SAVANNAH, Ga. — American Wholesale and Building Suppliers Corporation (BSC) announced the creation of the Independent Distributor Alliance Corporation (IDAC). The creation of IDAC brings together members with over $9 billion in revenue and 1,049 locations across North America. 

“We are excited for the opportunities the creation of IDAC will provide our members, as we combine two strong organizations into one company,” said Doug DeWalt, director of BSC. “The strength of the member companies and the combined size of the new organization will provide additional opportunities to share best practices between members, develop and train employees and continue to work closely with key supplier partners.”

Looking ahead, IDAC will focus on education, best practices, and development of member companies, while maintaining strong working relationships with vendor partners. 

“The founding members of IDAC represent the premier independent distributors from across North America,” said Tom Prokop, associate director at IDAC. “Their local market focus, high-end product assortment, and world class business processes are unmatched in the industry. As a group we remain committed to a culture of continuous improvement that drives value for our supplier partners, member companies, and their end user customers.”

Founding members of IDAC include:

  • Building Products Inc.
  • MacArthur Company
  • Cardinal Building Materials, Inc.
  • Marsh Building Products
  • Convoy Supply Ltd.
  • Mid-Am Building Supply, Inc.
  • CRS, Inc.
  • Mueller Roofing Distributors
  • Dairyman's Supply Company
  • N. B. Handy Company
  • DW Distribution
  • New Castle Building Supply
  • Eikenhout, Inc.
  • Pacific Coast Supply, LLC
  • Elite Roofing Supply
  • Patene Building Supplies, LTD
  • Erie Materials, Inc.
  • Reese Central Wholesale
  • Gemco Roofing & Bldg. Supply, Inc.
  • Richards Building Supply Co.
  • Gulfeagle Supply
  • oadrunner Roofing Supply
  • Heely-Brown Company
  • RWC Building Products
  • Herman's Supply Company
  • Seven-D Wholesale
  • J&L Building Products
  • Spec Building Materials Corp.
  • Lakeside Quality Building Products
  • Sunniland Wholesale
  • Lansing Building Products
  • U.S. LBM