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2001
1932: Sam Engman founded Sam's House of 1,000,000 Parts, an auto salvage and parts business.

1940s: The second generation of Engmans join the company, now called S. Engman & Sons. The brothers add substantially to the line of automotive products Sam offers.

1950s: Engman Manufacturing Company shortened its name to EMCO®. The company was well-established and seeking new product opportunities.

1955: In response to the ever-growing home improvement and do-it-yourself markets, EMCO diversified into a home and recreation products company.

1977: EMCO concentrates on making storm doors from plastic and introduces the patented Store-in-DoorTM window and insect screen door, giving the consumer the choice of leaving the insect screen in the door frame or sliding it out of the way, making room for a pane of glass. It was this year that the famous Forever® product line was introduced, the product leader of the industry.

1985: Forever View® door introduced, America's number-one selling premium-quality fullview storm door.

1989: EMCO was the only storm door manufacturer that advertises its products nationally, making Forever® the number-one recognized brand in its category

1993: "For Every Season, For Every Reason® " became the home improvement industry's number-one consumer brand campaign.

1994: The patented SplineLoc® insect screen was introduced. Stays intact - won't pull out of frame.

1997: New customers were attracted by the introduction of UltraCore® doors, revolutionary new products made from an incredibly durable material, ForeverTechTM composite.

2000: EMCO developed a manufacturing and distribution facility in Luray, VA, to reinforce EMCO's existing product line with wood core doors.

2001: EMCO Enterprises, Inc., became a wholly owned subsidiary of Andersen Corporation, a U.S. market leader in the manufacture of wood windows and patio doors.

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