Frameworks History Frameworks Manufacturing, Inc. was organized in December 1996 by four former employees of Altura Architectural Products, Inc. In October 1996, International Aluminum Corp. of California purchased Altura Architectural Products and merged it with their other aluminum manufacturer "RACO." In April 2012, Frameworks was purchased by ASSA ABLOY, Inc. and is now distributed throughout the United States by the ASSA ABLOY Door security Solutions sales group. The Frameworks high quality pre-finished aluminum framing systems and quick turnaround process complement the ever expanding ASSA ABLOY repertoire. Frameworks is an essential part of the ASSA ABLOY total door opening solution for the American commercial and institutional market.