Allied Building Products Corp. announced that solar products will be featured in its new state-of-the-art Contractor Tool Center located in Northern New Jersey.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Allied Building Products Corp. announced that solar products will be featured in its new state-of-the-art Contractor Tool Center located in Northern New Jersey. It is the first retail facility of its kind in the Northeast to feature solar products used regularly by solar contractors. Solar products will have a dedicated area within Allied’s Contractor Tool Center. As one of the nation’s leading distributors of building products, Allied established the facility to provide additional service and convenience to its core contractor customer base.

The 7,000-square-foot facility includes power tools, roofing products, flashings, sealants, fasteners, safety equipment and other products regularly used by contractors. The solar products area includes solar panel displays, string inverters, combiner boxes, Quickmount PV products, solar fasteners and other accessories.

Allied Building Products will host a Grand Opening celebration on May 12 at the new facility located at 250 Route 17 North in East Rutherford, N.J., inviting customer’s to tour the Contractor Tool Center and participate in several prize drawings. The all day event will begin at 12 p.m. EST with lunch and a vendor expo featuring over 25 vendors on-site to answer product and market questions. Later in the day, East Rutherford Mayor James L. Cassella will be joining the team for a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by pig roast dinner at 5 p.m. EST.

In addition to the full day celebration, the branch will also be serving lunch again on May 14 for those unable to attend the May 12 event.

The Solar Division of Allied Building Products Corp. stocks a complete array of solar PV panels, inverters, mounting hardware and solar accessories. Solar contractors interested in obtaining a quote from Allied’s Solar Division may call 877-870-7887 or e-mail solarsales@alliedbuilding.com or visit http://solar.alliedbuilding.com.