Why Chose ABSi
Why Chose ABSi as Your Window & Door Supplier?
Founded in 1993, Associated Building Supply Inc. has logged over three decades of business success by advocating customer, employee, and vendor FAIRNESS. Our "Fairness Doctrine" is the single most essential element behind our business success. It is our primary core value and the basis from which all corporate decisions are validated. Our employees at every level are keenly focused on providing a professional and profitable buying experience for our customers. This commitment to our customer comprises of not only the superior products we supply, but includes the value added-added intangibles we provide: Fairness, Integrity, Post-Sale Commitment, Consultative Sales Approach, Value Engineering, and Customer Satisfaction.
Another satisfied customer: "I have worked with Rich Mathieu and ABS for a few years now from the time I supervised projects under a GC, and continue now Contracting on my own. As a contractor, I require quick and competitive pricing from a supplier who has a true knowledge of their product to which Rich has always exceeded my expectations. In addition, Rich has delivered on time, every time, which is rare in this industry. Rich and his team at ABS are my "go to guys" when it comes to sash and door. Thank you ABS! JLS Construction"
RELIABILITY: Better Business Bureau Member:
STABILITY: Financial Security
We understand limiting liability and increasing security is paramount when choosing a company to conduct business with. Associated Building Supply Inc. has earned a Dunn & Bradstreet Low Risk Paydex Score of 80, carries ample liability insurance via Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, has a long list of satsified customers, and has earned multiple National awards for outstanding business achievements to include:
- 2022 Top Window & Door Dealer #4 in Nation – DWM Magazine
- 2022 Top Window & Door Dealer #15 in Nation Building Material Companies – DWM Magazine
- 2022 LBM TOP 100 Building Material Window Door Specialist #79 – LBM Magazine
- 2022 Best of Houzz Customer Service
- 2021 Best of Houzz Customer Service
- 2021 Top Window & Door Dealer #8 in Nation - DWM Magazine
- 2021 LBM TOP 100 Building Material Window Door Specialist #81 – LBM Magazine
- 2020 Pro sales 100 Ranked #93 in the Nation amongst all National LBM companies and ranks #7 in the Nation by sales per employee
- 2019 Top Dealer Windows & Doors #5 Nationally – DWM Magazine
- 2018 Fastest Growing Private Companies Nationally - INC 5000 Magazine
- 2018 TOP 50 Fastest Growing Companies & Editor’s Choice Award - Pacific Coast Business Times Magazine
- 2014 National Dealer of the Year "Leadership in the Professional Market" - Window & Door Magazine
- 2010 National Dealer of the Year "Innovative Thinking" - Window & Door Magazine
- More achievements on our website in "In the News"
- We encourage you to contact any of our vendor partners to request an ABSi reference. In addition, for references, see ABSi and Houzz testimonials.
HUMANTY: Associations & Charities
We donate to the following charities: ASPCA, Ventura County Rescue Mission, Mercy Crusade Spay & Neuter Clinic, Ventura College Veterans Promise. We are AIA Affiliate Member of AIA chapters; San Francisco, San Mateo, East Bay, Santa Clara Valley, Santa Barbara, San Diego and members of ARA, Better Business Bureau, Dunn & Bradstreet.
EQUALITY: The ABSi Fairness Doctrine
- We must treat our customers with respect and consideration and they must in turn, reciprocate.
- We must treat our employees with respect and consideration and they must in turn, reciprocate.
- We must treat our suppliers with respect and consideration and they must in turn, reciprocate.
CAPABILITY: Customer Satisfaction
ASBi has multiple California locations with the ability to serve Builders & Architects doing projects statewide as well as out of state. Our mission on every opportunity is to be your fenestration expert which requires product (brand) mastery, a keen understanding of construction processes and application, architectural specifications, and final design. Our sales staff consist of the brightest and most skilled in the industry validated regularly by our esteemed vendor partners. Our salespeople take ownership in the customer relationship, become allies, focus on consultative product solutions based on needs, and are credible with extensive experience selling high-end window & door products to Homeowners, Builders, and Architects. The ABSi sales model utilizes hand picked Sales Team's designed to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction and local support from project management to post sale service. This ABSi sales experience goal is to provide the customer multiple points of contact during the entire sales cycle from pre to post-sale. Were laser focused on continual improvement and evaluate best practices regularly so that we can better serve our customer. Should you feel we need to improve or have a best practice to share, please drop management a line.
PROFICIENCY: ABSi Sales Consultants
We take pride in being product experts of select brands which meet stringent performance and quality selection criteria. The manufacturers we represent value our brand loyalty and reciprocate by offering ABSi exceptional sales and service support which we in turn pass on to our customer. Our Sales Consultants conduct business fairly using a consultative sales approach which is non combative and requires mutually beneficial participation by all parties. Simply, we work hard to earn the trust of the Architect, Builder, and Homeowner by assessing needs, wants, and desires first. We then respectively present the best product solutions to achieve aesthetics, design elements, code, construction requirements, and budget. We dont close the sale, the sale closes itself.
DEPENDABILITY: Service Support
As a byproduct of our consistent success and high level performance our core vendors provide an extraordinary high level of customer service with a touch of gratitude. Strategically this enhances our ability to acheive high levels of customer satisfaction both pre and post sale. Along these lines, as an example, ABSi has encouraged some of our vendors to impliment proactive jobsite inspections and homeowner education visits after the product has been installed. Both Jeld-Wen (Smart Care) and Western Window Systems (Service Care) have reciprocated and offer comprehensive proactive programs. This ensures the Builder and Homeowner the product is installed and operating correctly as intended. After consulting the homeowner on product operation and maintenance a service packet is given to the homeowner consisting of a service contact directory, product identification by room location, and copy of warranties. The builder receives a jobsite inspection shortly after product installation to proactively confirm all product is in good working order. All of our other products are backed by the best customer support and service programs categorically in the industry.
ORIGINALITY: Innovative Products
Do you desire original curb appeal and increased value? We have a diversified product portfolio consisting of product collections designed to meet most every budget while not compromising on quality. The ABSi product portfolio addresses both residential & commercial project solutions via our National Brand Collection, Premium Custom Collection, Steel Collection, Architectural Aluminum Collection, and Fiberglass & Vinyl Collection. Click Here for a copy. From quality vinyl windows and doors, to high-end aluminum clad wood windows with multiple wood species, hardware finishes, and exterior color choices, Associated Building Supply has the product for you. Our high-quality door products offer a wide selection of Lift-N-Slide, Multi-Slide, Bi-Fold, and specialty entry doors systems. In addition, we offer high-end contemporary aluminum windows and doors. Window Wholesale, Window Distributor, and Window Supplier are all titles used to identify the window & door distribution channel. Associated Building Supply Inc. uses various channels to distribute a wide variety of high quality products to discerning clients.
Protect your investment! The two most common service calls for wood windows are wood rot and glass failure. For ABSi, reliability for real life is important. Our products are backed by the best warranties in the industry with most being transferable. As an example, JELD-WEN has a Lifetime Warranty against wood rot and termite infestation, 20 Year Glass Warranty, and 20 Year Kynar exterior finish Warranty on Custom wood products. Our vinyl window and door products carry a Lifetime Warranty too. In terms of application, we offer a variety of product solutions for various exposures to include sea coast hardware and exterior finishes, water management hardware & sill drainage systems, ADA products, door operation automation, window control devices, latest glass technologies, etc.