Insulation Distributor Cameron Ashley Now Serves Arizona

Originally published by: ProSales MagazineJune 7, 2019

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Distributor Cameron Ashley Building Products announced the opening of its latest distribution center in Phoenix, Ariz. The location will serve customers in Phoenix, Tuscon, Prescott, and Flagstaff, Ariz. and surrounding local markets.

The Phoenix distribution center will provide sales, marketing, merchandising, and local inventory for continued growth in roofing, insulation, and other building materials in a new market for Cameron Ashley, according to the company. TAMKO RoofingCertainTeed Roofing, Owens Corning, Knauf InsulationLomanco Ventilation, and Armstrong will be among the key suppliers for the distribution center.

“We are pleased to begin expanding our service westward to Phoenix and its surrounding markets,” Aaron Davis, regional vice president, said in a public statement. “In addition to new opportunities, this will also allow us to increase our service to our current customers located in the Southwest. Having substantial on-ground inventory close to our customers, while supporting their sell through of our products with sales, marketing, and merchandising is a win-win situation.”

The facility is the fourth distribution center Greensville, S.C.-based Cameron Ashley has opened in 2019. The distributor previously opened centers in Rocky Mount, N.C., and Macedonia, Ohio, in January, and an additional distribution center in Columbia, S.C., in February.

Cameron Ashley, a company of Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, is a distributor of roofing, insulation, gypsum, and other specialty building products with more than 35 distribution centers nationwide. In addition to the four distribution center openings in 2019, Cameron Ashley also announced its acquisition of St. Louis-based distributor Warrior Building Products in late January. Cameron Ashley has become active in expansions and acquisitions since Pacific Avenue has taken over ownership of the company in April 2018. The company changed its name from Guardian Building Products to Ashley Building Products at the beginning of the year.