Beacon announced the next steps of expandings its specialty waterproofing division following the acquisitions of Coastal Construction Products and Whitney Building Products in the fourth quarter of 2022. The distributor announced a broader leadership team and opened two new locations.

Beacon identified specialty waterproofing as a new platform for growth, creating “an unparalleled opportunity to leverage a nationwide footprint” and better serve customers, according to the company.

“To maximize our growth potential, I have named Alan Ridge division vice president in charge of sales and branch operations, Alex Miranda regional vice president, east, and Steve Artz regional vice president, west,” waterproofing division president Martin Harrrell said.

Additionally, new branches in Largo, Fla., and North Orlando, Fla., are open and co-located with Beacon’s exterior building products branches to serve contractors whose projects require sealants, coatings, air and vapor barriers, and other waterproofing products.

Herndon, Va.-based Beacon distributes roofing materials and complementary building products. The company operates over 490 branches throughout all 50 U.S. states and six Canadian provinces.