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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. 

May 2, 2012

A. O. Smith Corp. has posted first-quarter net earnings of $47.5 million, compared with $24.2 million in the prior-year quarter. Net earnings included an after-tax gain of $16.7 million, related to the sale of shares of Regal Beloit Corporation, which were received from the 2011 divestiture of the electric motor business.

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. 

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. 

September 30, 2010

A six-car motorcade took George W. Bush to the Beloit, Wis., headquarters of roofing distributor...

September 27, 2010

Several leading executives in the home channel made the Forbes 400 list for 2010, an...

July 24, 2008

The roofing and building materials distributor has named a new operations and fleet manager and...

June 11, 2008

One of the industry’s largest distributors of exterior building products has restructured its management after...

February 18, 2008

David Luck, president and chief operating officer, will take the place of Ken Hendricks, who...

January 13, 2008

Ken Hendricks, founder, chairman and CEO of ABC Supply, passed away on Dec. 21 after...

December 25, 2007

Ken Hendricks died after suffering a head injury on Dec. 20....