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 and exceeding customer expectations and requirements.
Achieve continual improvement of our operations by regularly reviewing its performance and effectiveness.
Respect and maintain integrity for providing quality quartz products.
Train and employ quality personnel to create an environment that cultivates a sense pride amongst our team and high-quality workmanship.
Zealous communication of our Quality Management System.
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.