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About General Materials

Established in 2010, General Materials is one of the leading water heater anode suppliers for major water heater manufacturers in the US and other countries since 2010. General Materials main office is in Norcross Georgia. 


General Materials has been ranked one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America by Inc. Magazine in 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016. It has also been ranked the America's Fastest Growing Companies by Financial Times. 

General Materials supplies different alloy magnesium anode and aluminum anode for water heater manufacturers in the US and other countries, its product selections including hex cap aluminum anode with and without self sealant, hex cap aluminum anode with and without sealant, aluminum AOD anode, magnesium AOD anode, magnesium casting anode, and segmented anode, its anode rods with a diameter of 0.625", 0.75", 0.84", and 1.0", and a length from 9" to 52".


In today’s highly competitive business environment, especially as customers become more and more demanding on product quality and cost saving, innovation is the key to keep the business success, innovation also helps the company to meet customer’s satisfactory at our products. Innovation not only helped us in improving product quality and and reducing cost, it also helps to keep business grow fast, and establishing new partnerships with our customers.


General Materials understands quality is critical to its business, Quality product not only meet our customers satisfaction, but also reduce manufacturing risk and cost.  it also makes our product more competitive on the market.

General Materials always focus on the quality of the products it supplies, General Materials Quality Control process, includes in production and finished parts inspection, test, and analysis to ensure the product quality meet or exceed customer expectation. General Materials knows it is important to keep product traceability from the melting and alloying.

On-Time Delivery

General Materials understand how important the supply chain safety is, on-time delivery of quality products has always been a priority for every business. On-Time delivery is even more important for a safe supply chain, it is a key KPI factor in ranking supplier’s performance.

General Materials consider on-time delivery and safety stock is its most important task, since it is important to keep production line run smoothly. A good supplier should keep its customers worry free on the products it supplies. 

Continuous Improvement

Successful companies should never be satisfied with the status quo, they constantly have their eye on the next innovation, the next level of performance, and the next level of its product quality. They know the importance of continuous improvement in all aspects of the business.

In a fast-changing world today, continuous improvement a critical factor of most leading companies. They must train their employees periodically, and find ways work more efficiently, to meet and exceed customer satisfaction.


General Materials is always looking at what could be improved upon so that it can perform better and provide better products to its customers, while work smarter and stay more efficient.


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