ARC Manufacturing specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of building materials. The company prides itself as being one of Jamaica’s most customer and market-oriented businesses. Our corporate culture is driven by the company’s mission statement:
“To achieve our economic goals by deploying the company’s assets, philosophy and human resources, to become the leading manufacturer and distributor of building materials in Jamaica.”
We remain committed to achieving this objective. ARC Manufacturing is also committed to attaining the long-term goal. We achieve this by being the leading manufacturer and distributor of building materials in the Caribbean and Latin American region.
ARC was incorporated in Jamaica in 1996 as Limited Liability Company, a small manufacturer of zinc sheeting with a staff complement of five (5). In 1997, ARC acquired Jamaica Steel Reinforcement Company. We augmented our manufacturing facilities to include nail products, construction fabric mesh products, quarter wire and drawn wire products.
ARC remains the leading manufacturer of nails. We are also the sole manufacturer of binding wire in Jamaica and have effectively competed in this market segment against foreign imports.
ARC further expanded its manufacturing programme in 2010, with the incorporation of ARC Manufacturing Limited as it further supports its vision:
“To strive for a strong correlation between economic prosperity and improved social conditions for a contemporary Jamaican Society.”
Today, ARC Manufacturing employs over 300 individuals; a skilled workforce, with over fifty (50) years of experience in the construction, building materials and distributive trade. The majority of our workers are residents of the surrounding communities within which we operate.
ARC has not only expanded its staff complement but also its product range and facilities. The company began the importation of lumber products and wood products in 1996 with form ply and one inch lumber. ARC Manufacturing now carries a wide assortment of lumber and other building materials.
The company’s main office, manufacturing and distribution facilities now occupy approximately 18 acres of land situated at 14 Bell Road. This is in the heart of the industrial belt of the city of Kingston. The property spans Bell Road in the West then to Development Road in the East. It features the following:
ARC Manufacturing is committed to delivering superior quality products to its customers on time, just in time, all the time! Over the years we have become the leader in our industry for just that: superior products, superior quality, and superior service.
We are committed to ensuring that we are adequately stocked at all times. To achieve this we carry the largest inventory of the products we offer in Jamaica.
ARC Manufacturing remains committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations every time.