The Suit & Ties' project involved a well respected company named CertainTeed. CertainTeed is a leading manufacturer of building materials for new construction and remodeling. For nearly a century, the company's name has stood for "Quality made CERTAIN, Satisfaction GuaranTEED." CertainTeed is an industry leader, firmly established as one of America's most diversified building materials manufacturers.

Its building products include ceiling systems, insulation, roofing shingles, clay roof tiles, vinyl siding and accessories, vinyl windows, ventilation products, vinyl fencing and piping products. The company also produces fiber glass and other products for reinforcing plastics and other materials. The factory in Athens produces insulation.

CertainTeed's 1996 sales totaled $1.5 billion. The company has 41 manufacturing facilities and employs approximately 7,500 people throughout North America. One of the Suits & Ties' members in employed by the Athens plant.

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