BELOIT, Wis. – Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has received the Distinguished Performer Award in the “People” category as part of the 2011 Wisconsin 75 awards program. The award recognizes a company’s commitment to its employees by encouraging empowerment and providing training assistance.
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.
The annual Wisconsin 75 awards program, sponsored by the Milwaukee office of accounting and consulting firm Deloitte LLP, recognizes the top Wisconsin companies that are majority-owned by individuals, family members, or employees. ABC Supply is number five on the 2011 list.
“We are honored to receive this recognition for our commitment to our associates,” said Chief Executive Officer and President David Luck. “From day one we have been a ‘people-first’ company. The key to our success has been creating and maintaining an environment in which our associates are encouraged to set personal and professional goals, are given opportunities to pursue their dreams, and are given the tools and education they need to succeed.”
About ABC Supply Co. Inc.
Headquartered in Beloit, Wis., ABC Supply was founded by Ken and Diane Hendricks in 1982. The company has more than 450 branches in 44 states and is dedicated exclusively to serving professional contractors. ABC Supply has distinguished itself by following a simple guiding principle – take care of contractors better than any other distributor. It accomplishes this by being a “people-first” company that treats its associates with respect and gives them the tools they need to succeed. As a five-time winner of the Gallup Great Workplace Award, ABC Supply is one of only a handful of companies in the world to have earned this honor every year since its inception in 2007.