MCKINNEY, Texas — SRS Acquisition Corporation announced that it has acquired Gateway Roofing Supply in O’Fallon, Ill. Gateway is an independent distributor of roofing products servicing the eastern St. Louis area and was founded in 2001.

The new O’Fallon branch will operate as part of the Shake & Shingle division and fall under the responsibility of District Manager, Troy Baker. The business will continue to be led by the previous owner, Bill Parkin, as the new branch manager to ensure continuity for customers, employees and suppliers.

Ron Ross, chief executive officer of SRS Acquisition Corporation, commented, “We are very excited to have the Gateway team join the SRS family. Gateway is a company that was built on local relationships and a fundamentally sound approach to customer service. They will make an ideal addition to our Midwest operations and allow us to properly service the greater St. Louis market from both the West and East sides.”

Bill Parkin, Gateway’s owner, stated, “On behalf of all of the hard-working employees at Gateway, we are looking forward to this new chapter in our careers. We believe that the combination of SRS’s strong industry relationships and access to capital along with our localized customer service will form a winning team for the long run. I am most pleased that through faster paced growth and greater resources our employees will be provided with many new opportunities and our customers will enjoy even better service.”

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