Company History

Historical photo of Beacon and a fleet of trucks

Beacon's journey began in 1928 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, as a small regional firm with 32 employees. Since then, Beacon has grown to be a trusted supplier of building materials for contractors and their businesses across North America. Beacon has more than 8,000 employees, 530 locations and $9 billion in revenue. Today, Beacon (NASDAQ: BECN) is the only specialty distributor of roofing and complementary products that is publicly traded. We are listed in the Fortune 500 and we are proud that our Company Values  are the foundation of our business. 

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