ABC Supply Acquires The Standard Group

The addition expands ABC's presence in the Northeast U.S., adding five locations in New Jersey.

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BELOIT, WI — Building products distributor ABC Supply Co., Inc. has acquired Standard Roofings, Inc., dba, The Standard Group, New Jersey’s largest independent distributor of roofing materials and other exterior building products, with stores in Trenton, Morristown, Toms River, Tinton Falls and Manahawkin.

The Standard Group, which was founded by Robert Higginson in 1933, has its roots in a company founded by Robert’s grandfather in the late 1800s in Long Branch, N.J. – Robert Higginson & Son Coal, Lumber and Building Materials.  

“The Standard Group is a long-established and highly regarded distributor of building products in the New Jersey market,” said Keith Rozolis, president and chief executive officer of ABC Supply.  “We are very excited to have this team, with their ‘Yes is our Standard answer’ attitude, join ABC Supply.”

The addition of The Standard Group locations enhances ABC Supply’s presence in New Jersey, where the company already operates 15 branches.

ABC Supply is the largest wholesale distributor of roofing in the United States and one of the nation’s largest distributors of siding, windows and other select exterior building products. ABC Supply has more than 460 branches nationwide. More information is available at www.abcsupply.com.

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