GREENVILLE, S.C. — Cameron Ashley Building Products, Inc. has opened a new distribution center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The combination warehouse and office space, neighboring the existing J&R Products headquarters, officially opened on Sept. 1, and will serve customers in the Fort Wayne area and its neighboring markets for both deliveries and pick up services.
The new warehouse and outside storage area will provide additional inventory and sales support for customers with a focus on roofing, insulation, and drywall products, Cameron Ashley announced. Key suppliers with products in stock include Knauf Insulation, CertainTeed, IKO, TAMKO, Continental Building Products (now part of the CertainTeed family), and United States Gypsum.
“We are excited to offer our customers and suppliers this additional distribution capacity to support the ongoing growth in their businesses.”, said Regional Vice President Tom Gaffey. “Our customers will have quick access to our core insulation, roofing, and drywall products in addition to J&R’s extensive line of building material and insulation accessories.”
“I’m looking forward to bringing these product lines to customers in and around Fort Wayne,” said Distribution Center Manager, Jeff Stringer. “Combining J&R’s expertise of tools and accessories with Cameron Ashley’s extensive history with roofing, gypsum, and insulation was a no brainer.”
Earlier this year, Cameron Ashley opened a distribution center in Topeka, Kansas. The facility with 39,000 square feet of indoor storage and approximately 30,000 square feet of outdoor storage, had previously been located in Kansas City, Kansas..