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Headwaters Incorporated (HW)

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Headwaters Incorporated
10653 South River Front Parkway
Suite 300
South Jordan, UT 84095
United States - Map
Phone: 801-984-9400

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Industrial Goods
Industry:General Building Materials
Full Time Employees:2,355

Business Summary 

Headwaters Incorporated, a building products company, provides products and services in the light and heavy building materials sectors primarily in the United States and Canada. The company’s Light Building Products segment designs, manufactures, and sells siding and exterior siding accessories, including decorative window shutters, gable vents, mounting blocks for exterior fixtures, roof ventilation, trim board and molding products, specialty siding products, synthetic roofing tiles, and window well systems; professional tools, such as portable cutting and shaping tools; manufactured architectural stone products; and concrete-based masonry products, including standard grey blocks, split and ground faced blocks, and polished and textured blocks. This segment sells its products under the Builders Edge, Vantage, MHP, Tapco, Atlantic Premium Shutters, Foundry, InSpire, WellCraft, and Kleer Lumber brand names, as well as under the Eldorado Stone, Dutch Quality Stone, and StoneCraft brand names. This segment distributes its products through a network of distributors, such as masonry and stone suppliers, roofing and siding material distributors, fireplace suppliers, and other contractor specialty stores, as well as through national and regional retail home centers and direct sales. Its Heavy Construction Materials segment markets coal combustion products (CCP), including fly ash that is used as a replacement for Portland cement in various concrete applications, such as infrastructure, commercial, and residential construction; and provides CCP disposal services, as well as services to electric utilities related to the management of CCPs. The company’s Energy Technology segment is involved in the heavy oil upgrading processes, and the liquefaction of coal into liquid fuels. Headwaters Incorporated was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in South Jordan, Utah.

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Corporate Governance 
Headwaters Incorporated’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Kirk A. Benson , 63
Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. Donald P. Newman , 49
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer
Mr. Harlan M. Hatfield , 53
VP, Sec. and Gen. Counsel
Mr. Murphy K. Lents , 62
Pres of Headwaters Stone Division
Mr. William H. Gehrmann III, 57
Pres of Headwaters Heavy Construction Materials
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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