SRS Distribution announces expansion in Tennessee with the acquisition of Metro Roofing & Metal Supply Co., Inc.

SRS Distribution announces expansion in Tennessee with the acquisition of Metro Roofing & Metal Supply Co., Inc.

October 21, 2022

SRS Distribution Inc. (“SRS”) announced today that it has acquired Metro Roofing & Metal Supply Co., Inc. (“Metro” or the “Company”), a leading distributor of commercial, residential, and metal roofing products with two locations in Tennessee. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, the Company was founded in 1980 by Pete Spain and his son-in-law, Robert Link, and is run today by Robert’s children, Kevin Link, Karen Dickerson, and Kim Schwind. Metro operates a second location in Chattanooga, Tennessee and currently employs a team of 30 people. Kevin, Karen, and Kim will continue to lead the Company’s dedicated team under the Metro banner, ensuring continuity and consistency for customers, suppliers, and employees.

“We’re honored to welcome Kevin, Karen, Kim, and the rest of the Metro team to the SRS family,” said Dan Tinker, President and CEO of SRS Distribution. “The Company treats its customers and employees like family while providing outstanding service and expertise, making Metro an excellent addition to SRS in a high growth state. We commend Robert and his family for building an outstanding business driven by a dedicated team, and we look forward to achieving many more successes together.”

Robert Link, owner of the Company, commented, “We are thrilled to officially announce our partnership with SRS. For decades, our family has taken great care to build a company that caters to our customers’ needs, from single-family starter homes to premier commercial projects. We’ve worked hard every step of the way to expand and grow while still putting people and relationships first. We’re fortunate to have found in SRS a partner who will care for our team and customers while expanding our reach in the region.”

About SRS Distribution

Founded in 2008 and headquartered in McKinney, Texas, SRS Distribution has grown to become one of the largest and fastest growing building products distributors in the United States. Since the Company’s inception, it has established a differentiated growth strategy and entrepreneurial culture that is focused on serving customers, partnering with suppliers, and attracting the industry’s best talent. SRS currently operates under a family of distinct local brands encompassing more than 660 locations across 44 states. SRS Distribution is a portfolio company of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and Berkshire Partners LLC. For more information, visit

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