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Keith Richardson, President, Featured in Phoenix Business Journal’s People on the Move

By July 8, 2021December 16th, 2022No Comments

Keith Richardson is President of both Arizona Fireplaces and AF Distributors.  The companies are proven industry leaders in retail and 2-step distribution centers that serve the southwest. Under Keith’s direction, both companies represent the largest combined part of the family business. The other related companies include AF Steel Fabricators (fabricators and installers of structural steel in metro Phoenix for large commercial and residential builders) and RPG Companies.

The companies enjoy a strong and energetic team of 280 talented employees.  The Arizona Fireplaces family strives to bring change to the hearth & outdoor living industry.  Keith’s appreciation for technology and design shows in the products they display at the company’s two state-of-the-art showrooms. Clients and customers enjoy their experiential retail space, “feeling” the warmth and cool-to-the-touch hearth products.  Products include:

  1. Fireplaces, electric & gas
  2. Outdoor grills
  3. Fire tables
  4. Gas Logs
  5. Accessories

There are over 140,000 sf of warehouse space, their inventory ranks second-to-none.

Phoenix Business Journal listed Arizona Fireplaces (Arizona Fasteners Corp), Keith Richardson, President, as Arizona’s 28th Largest Phoenix-Area Family-Owned Companies for 2018. Additionally, Arizona Fireplaces has been ranked by INC5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in America.

Phoenix Business Journal | People on the Move


People on the Move

As industry leaders in retail and 2-step distribution centers, Keith and his team have changed the hearth & outdoor living industry, becoming the largest fireplace and BBQ supplier in the southwestern US.  With over 140,000 sf of warehouse space, their inventory ranks second-to-none. Two showrooms provide clients a unique opportunity, as they tour the space, experiencing up close and personal, the warmth and cool-to-the-touch hearth products: fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, fire tables, gas logs & accessories.


Arizona Fireplaces

From humble beginnings, the culture inside Arizona Fireplaces and its related companies still remains the same. We conduct business and treat you based on family values, to always be willing to serve others, be honorable in all that we do and to always do the right thing. Whether large or small, these values cannot and will not change.

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