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 700 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 $5.9 billion in 2015,[4] placing it 63rd on Forbes list of largest private companies in the United States.[4]

Following the accidental death of Ken Hendricks on December 21, 2007, company president David Luck was named CEO. Luck retired on December 31, 2013 and was replaced by Keith Rozolis.[5][6]

Awards and honors[edit]

The company won the Gallup Great Workplace Award for the seven consecutive years, 2007-2013.[7]

Corporate sponsorship[edit]

It sponsors A. J. Foyt Enterprises' #14 and #4 IndyCar Series cars. The company will sponsor the Milwaukee IndyFest starting in 2014.[8]

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. ^ "ABC Supply names successor to Hendricks". Milwaukee Business Journal. February 15, 2008. 
  6. ^ "ABC’s Top Eexecutive Will Retire". Beloit Daily News. November 5, 2013. Retrieved March 5, 2017. 
  7. ^ Gallup (May 21, 2014). "Gallup Great Workplace Award Current and Previous Winners". Gallup. Archived from the original on May 21, 2014. Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Andretti signs ABC Supply to sponsor Milwaukee". Sporting News. Associated Press. October 16, 2013. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013. Retrieved October 16, 2013.