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April 9, 2014

Representing the marketing chops of the home improvement industry, Briggs & Stratton Corporation earned high marks for its Mower Mouth social media contest at this year's Shorty Industry Awards on April 7 in New York City.

The contest earned Briggs & Stratton the spot for Best Facebook Contest, which it shared with ESPN's SportsCenter after beating a third finalist, ABC Family.

February 14, 2014

In La Crosse, Wis., Garrett Meyer was named as branch manager of ABC Supply’s newest location.

The building products distributor will open officially on Feb. 17 at 2325 Enterprise Ave., in La Crosse.

The branch will offer steep-slope and low-slope roofing products and systems, siding, gutter, windows, doors and related products and services.

January 14, 2014

Beloit, Wis. -- Steve Reuter has been named executive director of American Construction Metals, a business unit of ABC Supply.

ACM is a manufacturer of metal roofing, siding, rainware and related products. In this newly created position, Reuter will be responsible for the strategic direction and financial performance of ACM and its four manufacturing plants. 

December 11, 2013

Kathy Hendricks, who had overseen ABC Supply’s information technology function for 28 years, most recently as VP and chief information officer, has been named to the newly created position of executive director of customer connectivity.

In her new role, she will lead ABC Supply’s strategic initiative to design, develop and implement the new information technology services and solutions that will connect ABC Supply to its customers and make it easier for its customers to run their businesses.

August 20, 2013

Josh Duhamel, an actor best known for his role in ABC's All My Children and the Transformers movie series, recently teamed up with Valspar Paint to launch Valspar Hands & Hearts for Habitat.

Valspar Hands & Hearts for Habitat will auction off celebrity handprints created with Valspar Paint and benefits Habitat for Humanity's Disaster Response Program.

August 5, 2013

ABC Supply adjusted its lineup of executive titles by promoting 14-year ABC veteran and COO Keith Rozolis into the spot as president, a post previously held by the CEO David Luck. 

Luck, who has been president since 1998, will continue as CEO of the Beloit, Wis.-based building products dealer. 

November 8, 2012

Exterior building products distributor ABC Supply has promoted 26 branch managers from around the country to the position of managing partner. In their new positions, the managing partners will continue to oversee their respective branches while taking on additional responsibilities. They have become members of ABC Supply’s National Branch Advisory Board, which advises senior management on a wide range of topics, including strategic initiatives, branch expansion, product development, technology, branch operation and company policy.

September 25, 2012

Hurd Windows and Doors was featured on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer in a Sept. 20 feature that highlighted U.S.-based businesses that are making a domestic and global economic impact. The 90-year-old custom window and door manufacturer was recognized for competing on a worldwide basis out of its Midwestern manufacturing facilities in Medford and Merrill, Wisconsin.

July 26, 2012

Roofing distributor ABC Supply will open a new store in Carnegie, Pa., on Aug. 1. The 42,000-sq.-ft. facility will contain a warehouse and showroom space in two buildings. Designed to serve residential and commercial construction professionals, the new store will carry a complete assortment of low-slope and steep-slope roofing materials, siding, windows, doors, gutter, decking and related tools and equipment. 

July 26, 2012

Roofing distributor ABC Supply will open a new store in Carnegie, Pa., on Aug. 1. The 42,000-sq.-ft. facility will contain a warehouse and showroom space in two buildings. Designed to serve residential and commercial construction professionals, the new store will carry a complete assortment of low-slope and steep-slope roofing materials, siding, windows, doors, gutter, decking and related tools and equipment. 

July 17, 2012

It’s been more than two weeks since Al Stewart, an ABC Supply employee in Doraville, Ga., saw a puppy tossed out of a moving car in front of his workplace. The Daschund-Chihuahua mix was approximately nine weeks old, and before Stewart could get to it, the puppy was hit by a car.

“It happened right as Al was pulling into the parking lot,” reassistant store manager Trey Couch told Home Channel News. “The dog just went flying out of the [vehicle’s] door.”

