ABC Supply Co.: Acquires exterior building products division of the Ar-Jay Center

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Business to be incorporated into ABC Supply’s Cedar Rapids, Iowa Branch

BELOIT, Wis. – Building products distributor ABC Supply Co., Inc. has acquired the assets of the exterior building products division of The Ar-Jay Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The acquisition includes The Ar-Jay Center’s siding, window and door business, which will be integrated into ABC Supply’s Cedar Rapids branch, located at 325 Waconia Court SW.

The Ar-Jay Center sales associates specializing in exterior building products will join ABC Supply’s Cedar Rapids team.

“We’re excited to be expanding our capabilities in these categories and to be bringing additional industry veterans to our team,” said Jim Welch, vice president of ABC Supply’s Midwest Region. “This will make us an even stronger partner to our existing customers, and we look forward to welcoming contractors who have been working with The Ar-Jay Center and having an opportunity to provide them with ABC’s high level of customer service.”

About ABC Supply

ABC Supply is the largest wholesale distributor of roofing in the United States and one of the nation’s largest distributors of siding, windows and other select exterior building products. Since its founding by Ken and Diane Hendricks in 1982, ABC Supply’s sole focus has been serving professional contractors – taking care of them better than any other distributor and offering the products, services and support they need to build their businesses. It accomplishes this by being an “employee-first” company that treats its associates with respect and gives them the tools they need to succeed.

Headquartered in Beloit, Wis., ABC Supply has more than 490 branches nationwide. It is an eight-time winner of the Gallup Great Workplace Award. More information is available at