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ABM Distributing, Inc. Becomes Official U.S. (Midwest) CUPA PIZARRAS Slate Roofing Distributor

Wheeling, Illinois Building Products Distribution Company, ABM Distributing, Inc. has been named official CUPA PIZARRAS slate distributor for contractors in the Midwest part of the U.S. ABM Distributing, Inc. has a 40,000+ square foot facility complete with store front and shipping docks for contractors looking for affordable high-quality building materials.

Marcin Kaczmarek, Building Products Specialist of ABM Distributing, Inc. said:

“As a major supplier of building materials, we strive to carry products that offer durability and sustainability. Most importantly, it is crucial that a reputable company stands behind their product. Our extensive contractor network continually relies on us to deliver no-hassle building materials for their projects and CUPA slate is a welcomed additional to our already successful line of roofing products and materials. Did you know that 1 in every 3 roof slates supplied around the world is a CUPA slate? That is an impressive statistic and we are proud to be carrying the CUPA slate line for our entire Midwest U.S. contractor network.”

John Crissie, Midwest Regional Sales Manager of CUPA USA Inc. said:

“Our continued growth during our 120 years as natural slate producers can only be explained by the continued support of our distributors. CUPA PIZARRAS today produces one out of every three natural slates supplied around the world, setting the quality standard for the market and ensuring our clients have the best possible product. We are very proud to have ABM Distributing, Inc. as our client, and be a part of their extensive line of roofing products and materials.”

Benefits of a Natural Slate Roofing Tiles: If you are looking for a “lifetime” roofing system that will provide superior durability and add a distinctive curb appeal to your home, consider investing into natural slate roofing. For centuries, slate has been highly acclaimed for its natural beauty and remarkable longevity, unmatched by other roofing materials. Natural slate provides numerous economic advantages, given it is a 100% sustainable product and involves practically no maintenance costs at all.

  • Non-combustible, resists fire, storm and wind
  • Waterproof, natural stone
  • Wide range of color combination
  • Effective appearance from texture, exposure and color
  • Little or no maintenance cost
  • Will not retain snow or ice
  • Resists climatic changes
  • Reduces insurance premiums
  • Extremely long life span
  • Accidental breakage easily replaced

Why CUPA PIZARRAS Slate? Did you know that 1 in every 3 roof slates supplied around the world is a CUPA slate? CUPA boast 16 quarries in Spain and 22 processing plants equipped with the latest slate roofing technology.

CUPA 14 Natural Slate (USA): Black slate with thin laminations and a riven surface. Split to an average thickness of 5mm, 7.5mm and 9 mm for the “Heavy” slate. CUPA Slate is 100% natural. It has many characteristics that make its use a positive from an overall environmental standpoint. A slate roof’s longevity alone makes it an environmental plus and also contributes no detrimental substances to the environment. Natural Slate helps keep other roofing materials out of landfills and when it outlasts the building structure itself, it can actually be recycled. Slate’s density adds to temperature stability to a structure, is completely fireproof, helps lower net energy costs and is resistant to degradation regardless of climatic conditions.

THERMOSLATE™ is the first and only natural slate solar panels that successfully combines energy efficiency with aesthetic architectural integration and almost zero maintenance.

CUPACLAD™ ventilated facade systems with CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate. This makes possible the installation of natural slate with horizontal orientation, offering new design possibilities for contemporary architecture.

Important Facts You Should Know:

  • The number one problem any homeowner faces with slate roofing is bad installation.  It is critical that you use a reputable, and licensed roofing contractor with slate roofing experience to get all the benefits you deserve from a beautiful slate roof. Call (847) 827-1605 for more information on slate roofing installations.
  • The ongoing maintenance for a slate tile roof is nonexistent. It’s maintenance free. It will never need to be sealed, painted or cleaned.

For more Information: CUPA PIZARRAS Slate is now available through ABM Distributing, Inc. You can visit their official website at www.abmdistributing.com for product information and specifications.

CUPA Group: CUPA PIZARRAS is the natural slate division of CUPA GROUP, the global leader in the production and commercialization of roofing slate, an international benchmark company in the production of natural stone and the development of innovative solutions to improve energy efficiency in the world of construction and its associated industries. CUPA PIZARRAS exploits their own slate quarries and exports to over 30 countries on 5 continents. CUPA GROUP possesses natural stone processing plants in Spain, Portugal, France, Brazil and China. For more information visit www.CUPAPIZARRAS.com and www.CUPAGROUP.com

ABM Distributing, Inc. specializes in the distribution of building products for contractors nationwide. Having over 20+ years experience in the building industry, ABM Distributing, Inc. started to accommodate the needs of the contractors not just as a reliable source for building products, but also as a business partner. This has turned ABM into a premier destination for contractors looking for building products nationwide. Based in Wheeling, IL, contractors know they can rely on fast turn around times, high quality products and experienced customer service representatives. For more information visit www.abmdistributing.com or contact info@abmdistributing.com.


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