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Americh Celebrates 40 Years in Business

Oct. 20, 2022
Founded in North Hollywood, California by Ed Richmond, Americh’s original product offerings were whirlpools and spas.
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NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA – Americh, a bathtub and shower base designer and manufacturer, is celebrating a major milestone: 40 years in business. Incorporated in 1982, Americh has grown into a popular American-made brand. 

Founded in North Hollywood, California by Ed Richmond, Americh’s original product offerings were whirlpools and spas. Having a wealth of product design experience from his previous work, Richmond knew he wanted to design products that not only looked good but were not a burden for installers.

Americh’s whirlpools caught on with contractors and subsequently Americh became a trusted source for well-made products. 

“Looking back, it might have seemed an enormous leap of faith to start this company, but now, 40 years on, I could not be prouder of what we’ve accomplished," said Ed Richmond, founder of Americh. "We’ve remained true to our values and we’ve never compromised our products or our goals in any way and
we’ve weathered many challenges and come out the other side."

In 1985, Americh expanded its production capabilities by opening an additional manufacturing facility in Charlotte, North Carolina, enabling more efficient product delivery.

The company grew both in personnel and in product development and production and the breadth of their skills can be seen today in any of Americh’s 100+ styles, available in more than 200 sizes.

Now sold through showrooms and wholesalers across North America, one of Americh’s differentiators is its ability to allow for customization. This unique level of hands-on production ensures that every customer has a tub that matches their own aesthetic.

A "Made-in-the-USA" brand, Americh is also a family endeavor. Ed Richmond's son Greg is involved in the company in design and marketing, and his daughter Michelle in logistics and accounting. Ed Richmond remains a creative force in the company, bringing inspired design ideas to the company and encouraging the team to turn those ideas into reality.

Americh takes pride in cultivating a workplace where every employee is as critical to the company’s success as the next. Most of the employees at Americh have been with the brand for more than 10 years, some more than 20.

In the years to come, Americh hopes to continue to stimulate the imaginations of designers and home enthusiasts alike.

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