Beacon Roofing Supply opens 200th branch

Beacon Roofing Supply, one of the industry’s largest distributors of roofing, siding and other exterior building products, has opened its 200th branch in Myrtle Beach, S.C. 

Beacon currently has four units operating in South Carolina under the company banner and 24 locations under the Best Distributing name. Best Distributing, which was founded in 1880 and acquired by Beacon in 2000, is the leading full-service distributor of roofing, siding, windows and other related building products in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Southern Virginia. Beacon's growth strategy includes both opening new branches and acquisitions. The Peabody, Mass.-based distributor has opened 28 new branches since its IPO in 2004. 

Beacon Roofing currently operates in 38 states across the U.S. and Canada.