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About Us

RapidMaterials is an ecommerce company of MillerClapperton in Austell near Atlanta, Geogia.


MillerClapperton was founded by Ted Miller and Dave Clapperton as a manufacturer’s representative firm out of Ted’s home in Smyrna, Georgia in 1979. The company grew rapidly and in the 1980s, became a recognized name in southeastern states for architectural metalwork. The company continued to expand in the fabrication business and in 2004, MillerClapperton was named one of the best places to work in Atlanta by the local newspaper, Atlanta Journal Constitution. That year also saw the birth of Rapid ACM – an ecommerce company selling ACM sheets. In 2009, Rapid ACM changed its name to RapidMaterials and the product line expanded to include construction tools, wall cladding materials, components for snow retention, metal roofing and solar mounting, fasteners and clamps, and many more. In 2016, MillerClapperton was again named one of the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Top Workplaces.

Vision & Goal

The vision of RapidMaterials is to become the largest online company selling good value construction tools and building materials in the USA. Our major goal is to provide our customers a fast, easy and convenient ordering system whenever and wherever it is needed.

What We Do Best

At, we believe in providing the best quality tools and materials at great value to our customers. We believe in serving our customers fairly, honestly and honorably. You can always expect to receive superior quality products, competitive pricing and dependable customer service. We pride ourselves in being able to provide professional expert advice to all our customers. Whether it is choosing the right tool or calculating your material requirements, our experts are readily available to help you make the best decisions.

Our Products & Services

We carry a wide range of tools from reputable manufacturers such as Freund, Malco and Midwest. We specialize in wall cladding products such as aluminum composite material (ACM) and metal composite material (MCM) from well-known brand names such as Alucobond, Reynobond, larson, metal sheets from Pac-Clad, and zinc sheets from VM Zinc. We also carry high pressure laminate (HPL) wall panels and other wall cladding materials from FunderMax and Equitone. Our tool line includes bending tools, gutter installation tools, HVAC tools, metal and shingle roofing tools, seamers, shears, sheet metal snips, soldering tools, siding tools, slate working tools and more. We also carry a wide variety of roofing and gutter products, including aluminum, stainless steel and zinc flat sheets, snow retention and snow guard products and solar mounting kits. At, you can expect to find everything you need for your roofing, siding and gutter projects.

Backed by MillerClapperton, one of the largest providers of engineered façade cladding in the United States, you can be assured of dependable professional services that you will not find elsewhere and superior quality products that are always trusted by our customers. Based near Atlanta, Georgia, MillerClapperton has successfully completed thousands of projects worldwide utilizing ACM, MCM and HPL phenolic resin materials. Some of the more prominent projects completed in Atlanta, Georgia, among others, include Home Depot Corporate Office, Georgia Aquarium, and College Football Hall of Fame (please visit for more details). Our company has consistently provided enduring value to all our customers while treating our employees and vendors with utmost respect. can be your most trusted source for all your building material needs.

Our website is responsive and mobile friendly allowing our customers to find and order our products easily on any devices such as desktops, laptops, tablets and smart phones, anytime, anywhere.

Management Team at RapidMaterials

Zane Miller, Vice President, MillerClapperton
Zane Miller, VP
David Trefzger, Manager
David Trefzger, Manager
Testimonials from customers for RapidMaterials