New branch open in Gulfport, Mississippi
Beacon (Nasdaq: BECN) announced today that it has opened a greenfield location in Gulfport, Mississippi.
The Gulfport location services Gulfport, Biloxi and surrounding metropolitan area customers. “We are pleased to expand Beacon’s footprint in this growing Mississippi Gulf Coast market,” commented Lynn France, Beacon’s Regional Vice President, Southeast. “This new branch is stocked with leading brands of residential and commercial roofing and complementary products, including Beacon’s own TRI-BUILT® products. In addition, customers on the go across the region can use our mobile app, Beacon PRO+, to save time and track deliveries.”
This is Beacon’s fifth greenfield branch opening in 2023. The company anticipates at least 15 by the end of the year. Expanding our ability to serve customers through opening greenfield locations in growing areas is an example of the significant progress Beacon has made toward achieving growth above market and excellence in customer experience as laid out in our Ambition 2025 strategy.
Founded in 1928, Beacon is a Fortune 500, publicly traded distributor of building products, including roofing materials and complementary products, such as siding and waterproofing. The company operates over 480 branches throughout all 50 states in the U.S. and 6 provinces in Canada. Beacon serves an extensive base of nearly 100,000 customers, utilizing its vast branch network and diverse service offerings to provide high-quality products and support throughout the entire business lifecycle. Beacon offers its own private label brand, TRI-BUILT®, and has a proprietary digital account management suite, Beacon PRO+, which allows customers to manage their businesses online. Beacon’s stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol BECN. To learn more about Beacon, please visit www.becn.com.