HERNDON, Va. — Beacon announced that it has opened a greenfield location in Rockford, Ill. The branch establishes service to customers in the growing Rockford metro area, adding to Beacon’s 14 branches in Illinois.

The Rockford branch is stocked with leading brands of residential roofing, commercial roofing and complementary products, including Beacon’s own TRI-BUILT® brand. Contractors in Rockford also have immediate access to Beacon PRO+, available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for customers who spend their days on the go.

“Our team is pleased to expand service to customers in Illinois,” said Larry Augello, Beacon’s regional vice president, North Central. “We have a complete Beacon OTC® network of branches in the Chicago metro area and this extension to reach Rockford allows us to meet the needs of local Rockford customers as well as those who work in the adjacent corridors. We also look forward to being active in the community via the Chamber of Commerce and Toys for Tots.”

The new location is part of Beacon’s commitment to customer excellence and growth in its Ambition 2025 goals.