Opening of a new office in Longview, Texas
beacon BECN announced today that it has opened a greenfield location in Longview, Texas.
The Longview office serves the East Texas market and supports Gregg County customers. “We are pleased to expand Beacon’s presence in this growing corridor where Interstate 20 and US Highways 80 and 259 converge,” commented Peter Lippert, regional vice president of Beacon, Texas. “This new facility is stocked with leading brands of residential and commercial roofing and complementary products, including Beacon’s own TRI-BUILT® products. Additionally, customers traveling across the region can use our Beacon PRO+ mobile app to save time and track shipments.”
This is Beacon’s third greenfield opening this year in Texas and its fourth new store nationwide. The company expects to have at least 15 by the end of the year. Expanding our ability to serve customers by opening greenfield locations in growth areas is an example of the significant strides Beacon has made to achieve growth in excess of in the market and an excellent customer experience, as set out in our Ambition 2025 strategy.
Founded in 1928, Beacon is a Fortune 500 listed retailer of building products, including roofing materials and ancillary products such as siding and waterproofing. The company operates over 480 offices in all 50 states of the USA and 6 provinces in Canada. Serving an extensive customer base of nearly 100,000, Beacon leverages its vast network of offices and diverse service offerings to provide quality products and support throughout the business lifecycle. Beacon offers its own private label TRI-BUILT® and has a proprietary digital account management suite, Beacon PRO+, which allows clients to manage their businesses online. Beacon shares trade on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol BECN. To learn more about Beacon, please visit www.becn.com.
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