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SRS Distribution Announces Expansion in St. Louis, Missouri with the Acquisition of Roofers Supply

By Dan R. Tinker March 25, 2015


SRS Distribution (“SRS” or “the Company”) announced today that it has acquired Roofers Supply & Service – Petry Roofing Supply, Inc. (“Roofers Supply & Service”), an independent distributor of residential and commercial roofing products servicing the Greater St. Louis market from its location in Fenton, Missouri.Founded in 1972, Roofers Supply & Service is the third expansion by SRS in St. Louis and highly complementary to SRS’ existing footprint in the region.  The branch will immediately expand its current product offering and will continue to be led by Charlie Robertson, majority owner of Roofers Supply & Service, and his entire operations team.  Roofers Supply & Service will transition its operating name going forward to Shake & Shingle Supply, which already operates nearby locations in Wentzville, MO and O’Fallon, IL.  Charlie will report directly to Troy Baker, SRS’ AVP for the Central region.

Dan Tinker, President and Chief Operating Officer of SRS Distribution, commented, "We are extremely excited to have the opportunity to strategically grow our footprint in the St. Louis market with a third branch and a now complete delivery triangle around the metroplex.   This acquisition, like all acquisitions that we do, is about people. We are fortunate to have Charlie and his team of dedicated and customer-focused employees join the SRS family.   Roofers Supply & Service will make an ideal addition to our Central region operations and allows us to properly service the Greater St. Louis market from the South side.”

Charlie Robertson, owner of Roofers Supply & Service, stated, “We are very excited to join the SRS team and continue to bring our loyal and supportive customers the products that they need to grow and expand their businesses.   Through our new partnership with SRS, we are planning to accelerate our growth, improve our business model and continue to provide outstanding service for our customers.”

Headquartered in McKinney, TX, SRS is a roofing distribution holding company that with the addition of Roofers Supply & Service will include 140 locations in 37 states operating under the names:  Suncoast Roofers Supply (FL), Southern Shingles (TX/OK/LA/AR), SRS Roofing Supply (AL/MS), Rowe Supply (GA/SC), Atlanta Roofing Supply (GA), Cannon Supply (SC), Columbia Wholesale (SC), Midwest Roofing Supply (IL/MN/IA/OH/MI), D.J. Roofing Supply (KS/MO), Gary-Hobart Roofing Supply (IN), River City Wholesale (KY), Superior Distribution (TN/MD/VA/NC/SC), Shake & Shingle Supply (CO/KS/MO/IL/NE), Roofline Supply (OR/WA/CA/UT/AZ/ID), Stoneway (WA), Pace Supply (PA/NJ), Heritage Wholesalers (MA/NH/CT), Myles F. Kelly (NJ/NY), Sierra Roofing Supply (NV), B&L Wholesale Supply (NY/PA) and Commercial Distribution Specialists (TX).   SRS is a portfolio company of Berkshire Partners LLC.

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