Guardian Building Products Announces Opening of Distribution Center in Tennessee

Date: 7 June 2016

Guardian Building Products announces the opening of its newest building products distribution center just east of Nashville, at 402 Hartmann Drive inLebanon, Tennessee. 

The new location, with an approximate 200-mile service radius, servescustomers as far north as Louisville, Kentucky, as far east as Knoxville, Tennessee, and south to Birmingham, Alabama.

Other highlights include:

  • The use of energy-efficient lighting to reduce the facility’s environmental impact.
  • A new racking system that will better utilize vertical space and improve organization.
  • A newly renovated office area.
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“This Nashville location continues to strengthen our vision of becoming the industry leading twostepdistributor of roofing and exterior building products,” said Gary McDougal, Regional Vice President – Southeast.

The Guardian Building Products management and real estate teams took great care in researchof a new facility to enhance its current geographic footprint in the southeast. Customer deliveryneeds and proximity to current and potential customers were key factors.

“The new facility also allows us to increase our product depth and breadth for our growingcustomer base,” said McDougal. “Relocating to Nashville will ensure we are in a position toefficiently service our customers up to two times per week.”

Products available through the Nashville distribution center include roofing products andaccessories, insulation products, gypsum products, siding products, decking products, andmillwork products. Top stocked brands include: Atlas Roofing, CertainTeed roofing, GAF,TAMKO Building Products, Lomanco, Tarco, Knauf Insulation, Lapolla spray foam insulation,National Gypsum, USG, American Gypsum, CertainTeed siding, Fiberon decking, and more.

The new facility has 15 employees including, warehouse workers, inside sales people, outsidesales people and management, and is the consolidation of two nearby locations.

As of June 1, all incoming deliveries, outgoing deliveries and customer pickups will be servicedout of the Nashville facility.To contact the Nashville distribution center, call (800) 725-9566. To learn more about Guardian Building Products, visit guardianbp.com.

About Guardian Building Products:

Guardian Building Products, a wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian Industries Corp., is aleading two-step distributor of exterior building products. Through its network of more than 30stocking distribution centers strategically located throughout the United States, as well as anestablished direct-from-manufacturer business model, Guardian Building Products serves prodealers in the lumber and building materials industry.

About Guardian Industries Corp.:

Guardian Industries Corp. is a privately held, diversified, global company headquartered inAuburn Hills, Michigan. The Guardian family of companies employs 17,000 people and operatesfacilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia,with a vision to create value for its customers and society through constant innovation usingfewer resources.

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