May 31, 2012

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men suspected of stealing six Husqvarna chain saws at a Lowe’s store in Springfield, Mass., according to a report on WGGB-TV, an ABC affiliate.

On May 21, the individuals allegedly placed the items, valued at $766 each, in a store cart and wheeled it out the front door. 

March 13, 2012

A Texas roofing supplier that allegedly stiffed ABC Supply for $64,534 -- resulting in liens being filed on 17 homeowners -- is facing 17 felony theft charges, according to an article in the Tribune-Review.

January 20, 2012

Building products distributor ABC Supply has promoted David Johnson to the position of director national accounts. In his new role, Johnson will lead the team that works with large national customers, partners and suppliers to provide the products and services these customers need. He has been part of the company’s national accounts department since 2008, serving as an account executive focused on storm contractors. 

November 7, 2011

ABC Supply, one of the country’s largest distributors of roofing and exterior building products, has hired Tom Walker as its executive director of commercial roofing, a newly created position.

In his new role, Walker will work with the company’s national business development team to grow and develop ABC Supply’s low-slope roofing business -- particularly its share of large, top-tier customers and national roofers.

November 3, 2011

ABC Supply, the nation’s largest distributor of roofing, has promoted Mike Boggs to director of operations, a newly created position. In his new role, Boggs is responsible for championing, developing and implementing critical operational initiatives, including continued improvement of the company’s Customer Service Delivery System (CSDS), inventory management, fleet optimization, outside sales management, response to storms, and the leveraging of technology to enhance internal service quality and customer service. 

September 19, 2011

A California woman who thought she won the state’s $54 million lottery -- and then discovered the local newspaper had printed the wrong winning numbers -- is getting a new roof compliments of ABC Supply and Allstate Roofing. 

April 28, 2011

Wayne, N.J.-based GAF, the largest roofing manufacturer in North America, will contribute all roofing materials in this week’s episode of the ABC television show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition."

“This is our fourth 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' project in the past six months, and we are pleased to be given the opportunity to continue contributing to these life-changing projects,” said Ted Marcopolus, VP marketing services at GAF.

April 18, 2011

ABC Supply, the industry’s largest distributor of roofing, siding and other exterior products, has announced that eight former Bradco associates have joined ABC Supply’s Southeast region team.

ABC Supply acquired Bradco Supply in June 2010. ABC’s Southeast division includes nearly 100 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

The new ABC Supply associates and their assignments are:

April 18, 2011

ABC Supply, the industry’s largest distributor of roofing, siding and other exterior products, has announced that eight former Bradco associates have joined ABC Supply’s Southeast region team.

ABC Supply acquired Bradco Supply in June 2010. ABC’s Southeast division includes nearly 100 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

The new ABC Supply associates and their assignments are:

April 18, 2011

As a state of emergency is declared in North Carolina, homeowners and retailers are picking up the pieces after a destructive and deadly series of tornadoes.

According to news reports, 243 tornadoes were reported in 13 states in the past three days.

February 23, 2011

ABC Supply, the industry’s largest distributor of roofing and exterior building products, has announced that two of its VPs will be given new roles in order to maximize its 2010 acquisition of Bradco Supply Co.

January 6, 2011

An Orchard Supply Hardware store in Fresno, Calif. suffered fired damage Wednesday morning causing tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage, according to ABC 30 news.

The fire was apparently caused by a cash register, according to the article, resulting in between $50,000 and $75,000 worth of damage.

 

January 1, 2011

ABC Supply has announced that it will rename six of its Bradco Supply units in the Midwest as ABC Supply locations as of Jan. 3, 2011. The stores are in Wauconda and Alsip, Ill.; Warren, Mich.; Hazelwood, Mo.; Omaha, Neb.; and Indianapolis, Ind. 

January 1, 2011

ABC Supply has announced that it will rename six of its Bradco Supply units in the Midwest as ABC Supply locations as of Jan. 3, 2011. The stores are in Wauconda and Alsip, Ill.; Warren, Mich.; Hazelwood, Mo.; Omaha, Neb.; and Indianapolis, Ind.