ABC Supply

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ABC Supply Co., Inc
Private
Industry Roof and building materials
Founded 1982 (1982)
Founder
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 US$4,600,000,000 (2013)
Number of employees
7,000
Subsidiaries Bradco Supply
Website www.abcsupply.com

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

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1982 by Ken Hendricks and Diane Hendricks. It grew from a single store in Wisconsin to having over 490 branches in 49 states nationwide.

ABC Supply has expanded from its original business.[2] In early 2010, the company acquired Bradco Supply, its largest acquisition to date.[3]

Annual sales topped US$4,600,000,000 in 2013,[4] ranking on the 84 spot in Forbes list of largest private companies.[4]

Awards and honors[edit]

The company won the Gallup Great Workplace Award for the seven consecutive years, 2007-2013.[5]

Corporate governance[edit]

By the time of his accidental death on December 21, 2007, CEO and founder Ken Hendricks was the 107th richest person in America according to Forbes October 2006 issue.[6] President David Luck was named CEO to succeed him. Luck retired on December 31, 2013 and was replaced by Keith Rozolis.[7][8]

Corporate sponsorship[edit]

It sponsors A. J. Foyt Enterprises' #14 and #41 IndyCar Series cars. The company will sponsor the Milwaukee IndyFest starting in 2014.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "#69 ABC Supply". Forbes. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ "A Look at the Multitude of Companies and Subsidiaries under the Hendricks Umbrella". Beloit Daily News. September 17, 2012. Retrieved March 5, 2017. 
  3. ^ Jim Tierney (May 13, 2010). "ABC Supply Acquires Bradco Supply". Multichannel Merchant. Retrieved March 5, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "#63 ABC Supply". Forbes. Retrieved March 5, 2017. 
  5. ^ Gallup (May 21, 2014). "Gallup Great Workplace Award Current and Previous Winners". Gallup. Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  6. ^ Douglas, Emily; et al. (October 9, 2006). "The Forbes 400". Forbes. 178.7: 262. 
  7. ^ "ABC Supply names successor to Hendricks". Milwaukee Business Journal. February 15, 2008. 
  8. ^ "ABC's Top Eexecutive Will Retire". Beloit Daily News. November 5, 2013. Retrieved March 5, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Andretti signs ABC Supply to sponsor Milwaukee". Sporting News. Associated Press. October 16, 2013. Retrieved October 16, 2013.