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July 1, 2014

ABC Supply Co. has honored Frank Novascone III, managing partner at the distributor's Whicita, Kansas branch, with a Ken Hendricks Award.

The Ken Hendricks Award recognizes ABC Supply employees who embody the values put forth by late founder Ken Hendricks together with co-founder and wife Diane Hendricks.

According to the company, Novascone knew he wanted to run his grandfather's roofing supply store from the time he was a child. In 2002, he stepped into those shoes when ABC Supply (which had purchased the business in 1997) made him an offer he couldn't refuse.

June 17, 2014

The North American window, door and commercial ventilation market has gained a new fabricated screen heavyweight.

Building industry investment firm Seven Point Equity Partners, LLC acquired Elizabethville, Pennsylvania-based The RiteScreen Company, LLC from JT Walker Industries, Inc., to create what it says is the market's largest standalone supplier of screens.

August 24, 2013

Boston -- Brian Kilcourse, managing partner for Retail Systems Research, took some time out at the Orgill Fall Market Friday to deliver a primer on mobile technology as a driving force in the contemporary retail environment.

The seminar, titled "The New Rules of Retail: How Today's Consumer is Changing the Game," positioned mobile technology as a harbinger of a giant "reset" in retail comparable to the Industrial Revolution and onset of the Information Age. 

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.

July 19, 2011

An investment group led by Paul Hylbert, former CEO of ProBuild Holdings, and Boreas Advisors have announced the acquisition and recapitalization of Barton Supply, a Colorado fabricator and distributor of structural and reinforcing steel products and accessories.

December 7, 2010

U.S. retailers are growing impatient with a lack of sales of eco-friendly products, according to...

September 21, 2008

A succession of builder bankruptcies in California, Arizona, Wisconsin, Utah and other parts of the...

September 16, 2008

A succession of builder bankruptcies around the country have tightened credit policies at most lumberyards,...

June 11, 2008

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