Beacon Roofing Supply Adds One Oklahoma and One New Mexico Branch

September 1, 2009

PEABODY, Mass., Sep 01, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (Nasdaq: BECN) (the "Company" or "Beacon") announced today it is now operating two branches formerly operated by a distributor of commercial building products based in Southwestern U.S. and has also hired that distributor's North Texas commercial roofing and waterproofing sales staff. The two branches are located in Albuquerque, NM and Oklahoma City, OK and, along with the North Texas sales staff, have become part of the Company's Shelter Southwest region.

Jack Smith, Shelter's Southwest Regional VP, stated: "These two branches have excellent staffs and customer bases and great selections of commercial building products that will be enhanced by Beacon's more extensive line of products and services. In addition, we are thrilled to expand into a new market in New Mexico, where Beacon previously did not have a presence. We are pleased to welcome these two branches and the highly regarded North Texas sales staff into the Beacon family."

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is a leading distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products operating 171 branches in 36 states in the United States and in three provinces in Eastern Canada.

Forward-Looking Statements: This release contains information about management's view of the Company's future expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including, but not limited to, those set forth in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's latest Form 10-K. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent the Company's views as of the date of this press release and these views could change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so other than as required by federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company's views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.


SOURCE: Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.
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