Decades of Experience
GM Associates, Inc. is founded by Melvyn and Nancy Nutter as their dream of starting a family business to pass on to their 5 daughters.
GM Associates moved from Alameda, CA to it's current location in Oakland, CA.
All 5 of the Nutter daughters; Terri, Lisa, Deborah, Karen, and Sue worked at GM at the same time.
Mel Nutter retires, and the 5 sisters follow in his footsteps and take over management of GM. The first 3rd generation Nutter family member begins working full time at GM.
Following a long process, GM Associates is certified as ISO 9001:2015 compliant.
GM Associates Inc. rebrands as GM Quartz.
- Management commitment to the quality management system
- Experienced Sales Engineering and Manufacturing Staff
- Capital equipment investments
- Manufacturing process control systems
- Social and environmental governance
(pictured left to right: Darin McDonald, Karen Beato, Al Vanegas, Deborah Camp, Mark Lowe, Scott Camp, Terri Hartman, Bill Fesmire)
Understanding & meeting customers' expectations and their relevant requirements
Achieve continual improvement of our operations and performance
Respect and integrity in the industry for quality quartz products and workmanship within reasonable economic limits
Trying to create an environment of integrity and high standards
Zealous communication of our quality management system to interested parties.
Awards and Acknowledgements
Heraeus External Supplier of the Year
GM was awarded the Heraeus External Supplier of the year award in 2013.
OAKLAND FAMILY LEGACY BUSINESS AWARD
Presented by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf in recognition of the long term success of GM Associates in the Oakland community.