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August 4th, 2009 – SAF announces aluminum extrusions, sheet & services for renewable energy projects

SAF announces aluminum extrusions, sheet & services for renewable energy projects

Atlanta, GA – 04 August  2009 – SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., Inc.) announces aluminum extrusions, sheet and services for designers, installers and manufacturers of renewable energy equipment and support structures.  According to a REN21 Renewables Global Status Report released this Spring, most sectors of the renewable energy market have increased by double digits despite a global economic crisis(1).

For Jim McClatchey, SAF VP Production, the company’s added attention to the renewable energy market was a natural evolution, “Since we were already fulfilling orders and service requests from the industry, we felt SAF could better serve our customers in this market with a more formalized offering.”

SAF offers the following materials and services used by manufacturing and installation professionals in the renewable energy market:

  1. Fabrication and finishing of custom fabricated aluminum items including casings for solar modules and racking systems (roof and ground mounted, residential and utility).
  2. Miscellaneous aluminum extrusions  – anodized, powder coated, painted
  3. Aluminum sheet products – anodized, powder coated, painted
  4. Facilities for application of anodizing, painted, and powder coated finishes on aluminum.
  5. Ability to order finished or unfinished extrusions and sheet in any quantity.
  6. Fabrication, production, and prototyping services
  7. Nationwide service

SAF can put its 60 plus years of service in aluminum distribution and fabrication to work for renewable energy professionals nationwide, with facilities in California and Georgia. West Coast customers can call SAF-West toll free at 530-244-7518; East Coast Customers can call SAF-Atlanta toll free at 800-241-7429.

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SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., Inc.) is a nation-wide aluminum distributor, aluminum fabricator, and aluminum finisher specializing in Kynar painting and anodizing. SAF offers products and services to both architectural and manufacturing industries, including renewable energy manufacturers and contractors.  For renewable energy offerings, visit

For more information on SAF Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., Inc. products and services, contact:

Penn McClatchey, VP Marketing
SAF Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., Inc.
8370 Highway 78 • Villa Rica, GA 30180 USA
Phone: 770-942-1207×801, or 800-241-7429

1) REN21 Renewables Global Status Report, 13 May 2009, Paris, Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century