SRS Acquires Chicago-Based Operator of Three Distributors

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SRS Acquires Chicago-Based Operator of Three Distributors

Building materials distributor adds Acorn Roofing Supply, Prairie State Exterior Products, and 55 Building Supply to its portfolio.

Building materials distributor SRS Distribution Inc., McKinney, Texas, announced it has acquired Acorn Roofing Supply, Prairie State Exterior Products and 55 Building Supply, distributors of residential and commercial roofing, siding and other related products. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the three entities are part of one company that was founded in 1984 by Richard Sawilchik and is run today by Bryan Sawilchik and Ross Ridder. The company operates a network of three locations in the greater Chicago area, each under a unique brand name, and currently employs a team of 34 employees. Sawilchik and Ridder will continue to lead the company.

“We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Acorn Roofing Supply, Prairie State Exterior Products, and 55 Building Supply,” said Dan Tinker, president and CEO of SRS Distribution. “The company has a long history in Chicago and will be a perfect complement to expand our existing footprint in the market. Bryan and Ross have been excellent stewards of the company’s legacy as it passed into its second generation of family ownership and we are honored to welcome their entire team to the SRS family.”

Added Sawilchik and Ridder: “After nearly 40 years in business, our hardworking team has earned a reputation for providing quality products and exceptional service to our loyal customer base. We have an enormous amount of respect for the way SRS does business and firmly believe they will help take the company to newfound heights. With the support of SRS’ extensive resources, our new partnership will allow us to jumpstart growth while providing our people with opportunities to grow with the company for years to come.”

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