About
Wm. S. Trimble Company

Wm. S. Trimble Company was founded in 1936 by William S. Trimble. The company sold reinforcing steel from a rented office at Roehl Construction Company on Atchley Street in Knoxville. Specialty products were added to the operations when Wm. S. Trimble Company associated with Overhead Door Corporation as a major supplier. The company started subcontracting through the installation of Overhead Door products.

Another major event was the addition of Fenestra Steel windows during World War II as a compliment to the building specialties area. In 1948 the company was incorporated and continued adding additional products for diversification.

In 1958, Mr. Trimble died and his wife, Eleanor H. Trimble became the President. The following ten years saw continuous growth in the product lines and sales volume, including entry into the contract hardware business. Upon the death of Mrs. Trimble in 1968, Jim Seiber was elected President. During his tenure more products were added and the company continued to grow.

In 1987 Wm. S. (Scott) Trimble Jr. became President. Mr. Trimble continued with the tradition of quality goods and services that his parents began in 1936. Scott retired in 2008 and now William (Bill) S. Trimble III continues the family tradition. The company continues to grow as we look for new opportunities to serve our customers in the construction industry.

Commercial

  • Hollow Metal
  • Wood Doors
  • Hardware
  • Toilet Acc/Partitions
  • Misc. Spec.

Residential

  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Hardware
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Overhead Doors

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Dock Equipment
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Security Integrations

  • Commercial
  • Access Control
  • Video Surveillance
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Wireless Locking & Key Replacement
  • Perimeter Lighting
  • Audio/Video Intercom Solutions

SERVICES WE PROVIDE

Wm. S. Trimble Company works closely with architects and contractors supplying product and services mainly relating to Sections 8 and 10 of the CSI format.

We have the technical expertise to accommodate any job no matter how large or small. Our professional staff is recognized by our manufacturers across the country for its standard of excellence.

Our staff includes a DHI Founders Award recipient as well as three other certified Architectural Hardware Consultants. As we approach the future, we pledge to continue to support the construction industry with quality products and services to all of our customers.

We are proud to have supported the construction industry in the East Tennessee area during the past eighty-plus years, and we look forward to the challenges and opportunities of the future.

An accurate estimate is a vital communication tool as well as a project roadmap from the budgeting phase through the completion of construction documents.
 

We're a factory direct distributor for all the major lines of Doors, Frames, Architectural Hardware, and Bath Accessories.
 
 

We offer consulting services for architects, contractors, and construction companies who would like to benefit from the experience and trained eye of seasoned professionals.
 

We provide specification consulting services and technical support to architects in order to deliver clear, correct, complete and concise specifications.
 

Our solutions are for clients from various industries from general contractors to government operations. The installation work is handled to the highest quality standards and in the most expert manner.

The process in which hardware such as hinges, door closers, exit devices, locks, electrified hardware, and flat goods are installed onto the doors prior to shipping to the jobsite.
 

Providing Identification, Authentication, and Authorization to secure your facility and control the movement of people in and out of your building.
 

Protect employees, protect/prosecute against loss, or simply implement a visible deterrent to criminal activity.
 
 

For those all-important periods of time when there is no one onsite to protect your building, let us take care of monitoring and protecting your building for you!
 

OUR PROJECTS

 

  • All
  • Municipal
  • Education
  • Medical
  • Recreation
  • Industrial
  • Retail
  • Financial
  • Utilities

Certifications & Licenses

  • Locksmithing License & Services
  • Certified by Tennessee Locksmith
  • Seal Program Participant
  • FDAI Certified
  • UL Listed Shop
  • DHI Member
  • AGC Member
  • ABC Member
  • CSI Member
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  • We are FSC® certified (FSC® C021614)
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  • Ask about our FSC® products

Let's Work Together

Meet our Team

At Wm. S. Trimble, our team works together in order to ensure our customers are happy & satisfied.

Bill Trimble

Bill Trimble

President

Bill has a bachelor's degree in engineering from Vanderbilt University and has spent 17 years in the door and hardware industry. He currently holds the position as President of DHI's Board of Governors.

Bill Trimble

President

Tom Rubright

Tom Rubright

Vice President

Tom Rubright is a Vice President of
William S. Trimble Co.

Tom Rubright

Vice President

Nathan Cox

Nathan Cox

Vice President

Nathan Cox is a Vice President of
William S. Trimble Co. and the divisional manager of Overhead Door Co. of Knoxville. Nathan has dedicated 34 years to our distributorship.

Nathan Cox

Overhead Door

OUR CLIENTS

From Architects, General Contractors, and Construction Developers, our client base exemplifies the expertise and value we seek to bring to your design projects. Many clients have worked with us for years; affirming that our expertise, commitment, outcomes orientation, and collaborative spirit result in fruitful, long-term working relationships.

