Our History

Anco Products circa 1979
Anco Products Headquarters, Circa 1979
1972
Anco Products starts as a Flexible Duct Manufacturer.
1978
Anco joins Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International, HARDI.
1979
Installs textile fiberglass manufacturing line.
1984
Expands into the international LNG market with System 9000 Resilient Blanket Insulation.
1985
Howard Tomlinson, Anco’s President, becomes the 1st President of the Air Diffusion Council ADC.
1996
Implements our insulation laminating department.
1997
Joins National Frame Builders Association (NFBA) as a member.
1998
Becomes ISO 9001- certified.
1999
Anco receives State of Indiana Quality Award.
2001
Anco receives Elkhart Chamber of Commerce EARTHA Award.
2003
Anco receives the HARDI 25 Years Booth Conference Award.
2004
Joins the National Insulation Association (NIA).
2005
Achieves a company goal of Conducting Business on all 7 continents; completes a project in Antarctica.
2006
Anco receives Elkhart Chamber of Commerce Company of the Month award.
2007
Anco earns GREENGUARD Children & Schools Certification and voluntarily joins the EPA Wastewise Program.
2008
Anco receives APi Group Inc.'s X-Cup for workplace safety and becomes HARDI 30 year member.
2009
Anco receives the Above and Beyond Award by the Indiana Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a U.S. Department of Defense program.
2010
  • Receives the Ruben Anderson Award for Profitability by APi Group, Inc.
  • Anco launches new product: Garage Door Insulation Kit.
  • Receives the second Elkhart Chamber of Commerce EARTHA Award.
2011
Reintroduces our Duct Liner insulation to the HVAC market.
2013
Mark Sorg, National Sales Manager, elected as President of Air Diffusion Council (ADC).
2014
  • Anco discontinues Flexible Duct line but continues to offer UL classified air connectors and jackets for OEM usage.
  • Doug Spicher, General Manager, retires after 35 years of service; Tim Garber promoted to be Plant Manager.
2016
Anco Products Inc. was acquired by Re`tek Engineering Solutions and became Anco Products.