Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Masco Corporation manufactures, distributes and installs home improvement and building products, with an emphasis on brand-name consumer products and services holding leadership positions. We are among the largest manufacturers in North America of a number of home improvement and building products, including faucets, cabinets, architectural coatings and windows, and we are one of the largest installers of insulation for new home construction. We provide broad product offerings in a variety of styles and price points and distribute products through multiple channels, including directly to homebuilders and wholesale and retail channels. Approximately 78 percent of our 2012 sales were generated by our North American operations. In 2012, new home construction increased approximately 25 percent; however, with the significant decline in new home construction over the past several years, the demand for new homes remains below the historic average. ... More ...