Seattle Business Magazine Honors Mutual Materials with a Family Business Award


Kendall Seattle Family Business Award SpeechMutual Materials, the largest manufacturer of masonry and hardscape products in the Pacific Northwest, has been honored by Seattle Business magazine as a top family-run business in Washington State with a 2015 Family Business Award.

The Family Business Awards by Seattle Business magazine honor the impact and legacy of Washington state’s top family-run companies.  Only three companies are recognized in each category of small, medium or large size company. Mutual Materials was honored as a Silver winner in the category of large company and the award was accepted by Mutual Materials president Kendall Anderegg, who is a direct descendant of the company founder.


As a local family owned and operated company with fifth generation family leadership, Mutual Materials was founded in 1900 by Daniel Houlahan following the Great Seattle Fire of 1889. Mutual Materials brick literally rebuilt Seattle and can be seen in many historic buildings.  Today, Mutual Materials products remain visible in our communities and are used to build hospitals, schools, stadiums, businesses, homes, park and private backyard living spaces.

Mutual Materials employs 440 people and operates 10 manufacturing facilities plus 16 retail branches throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia.

Find complete coverage of the 2015 Washington Family Business Awards the December issue of Seattle Business magazine and at


ABOUT MUTUAL MATERIALS: Mutual Materials is dedicated to building beauty that lasts and contributes to the creation of inviting communities by providing appealing products that stand the test of time. Mutual Materials manufactures high quality brick masonry and hardscape products, which are ultimately used to create beautiful buildings, family homes, relaxing public landscapes and private outdoor living areas.  Masonry products include: Brick, Slimbrick tile, Concrete Masonry Units, Natural Stone and Cultured Stone in addition to masonry supplies.  Hardscape products include: pavers, retaining wall block, natural stone and cultured stone in addition to hardscape supplies.


ABOUT SEATTLE BUSINESS: Seattle Business is a monthly magazine read by thousands of business executives across the state. Annual events tied to its editorial coverage include the Executive Excellence Awards, Leaders in Health Care Awards, Washington Manufacturing Awards, 100 Best Companies to Work For Awards, Community Impact Awards, Tech Impact Awards and Family Business Awards. Seattle Business is owned by Minneapolis-based Tiger Oak Publications, which also publishes Seattle magazine, Seattle Bride magazine and more than 20 other leading regional publications.