ABC Supply

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ABC Supply
Type Private
Industry Roof and building materials
Founded 1982
Founder(s) Ken Hendricks, Diane Hendricks
Headquarters Beloit, Wisconsin, U.S.
Number of locations 500 stores
Area served United States
Key people Diane Hendricks, Chairman & Owner
Keith Rozolis, President and CEO
Todd Buehl, CFO
Products Building materials and tools
Revenue $4.6 billion (2013)
Employees 7,000
Subsidiaries Bradco Supply

ABC Supply Co., Inc. is a major American roofing supply company based in Beloit, Wisconsin, USA. It also sells windows, gutters, and siding for residential and commercial and is the largest roofing and vinyl siding wholesale distributor in the U.S.[1]

Annual sales topped $4.6 billion in 2013,[2] ranking on the 84 spot in Forbes list of largest private companies.[3]

History and management[edit]

The company was founded in 1982 by Ken Hendricks and Diane Hendricks. It grew from a single store in Wisconsin to having over 450 branches in 45 states nationwide.

By the time of his death on December 21, 2007, Ken Hendricks was the 107th richest person in America according to Forbes October 2006 issue. President David Luck was named CEO to succeed him.[4] He retired on December 31, 2013 and was replaced by Keith Rozolis.

Operations and holdings[edit]

ABC Supply has expanded from its original business.[5] In early 2010, the company acquired Bradco Supply, its largest acquisition to date.[6]

The Group now includes numerous enterprises that span the fields of industry, transportation and logistics, insurance, real estate and construction, recycling, restaurants, and the film industry.[7]



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Awards and activities[edit]

The company has won the Gallup Great Workplace Award for seven consecutive years, 2007-2013.[8]

It sponsors A. J. Foyt Enterprises' #14 IndyCar Series car. The company will sponsor the Milwaukee IndyFest starting in 2014.[9]