Denark Construction

Denark Construction is a full-service general contractor, design-builder, and construction manager, based in Knoxville, Tennessee — with over $1.3 billion in public, institutional, commercial, and industrial contracts since its launch in 1985.

- Denark Construction -
FM Sylvan

FM Sylvan has a rich tradition of quality, safety, reliability, and trust built over more than half a century. Since our founding in 1956, FM Sylvan has provided industrial contracting services to blue chip clients throughout United States and Canada.

- FM Sylvan -
Morgan Construction Company, Inc.

Morgan Construction was founded in 1983 as a small, local commercial contractor. Since its founding, the company has grown one market sector at a time into a mid-sized regional general contractor/construction manager, completing projects across the Southeast and as far west as Arizona.

- Morgan Construction Company, Inc. -
Johnson & Galyon Construction

Johnson & Galyon has been a leader and innovator in the construction industry since 1914. Throughout our long history in the region, we have remained true to our roots and foundational values. Below, we have showcased some of our company’s proudest moments and most notable accomplishments.

- Johnson & Galyon Construction -
Creative Structures, Inc.

We are a full-service general contractor that delivers quality construction projects for clients, on time and on budget. The size and structure of our company gives us the flexibility to be competitive on hard bid projects and provide excellent service through design/build projects.

- Creative Structures, Inc. -
Whiting-Turner

Whiting-Turner provides construction management, general contracting, design-build and integrated project delivery services on projects small and large for a diverse group of customers. We constantly strive to exceed each client's expectations through innovation, collaboration and best practices.

- Whiting-Turner -
J. Cumby Construction

J. Cumby Construction is a fully licensed general contractor based in Cookeville, Tennessee. We specialize in water and wastewater treatment facilities, pumping stations, commercial, and industrial types of construction. Hard work, low overhead and a reputation for integrity and quality is what sets J. Cumby Construction apart.

- J. Cumby Construction -
Rentenbach

We're pleased to announce that Rentenbach Constructors Incorporated is now officially known as The Christman Company. Christman acquired Rentenbach in a merger of the two privately-held firms in December 2013 and the company's Knoxville, TN and Greensboro, NC offices continued operating under the Rentenbach name for several years but are now moving forward under the Christman brand.

- Rentenbach -
Blaine Construction

Founded in 1969, Knoxville based Blaine Construction Corporation provides general contracting, construction management and pre-engineered metal building services to a broad range of commercial and industrial clients throughout the United States.

- Blaine Construction -
Merit Construction

Merit Construction, Inc., is a commercial and industrial construction firm located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Merit has completed more than a billion dollars in construction volume since 1982, with an average of $87.2 million annually over the last five years.

- Merit Construction, Inc. -
Hickory Construction, Inc.

Hickory Construction, Inc. is a financially secure general contracting firm operating from its headquarters in Alcoa, Tennessee. Hickory has consistently earned the highest financial ratings and maintained a superior safety record for more than 40 years.

- Hickory Construction, Inc. -
Green Construction

Founded in 1945 and incorporated in 1959, Green Construction has specialized in commercial and industrial construction for over 60 years. Green Construction is a third generation company with its headquarters in Middlesboro, Kentucky. We operate in a 150 mile radius while focusing on the tri-county area. Located in Bell County, we have a vast knowledge of the local area, local vendors, local work force and local subcontractors. Our projects range from $250,000 to $9,000,000. We offer General Contracting, Construction Management and Design-Build services.

- Green Construction -
RTC General Contracting

At Richardson Turner Construction aka RTC General Contracting, our company has enjoyed a rapid rate of growth since its beginning in 1981, accelerated by our retention of customers, reputation for quality and the ability to understand and meet our client's needs. Experience has shown us that a successfully completed building project is achieved only as the result of a quality oriented construction process. This process must be inclusive, bringing the details of the building and the goals of the owner into focus.

- RTC General Contracting -
EMJ Construction

In 1968, Edgar M. Jolley founded EMJ on the philosophy of delivering exceptional construction projects with impeccable customer service. This vision to serve led to a business reputation of collaboration and long-term relationships. Since our inception, EMJ has built over 280 million square feet of construction projects across the nation. Today, you will find EMJ's name as the builder of record on a wide variety of projects.

- EMJ Construction -

Contact Info

The Wm. S. Trimble team is here to assist you in every way possible.

  • HQ Address

    2200 Atchley Street, Knoxville, TN, 37920, USA

  • Phone

    Office: (865) 573-1911

    Fax: (865) 573-5239

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