shutters has merged with
ESSCO Exterior Products, Incorporated, the largest
wholesale distributor of exterior shutters in the western United
has used ESSCO Exterior Products in the past as
its principal supplier of exterior window shutters. The merger is
a "natural step" in the progression of the company, which
promises to improve its customer service, delivery times, and product
offering as a result.
was founded in 2002 as an Internet-based retailer of standard-sized
and custom vinyl exterior shutters and was an overnight success.
Building on its early foundations, ShutterContractor.com
became a household name in the exterior shutter industry.
Exterior Products, Inc. was founded in 1992 as a wholesale
distributor to professional siding and window contractors supplying
vinyl siding, vinyl windows, and vinyl exterior shutters. As ESSCO
evolved, it built on its most successful product lines and dropped
its vinyl siding offerings. During the 1990's ESSCO
added to its product offering with the acquisition of 17 competing
has since become a major vendor to building material dealers, specializing
in supplying custom exterior window shutters for the new construction
market. Very competitive pricing and fast delivery times meant that
dealers could rely on just-in-time inventory to supply their customers'
needs cost effectively.
ESSCO specializes in exterior shutters and related hardware
and it carries a diverse range of products including its own custom
line of Mid-America exterior shutters. With ESSCO's entry into the
Internet market along with its traditional marketing efforts, the
marriage of "brick and mortar" with E-Commerce puts
ESSCO Exterior Products on a level playing field in a changing
Details: Brian Thorsteinson
11386 Amalgam Way
Gold River, ca. 95670
ph: 916-852-7252 fx: 916852-0596
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