Welcome to C&R Building Supply

Distributor Center of Alutex Shading Systems

Lateral Arms

The only 20’ lateral arm projection in the USA

Window Awnings

For both home improvement and commercial application.

Elegant Pergolas

Robust, Elegant, Reliable

Commercial Awnings

Elegant & Quality Custom Design

Residential Awnings

Elegant & Quality Design

Terrace Awnings

The best on the market

Modern Pergolas

Elegant Italian Design

Louver Pergolas

Shadow Elegance, Visible Quality

Welcome to C&R Building Supply Distribution Center of Philadelphia, PA for ALUTEX®, the Italian Designer of Shading Systems

Alutex® Shading Systems, everything else... is just shade.

C&R Building Supply is distributor and supplier of the whole line of Alutex products as well as products for the building, construction, remodeling and lumber yard industries

With hundreds of styles and fabric colors, we make finding the right shading system at the right price simple.
At C&R Building Supply we house many different pieces of hardware that are made to fit your every need. Our aisles are filled with all the nuts, bolts, and general builder’s hardware you would expect from the leading supply company in Philadelphia. Our aisles don’t just contain nuts and bolts, we have a large selection of adhesives, fasteners and everything in between to keep your projects safe and secure. Our warehouse has large amounts of hardware that is made for you and your next residential or commercial project.
We have it all! Come down to C&R Building Supply for all of your hardware needs.


We provide quality and service way above and beyond the industry standard, satisfying the most sophisticated demand of our clientele. Because each Alutex product is custom made, C&R Building Supply works closely with Alutex to provide the perfect sought-after product in the industry: an ALUTEX® Shading System!

Alutex Shading Systems

ALUTEX® is one of the most creative North American manufacturers of Retractable Awnings, Patios & Pergolas today on the market.

Italian Creativity & Design

ALUTEX®’s use of tailoring equipment that employ electronic sensors during the cutting and sewing process, allows the production of a finished product that is certainly among the most high-tech ones today.

Customers Support

ALUTEX®’s growth is due to its success in establishing a close working relationship with its Distributors such as, C&R Building Supply for the Philadelphia, PA area.




Every Alutex system is the result of a close collaboration between our attention to the requirements of the market and our engineering background.
We always designs flexibility into our products. Either for residential or for commercial applications, the result of our research is always products designed to guarantee years of satisfaction and reliable service.


Reliable & Fast

Alutex’s extensive inventory of components allows our company to supply its products with prompt service and rapid delivery.
For our conventional products the average lead time is 10 working days from the order date. For any other custom made product our delivery time is the among the best of the industry.



We are committed to employ the most advanced technology available today to the awning industry, in order to be able to offer sophisticated and reliable products to satisfy the most stringent demand of the market.
Nevertheless we never forget the artisan touch where the human factor still plays the fundamental value of our products.



Alutex exclusive products are always the result of its effort to find exclusive solutions to special conditions, such as its Trio, able to reach 12’ in projection where only 10’ of available narrow width is available, or its Giant, the only lateral arm with 20’ of projection.
30 years of innovations and dedication to distinction.