Director, Sales and Marketing

Since 2013 Kevin Harris has served as Director of Sales & Marketing for AGS Stainless, Inc. Mr. Harris has an extensive track record in business development, marketing, communications and sales. Prior to his position with AGS Stainless, Mr. Harris founded 4 industry-leading firms including 2-information technology firms, one specializing in the creation of web-based process management tools for Fortune 100 corporations and one that specialized in building predictive modeling applications for federal agencies, a real estate development firm that spearheaded the restoration and redevelopment of a historic seaport communities downtown waterfront and a state-chartered community bank. Two of these four companies he sold to publicly traded corporations.

Just How Durable is Stainless Steel?

sponsored December 05, 2016

Cable Rail - Ventura, CA

Salt water, extreme cold and other harsh conditions can be brutal on building materials.

So how do stainless-steel railings compare with aluminum and other materials in these challenging environments?

“We build a lot on Puget Sound, on islands and in coastal environments,” says Brian Abramson, Co-Founder of Method Homes in Seattle. “My experience is that stainless holds up much better than powder-coated aluminum.”

For Ryan Hanson, Partner at Sustainable Nine Design + Build in Minneapolis, salt water isn’t a factor, but extreme cold is. “All of the stainless railings we’ve installed have held up very well in our local climate,” he says.

Here’s a video excerpt from the Q&A session hosted by AGS Stainless at the recent Dwell on Design exhibition and conference in Los Angeles. For more on AGS Stainless, visit

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