As 2023 comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on our company history, as well as our 75th anniversary celebrations throughout this year. We are so thankful to our customers, business partners, and employees. We could not be here without the support of our community.
For 75 years, Western Products has been a locally owned and operated home improvement company in Fargo-Moorhead, and now covers service areas throughout North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota. We first opened our doors in 1948 when Peter Schuck founded the company as a lightning rod distributor. From there, we quickly expanded into siding, introducing steel siding to our region in 1963. Western Products became a pioneer in the industry by delivering the first load of steel siding ever produced in the United States.
We are committed to providing quality products and services to our customers. As one of the most well-known home improvement contractors in the region, we are widely recognized for our durable exterior products. These include United States Seamless steel siding, Renewal by Andersen replacement windows, seamless gutters, and metal and asphalt roofing. We also offer several exceptional lines of interior home improvements, including window treatments by Hunter Douglas and custom cabinetry by Crystal Cabinets and Showplace Cabinetry.
At the heart of our continued success, though, is our employees’ dedication to serving homeowners throughout the region with the utmost professionalism and integrity. From our team of experienced installers to our knowledgeable sales and support staff, everyone at Western Products strives to provide the best possible experiences to everyone we work with.
“It’s down to two things: it’s the people and the product. We don’t just hire anybody. We need people that really care about the work that they do.”– Company President Mike Bullinger
Throughout the years, we have been honored with various awards by our community, including the following:
- Named one of the United Way’s “Top 50 Generous Workplaces”
- Won “Best Roofing/Siding/Gutter Company” and “Best Window Company” from the Best of the Red River Valley
- Named one of the “50 Best Places to Work” by Prairie Business Magazine
- Won multiple Locals Love Us Awards, including “Siding Contractors”, “Home Improvement and Repair”, “Roofing Contractors”, “Window Sales”, “Blinds & Window Treatments”, and “Custom Cabinetry”
- Earned Renewal by Andersen’s Green Diamond Signature Service Award several times
- Countless others
Over the last year, we have celebrated our 75th anniversary in several ways, including a grilled breakfast, a party with live music and a classic car show, an ice cream social, and an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony.
It’s the most important meal of the day! We started our 75th anniversary events off right this year with a grilled breakfast of eggs, bacon, toast, coffee, and more, all prepared with love by our wonderful coworkers. We invited members of the community to stop by for a free meal, and we welcomed the crew from AM 1100 The Flag WZFB radio station to cover the festivities!
Party + Classic Car Show
The big event! This past summer, we celebrated in a big way. Our team and guests enjoyed burgers, yard games, live music from The Front Fenders, a classic car show, and even some karaoke. It was a perfect summer evening, and we packed our parking lot full of employees, family, and friends who partied the night away.
Ice Cream Social
It was a beautiful day for a cool treat at our ice cream social this summer! We offered sundaes with all the fixings to our employees and members of the community. Then, we spent the afternoon lounging and chatting in the sun, and enjoying our sweet creations.
Open House + Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Last, but certainly not least, our open house was a phenomenal success! Our team and guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and great conversation in our newly remodeled Interior Design Center. We are especially grateful to the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce for making it official with a ribbon cutting ceremony. It was an excellent way to wrap up our celebrations this year.
Finally, we want to extend our most sincere thanks again to everyone who made this past year, and the many years before, so special. We look forward to many more years of working together and protecting and beautifying the homes in our community.
Our home improvement experts are committed to helping turn your home renovation dreams into realities! Stop by one of our showroom locations in either Fargo or Bismarck, or give us a call at 800-743-3632 to set up a free in-home consultation or a virtual consultation. We can talk to you no matter where you are through our virtual consultation service.
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