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April 30, 2014 — Frank Buchholz joins SAF Operations Team

Atlanta, GA — April 30, 2014 — SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., Inc.) introduces the hiring of Mr. Frank Buchholz as their Branch Manager of SAF Metal Fabrication in Villa Rica, GA.   “I’m excited to lead a talented organization which has an industry reputation for excellent Customer Service and Quality,” he explains.  Frank comes to SAF with 25 years of experience in fabricated metal products manufacturing, including a five year architectural metals stint with AGC Glass.  He has expertise with Lean Manufacturing, storefront systems, architectural metals, and New Product Development.

Mr Buchholz is taking on the General Management of SAF Metal Fabrication, a 100 employee metal fabrication and finishing facility located in Villa Rica, GA.  SAF Metal Fabrication is 100,000 square feet of manufacturing dedicated to forming, welding and painting architectural metals.  SAF Metal Fabrication specializes in custom fabrication for glazers, Column Covers, Curtain wall Panels and Perimeter Systems Roofing Edge trims.  He holds a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering analysis.


As a mill-direct aluminum buyer, an approved metal fabricator for the three major Aluminum Composite Panel (ACM) manufacturers, and a mill-direct buyer of aluminum coil, SAF is a contractor’s most dependable choice for any panel job.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia since 1946, SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., Inc.) is a nation-wide aluminum distributor, metal fabricator, and aluminum finisher specializing in Kynar painting and architectural anodizing. SAF distributes, fabricates, anodizes and paints aluminum sheet, extrusion, column covers, architectural panels, and commercial roofing trim. SAF offers products and services to architectural specifiers, glazing contractors, and other industries. Services include aluminum batch anodizing, painting, coil anodizing, powder coating and architectural fabrication.

For more information on SAF Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., Inc. products and services, contact:
Penn McClatchey, co-CEO
SAF Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., Inc.
1581 Huber St NW• Atlanta, GA 30318 USA
Email: pmm@saf.com
Website: www.saf.com
Phone: 770-942-1207×801, or 800-241-7429