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SRS Distribution Expands in Tennessee, Acquires Metro Roofing & Metal Supply

With locations in Nashville and Chattanooga, Metro adds 30 employees to SRS.

SRS Distribution announced Oct. 21 that it has acquired Metro Roofing & Metal Supply Co., Inc., a distributor of commercial of commercial, residential and metal roofing products with two locations in Tennessee. Terms were not disclosed.

SRS is No. 6 on MDM’s 2022 Top Building Products/Construction Distributors list.

Based in Nashville, Metro was founded in 1980 by Pete Spain and is son-in-law Robert Link, and is run today by Robert’s children Kevin Link, Karen Dickerson and Kim Schwind. Metro has a second Tennessee location in Chattanooga and has a total headcount of 30. SRS notes that Kevin, Karen and Kim will continue to lead Metro’s team under the Metro banner.

“We’re honored to welcome Kevin, Karen, Kim and the rest of the Metro team to the SRS family,” said Dan Tinker, President and CEO of SRS Distribution. “The company treats its customers and employees like family while providing outstanding service and expertise, making Metro an excellent addition to SRS in a high-growth state. We commend Robert and his family for building an outstanding business driven by a dedicated team, and we look forward to achieving many more successes together.”

“We are thrilled to officially announce our partnership with SRS,” Robert Link echoed for Metro. “For decades, our family has taken great care to build a company that caters to our customers’ needs, from single-family starter homes to premier commercial projects. We’ve worked hard every step of the way to expand and grow while still putting people and relationships first. We’re fortunate to have found in SRS a partner who will care for our team and customers while expanding our reach in the region.”

McKinney, Texas-based SRS Distribution operates under a family of local brands encompassing more than 660 locations across 44 U.S. states. With $5.8 billion in 2021 revenue, it is a portfolio company of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and Berkshire Partners LLC.

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