|Exchange:||NASDAQ national market|
|Stock:||Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.|
|Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc is incorporated in Delaware on August 22, 1997. The Company is a distributor of residential and non-residential roofing materials in the United States and Canada. It also distributes other complementary building materials, including siding, windows, and specialty lumber products and waterproofing systems for residential and nonresidential building exteriors. It also provides customers services such as advice and assistance to contractors throughout the construction process, including product identification, specification and technical support; job site delivery, rooftop loading and logistical services; tapered insulation design and layout services; metal fabrication and related metal roofing design and layout services; trade credit; and marketing support, including project leads for contractors. It sells its products to roofing contractors that are involved on a local basis in the replacement, or re-roofing, component of the roofing industry. The products that the Company distributes is supplied by the industry's manufacturers of high-quality roofing materials and related products, such as Alcoa, BPCO, Carlisle, CertainTeed, Dow, Firestone, GAF/Elk Materials, James Hardie, Johns Manville, Owens Corning, Simonton, Tamko, and Revere Copper. The Company has also developed a niche in the residential roofing market by distributing products such as high-end shingles, copper gutters and metal roofing products, as well as specialty lumber products for residential applications, including redwood, white and red cedar shingles, and red cedar siding. Additionally, it distributes gutters, downspouts, tools, nails, vinyl siding, windows, decking and related exterior shelter products to meet the needs of residential roofing customers. Single-ply roofing systems consists of Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (synthetic rubber), or EPDM, and thermoplastic, or TPO, roofing materials and related components. Its insulation products include tapered insulation, which has been a high-growth product line. Its remaining non-residential products include metal roofing and flashings, fasteners, fabrics, coatings, roof drains, modified bitumen, built-up roofing and asphalt. The Company’s customers include more than 40,000 contractors, home builders, building owners, and other resellers. It competes with local and regional roofing supply distributors, and, to a much lesser extent, other building supply distributors and ‘big box’ retailers. The Company is subject to regulation by federal, state, provincial and local agencies.|
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