The Independent Distributor Alliance Corporation announced that Northwest Drywall and Roofing, a distributor based out of Kalispell, Mont., has joined the cooperative. This partnership aims to strengthen the network of independent distributors and facilitate supplier relationships along with best practices, technology, and business insights.

With a history dating back to 1988, Northwest Drywall and Roofing Supply has four locations in Montana. Its forward-thinking ownership, along with the products and services they provide, makes Northwest a valuable addition to IDAC.

“Independent Distributor Alliance Corporation offers opportunities for Northwest Drywall & Roofing Supply to pursue stronger alliances with the roofing manufacturers, strengthen our sales teams through advanced training, integrate cutting-edge technology to enhance our customers experience, and to be a part of a dynamic organization with strong, forward-thinking leadership," said owners Pam and Mike Mower in a joint statement. "Our company is in growth mode, and we believe this partnership allows us to grow strategically. It is our opinion that IDAC is the future for independent distributors.”

Pam Mower said associations and groups like IDAC have been integral in shaping their business and learning about the industry from like-minded professionals.

"We are very excited to have Northwest Drywall and Roofing join our cooperative," said Curt Gomes, executive director of Independent Distributor Alliance Corporation. "This partnership not only enhances our collective efforts but also enriches the expertise within our network. It aligns with our mission to empower independent distributors and assist them with the tools and resources they need to succeed."