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SRS Distribution Acquires MidSouth Building Supply

By Dan R. Tinker October 24, 2016


SRS Distribution (“SRS” or “the Company”) announced today the acquisition of MidSouth Building Supply of Maryland, Inc. (“MidSouth”), an independent distributor of windows, kitchen cabinetry, siding, and residential roofing & accessories, servicing the Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Wilmington metropolitan areas.  The effective date of the transaction is October 21, 2016.

MidSouth Building Supply was founded in 1966 and currently employs 39 people across its three locations in Beltsville, Maryland; Woodlawn, Maryland; and Wilmington, Delaware.  MidSouth will continue to be led by John Briggs, Dan Flynn, as well as the Company’s entire sales and operations team, reporting to Paul Whelan, SRS’ Vice President for the Northeast region.

Dan Tinker, President and COO of SRS Distribution, commented, "We are excited to have the extremely dedicated and talented employees of MidSouth join the SRS family of companies.  MidSouth is a company we have known for many years and we look forward to expanding on their long track record of success.  This acquisition also marks the entrance into our 40th state (Delaware), which all of our employees are very proud of.”  

John Briggs, President of MidSouth Building Supply, added, “I am excited to be able to accelerate our growth by teaming up with our friends at SRS.  SRS plans to invest heavily in our business as we join forces together, which offers great opportunities that will benefit our customers and suppliers as well as our long-time and loyal employees.  We look forward to a bright future as part of the SRS family.”

Headquartered in McKinney, TX, SRS is a roofing distribution holding company that, with the addition of MidSouth Building Supply, will include 165 locations in 40 states operating under the names: Suncoast Roofers Supply, Southern Shingles, Midwest Roofing Supply, River City Wholesale, Superior Distribution, Shake & Shingle Supply, Roofline Supply & Delivery, Stoneway Roofing Supply, Heritage Wholesalers, Myles F. Kelly, Commercial Distribution Specialists, B&L Wholesale Supply, Advanced Building Products, Atlantic Roofing Distributors, Monroe Aluminum Products, and National Building and Roofing Supplies.  SRS is a portfolio company of Berkshire Partners LLC.


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