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Business Partner Spotlight: Applicator Sales & Service

As part of a monthly blog series, we would like to introduce some of our trusted vendors, suppliers and business partners. Applicator Sales & Service Inc. has been doing business since 1958. Located in Westbrook on Warren Avenue, Applicator Sales plays a crucial role in supplying the building materials needed for our new home projects.
Applicator Sales and Service
How long has Applicator Sales been in business in Maine/New Hampshire? How did the company get started?

Applicator Sales: Applicators Sales & Service was founded in 1958 by David Koocher and Jerry Robinov selling basic materials, including aluminum siding, along with bird seed and coal. However, over the next fifty years, Applicators Sales & Service Inc. has grown to be recognized as one of the premiere suppliers of siding, roofing, windows, and doors in the Northeast. Through three generations of family, Applicators Sales & Service grew to 5 locations and expanded its products and services to supplying professional contractors, builders, home improvement, and remodelers with building products from top national manufacturers.In October of 2014, Beacon Roofing Supply acquired Applicators Sales and Service allowing Beacon to add additional locations and strengthen their position in Northern New England. The partnership allows both companies to expand their product offering, align on strategic opportunities, increase buying power, and combine the cultures of two great companies focused on growth of customers and employees. Beacon Roofing Supply is the largest publicly traded roofing distributor on the NASDAQ under the symbol “BECN”  and owns and operates under over 35 Legacy companies with 589 locations across 50 U.S. States and 6 Canadian Provinces. Today, Beacon Roofing Supply is a Fortune 500 company with over 5,000 employees and a combined annual sales run-rate of $7 billion.

What are the advantages of working with Applicator Sales? 

Applicator Sales: At Applicators Sales & Service, our goal is to provide the extra measure of service and convenience for our customers. Being a wholesaler distributor allows Applicators Sales & Service to focus on the needs of the contracting professional. Our Branches and Sales Staff are the best trained in the industry on the products that we sell which helps our customers grow into new categories and stay up with innovations in the industry. Applicators holds customer events yearly to help educate customers through manufacturer certifications, trade shows, installation demos. Applicators locations are stocked with a wide selection of premium building products that is supported by a large fleet of delivery vehicles to ensure jobs can be completed timely. Applicators Sales and Service also supports our customers with cutting edge software and services to make doing business easy. Examples of this are Beacon Pro+ which offers website and app supported program for placing on-line orders, invoice access, on-line bill pay, and tracking of vendor rebates. Beacon 3D software that can measure and create a quote based on photo images of a project. This will be expanded to delivery tracking and notifications in the near future. We continue to strive to be the best supplier and partner for our customers!

What are some of the brands Applicator Sales represents?

Applicator Sales: We offer the top brands in the industry focused primarily on exterior building products, many of which are low maintenance. Here are some of the brands below:

  •  Asphalt Roofing by CertainTeed, GAF, IKO, Owens Corning, and Tamko plus a full line of commercial Weatherbond Roofing Products
  • Metal Roofing by Coastal Metal, Everlast, Metal Sales, and Ideal Roofing
  • Vinyl Siding and accessories by CertainTeed, Mastic, and Tapco
  • Specialty Siding and Trims by Azek, Boral, CertainTeed, Maibec, SBC, LP Smartside
  • Fibercement products by James Hardie and Nichiha
  • Windows by Paradigm and Plygem
  • Doors by Therma-Tru, Masonite, Larson, and Pella
  • Decking and Railing by Atlantis, Azek, CertainTeed, Timbertech, and Wolf
  • Velux Skylights
Plus many other tools, specialty products, insulation, etc.

What do you enjoy about working with Chase Custom Homes staff?

Applicator Sales: We enjoy our partnership with Chase as they share the same values and interests to making each project a success. Collectively, we have developed a system that allows for efficiency and minimizes confusion which results in jobs being completed accurately and timely. The Chase Custom Homes staff are easy to work with and we look forward to continued growth together in 2018 and beyond!

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