October 15, 1979
MillerClapperton was founded by Ted S. Miller and Dave Clapperton as a manufacturer’s representative firm out of Ted’s home in Smyrna, Georgia
Founders Ted and Dave worked hard to build relationships and trust with architects
Specialized Installing Subcontractor
MillerClapperton has built a solid reputation in the southeastern United States as a reliable source for polished stainless steel, bronze, and specialty aluminum architectural metalwork
In this space, we specialized in providing premium, custom designed architectural metalwork
We Learn About The Fabrication Business
We learned what it took to become a national quality fabricator. Ted and Dave also learned about working with General Contractors. Eventually we learn to become our own fabricating installer
Buckhead Diner Opens
Our first major project of significance. The restaurant is still in existence today and is an iconic landmark in Buckhead, Atlanta
First Fabrication Facility Established
We move into a facility that allows us to fabricate MCM (Metal Composite Material) panels for the first time
Ten Year Anniversary
We celebrate 10 years of MillerClapperton
Doug Bruton Become Partner
Doug was highly instrumental in organizing the addition of the fabrication of composite aluminum panels – taking MillerClapperton to the next level in the industry
We Move Into A Larger Fabrication Facility
Our new facility was nearly 20,000 sq ft. We would be here for the next 8 years. Our first CNC router table was delivered this year
Home Depot Store Support Center
Atlanta, GA | 500K sq ft of MCM panels
Home Depot has consistently used us for every building ever erected on their campus. We’re proud to have been the only wall cladding company to have worked on their campus.
Twenty Year Anniversary
We celebrate twenty years of MillerClapperton
BCIA Terminal 2 Opens In Beijing, China
MillerClapperton beat out several international teams vying for this project. Our founders visited China several times to work on this deal.
We Move Into A Larger Fabrication Facility
Expanding again, we move to Austell, GA to a facility well over 40,000 SF. Our second CNC router machine was delivered this year
We celebrate 25 years of MillerClapperton
Rapid ACM Is Formed
A new e-commerce company, Rapid ACM was created to sell sheets of ACM in simple shapes only. It was the beginning of what would become a highly viable subsidiary for MillerClapperton
Top Place To Work
MillerClapperton named one of the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Top Workplaces.
MCM Certified Premium Fabricator
The MCA (Metal Construction Association) enlisted the help of founder Ted S. Miller to create the MCM Certified Premium Fabricator certification. As such, we became an original member of MCA’s certification program for such fabricators
Until 2012, Georgia Aquarium was the largest aquarium in the world and the catalyst for the growth around Centennial Park—preceding World of Coke, Center for Civil and Human Rights, Aquarium Hilton Garden Inn, College Football Hall of Fame, and numerous restaurants.
2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
MillerClapperton Goes Cruising
For a few years, the employees of MillerClapperton were treated to a company cruise. It was the talk of the company for years (and still is!)
Rapid AMC Becomes RapidMaterials
In addition to its name changing, RapidMaterials also began taking on additional manufacturers and products
Ted S. Miller Begins MCM Corner and Blog
Ted S. Miller begins writing weekly blogs, which were published on the MillerClapperton website. He also wrote articles for Metal Architecture magazine, which were published monthly in a special section titled “Ted’s MCM Corner.” The articles became a staple read in the metal construction industry, but what Ted left behind when he passed in 2012 was a legacy, not only by the company he built, but also in his writings.
We create a level of customer service that further differentiates us from our competitors—providing a cutting-edge technology that utilizes a sophisticated form of measurement to improve efficiencies and ensure accurate fabrication and installation of materials
Founding Partner Ted S. Miller Passes
Ted lost his courageous battle with cancer. Senior Estimator Scott Stafford recalls his impact on the company, its employees, and the industry at large. In his honor, MillerClapperton employees and associates continue to gather annually for the Ted S. Miller Blood Drive.
College Football Hall Of Fame
MillerClapperton engineered, fabricated and installed the panels on this project’s most prominent and complex structure. We are proud to have played a part in the construction of this iconic addition to Atlanta
Center For Civil And Human Rights
Located in downtown Atlanta, this is one of the most uniquely complex and delightfully intricate designs we’ve ever had the pleasure to engineer.
RapidMaterials Takes Off
We hire on David Trefzger as RapidMaterials manager—an industry expert and eCommerce aficionado who breathes new life into our RapidMaterials subsidiary—selling construction supplies and materials exclusively online
We opened our 2nd fabrication facility in Mesa, AZ, allowing us to truly penetrate the West Coast market for the first time. We also add our fourth CNC router machine here.
MillerClapperton expands its Austell location and doubles the square footage of our Corporate office. The new expansion offers a dedicated space for drafting, engineering, and our field operations departments, as well as making additional room for our metal shop.
The high-end shopping mall, Phipps Plaza, is located in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood. MillerClapperton fabricated nearly 16,000 square feet of material for the project, which included both Metal Composite Material and Porcelain tile
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Top Place To Work
MillerClapperton continues to be named one of the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Top Workplaces.
Friday5 Earns CMA SUPERSTAR Award
MillerClapperton’s Friday5 blog is recognized by the Construction Marketing Association in the Digital Marketing / Blog category, earning the SUPERSTAR Award
New Company Wesbite
The company launches a new website design in December
MillerClapperton Cares Is Launched
MillerClapperton started an annual charitable initiative to support good work happening in the community. The company raised more than $20,000 for its first charitable partner, the Kyle Pease Foundation
For this project, MillerClapperton fabricated and installed 106,500 square feet of Metal Composite Material panels in addition to 24,300 square feet of perforated panels and 1,100 square feet of decorative grills. The 210,000 square-foot, elliptical shaped “Unisphere,” is the largest site Net Zero commercial building in the US
Named Curbed Atlanta High Rise of the Year in 2018, Lilli Midtown’s bone white panels were accented with charcoal panels to highlight the building’s unique architecture, while also framing the units. For this project, MillerClapperton installed and fabricated more than 29,000 square feet of Metal Composite Material panels
CMA Award Winner
MillerClapperton recognized by the Construction Marketing Association (CMA) annual STAR™ Awards for marketing excellence in the construction industry for the second consecutive year
Founding Partner John David Clapperton Passes
Dave lost his courageous battle with cancer. Senior Estimator Scott Stafford recalls his impact on the company, its employees, and the industry at large
Metal of Honor Award
RapidMaterials recognized as a top metal roofing industry supplier for the 2019 Metal Roofing Magazine Metal of Honor Awards
Forty Year Anniversary
MillerClapperton celebrates forty years of business
MillerClapperton Moves To Troon Circle
Our team is once again under one roof as MillerClapperton upgrades to a new 121,000 SF facility at 8050 Troon Circle in Austell, GA.
MillerClapperton launches their new website
MillerClapperton is proud to serve as your experts in the wall cladding industry, producing over one million square feet of MCM annually and creating iconic buildings (and relationships) with our customers.
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