Beacon Roofing Supply Timeline
1928 Beacon Sales Company is established in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
1984 Andrew Logie buys a majority interest in Beacon Sales Company.
1984-1997 Beacon grows in sales and reputation, opening four new branches in New England.
1997 Equity firm Code, Hennessy & Simmons III, L.P. purchases a majority interest, and Beacon Roofing Supply is formed.
1998 Quality Roofing Supply in Pennsylvania becomes Beacon’s first acquisition.
1999–2000 Best Distributing in the Carolinas joins Beacon. Groupe Bedard and Exeltherm Supply are acquired and become Beacon Canada.
2001 The Roof Center in Maryland/Virginia and West End Lumber in Texas are acquired.
2004 Beacon goes public with its IPO (Nasdaq: BECN). JGA Corp. in Georgia and Florida becomes part of Beacon.
2005 Shelter Distribution, with more than 50 branches in 14 Midwestern and Southern states, is acquired.
2006 - 2007 Beacon continues to enter new markets with the acquisition of distributors North Coast Commercial Roofing Systems, Pacific Supply, Roof Depot, Mississippi Roofing Supply, Alabama Roofing Supply and RSM Supply.
2008-2009 Beacon achieves record sales in 2008 and record profits in 2009.
2010 Paul M. Isabella is promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer. Beacon acquires Louisiana Roofing Supply, Posi-Pentes and Posi-Slope, along with Independent Building Materials and Phoenix Sales, which introduce Beacon into the South Florida market
2011 Beacon sets new records for sales and profits while expanding into Western Canada with the acquisition of Enercon Products; throughout Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska with the acquisition of Fowler & Peth, Inc.; and into Nova Scotia with the acquisition of The Roofing Connection.
2012 Beacon exceeded $2 billion in sales for the first time, announced the opening of their 200th location and continued to make several strategic acquisitions such as Cassady Pierce, Structural Materials, Contractors Roofing and Supply, McClure-Johnston, Ford Wholesale and Construction Materials Supply.
2013 Beacon appoints Joseph M. Nowicki as Chief Financial Officer.