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SRS Distribution Announces Expansion in Indiana with the Acquisition of Tri-C Roofing Supply in Muncie, Indiana.

By Dan R. Tinker June 09, 2014

SRS Distribution (“SRS” or “the Company”) announced today that it has acquired Tri-C Roofing Supply, an independent distributor of residential & commercial roofing, siding, windows and related building products servicing the east-central Indiana market. The single location company is 45 minutes northeast of Indianapolisin Muncie and primarily serves remodeling contractors, residential and commercial roofers and home builders.

Tri-C Roofing Supply was originally founded in 1953 as Don J. Crookston Corp and currently employs 7 people. TRI-C's current product mix includes residential roofing products, siding, and a full selection of windows and related building products. Ron Chambers & Jim Crookston, Tri-C Roofing Supply’s current owners, and the entire operations team will be staying with the company. The Tri-C Roofing Supply location will migrate in the coming months to the Midwest Roofing Supply brand to gain synergies with all the other existing Midwest branches in the region.

Dan Tinker, President & COO of SRS Distribution, commented, "We are happy to welcome the great people from Tri-C to the SRS family. They have a great team of industry veterans that care deeply about their customers and we look to help them expand the business in the coming years.”

Ron Chambers, co-owner of Tri-C, added, “We are very excited to be joining SRS. Together with their supplier relationships, access to expansion capital and a commitment to invest in our people, we feel we can’t lose going forward. It is going to be fun to see Tri-C reach its maximum potential in the coming years.”

Headquartered in McKinney, TX, SRS is a roofing distribution holding company that with the addition of Tri-C Roofing Supply will include 115 locations in 37 states operating under the names: Suncoast Roofers (FL), Southern Shingles (TX/OK/LA/AR), SRS Roofing Supply (AL, MS), Rowe Supply (GA/SC), Atlanta Roofing (GA), Cannon Supply (SC), Columbia Wholesale (SC), Midwest Roofing Supply (IL/MN/IA/OH), Gary-Hobart Roofing Supply (IN), River City Wholesale (KY), Superior Distribution (TN/MD/VA/NC), Shake & Shingle Supply (CO/KS/MO/IL), Roofline Supply (OR/CA/UT/AZ/ID), Stoneway (WA), Pace Supply (PA/CT/NJ), Heritage Wholesalers (MA/NH/CT), Myles F. Kelly (NJ/NY) and Sierra Roofing Supply(NV). SRS is a portfolio company of Berkshire Partners LLC.

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