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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight - Buffalo, NY

by Martin Hennig

AH Harris & Sons, Inc. opened their Buffalo, New York Branch in April 2008 in Bowmansville, NY. Our large 3500 sqft showroom showcases the many products we supply to the concrete construction industry in the four county area including Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus counties as well as North Western Pennsylvania. Our Branch Manager Don Mullen, Inside Sales Associate Dylan Janis, Account Managers Cyndi Manning and Ryan Knox bring many years of construction industry and knowledge to the branch. Our attention to detail, customer service, and knowledge is what sets us apart. Our location at 6515 Transit Road, Bowmansville is strategically located for convenient pick up of construction materials/equipment as well as being ideally positioned to efficiently deliver products in a timely manner. Click Map below to see our store location and the area we service.

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight - Plattsburgh, NY

by Martin Hennig

Our AH Harris Plattsburgh, New York branch opened its doors in 1997. Located about 1 mile off interstate 87 exit 38N, we have 2 full time employees at our location, myself, branch manager Warren Robare, and inside sales/warehouse man Jeff Ouimette. I started working for Harris in July of 2001, displaced from my old job of 10+ years at a local Lumber yard/home center. Jeff will be here 6 years in May. We carry a wide variety of construction industry specialties for heavy highway, road and bridge, commercial and your residential construction needs. We have close to a 10,000 sqft warehouse/yard and showroom to stock all your material needs. We serve the tri-county area (Clinton, Essex, and Franklin). We currently don’t have delivery capabilities, but if you would like a delivery in the area, we can easily set up delivery out of our Albany hub for you, as we have regular stock trucks coming north twice a week on Monday and Wednesday’s.

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight - Cranston, Rhode Island

by Martin Hennig

After years of covering the Rhode Island market through our Medfield, MA (now Plainville, MA) location, A.H. Harris Construction Supplies opened its Rhode Island Branch in February of 1995 on Jefferson Boulevard in Warwick, RI. Twenty years and two location changes later, we have gone from a modest 4,000 SF building to our current 17,000 SF store and warehouse at 30 Freeway Drive in Cranston where we have been serving our customers from since 2008.

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight - Massena, NY

by Martin Hennig

AH Harris Massena purchased the existing building at 30 Hill Street in Massena, NY, from Germanetti & Ryan Construction in September 2000. With only 3 employees, an old international flatbed truck and a small pickup truck, we soon became a force to be reckoned with for top quality construction supplies & accessories in the Northern New York area! Click map below to see our neighborhood.

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight - Henrietta, NY (Rochester)

by Martin Hennig

Located at a convenient spot off of the NYS thruway and I 390 which allows easy access from any direction, we have been at this location for almost 5 years, but in the Rochester market for over a decade. We specialize in forming and shoring rentals, concrete patching and repair, road and bridge work, insulated concrete forms (Fox Blocks), rock salt & ice melt for winter, site work materials, waterproofing, masonry accessories, concrete and masonry hand tools, safety equipment, roadway signs, traffic control, caulking and accessories, concrete sealers and ties of all lengths and sizes for all job types. Our customers are typically contractors, home owners, handymen and municipalities. Brochures and full catalog can be downloaded right on our website www.ahharris.com or picked up in our store.

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight - Rock Tavern, NY

by Martin Hennig

Conveniently located in the heart of the Hudson Valley less than 5 miles from the I-84 & I-87 Interchange, AH Harris & Sons in Rock Tavern, NY has been providing the surrounding area with concrete related building materials for more than 20 years (click on map below to see the location and neighborhood).

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight - Long Island City (Queens), NY

by Martin Hennig

Our AH Harris Queens store is located off of Borden Ave, just one block from the East River ferry landing and a mere stone throw away from I495 / Queens Midtown tunnel. Our store, formerly of Barker Steel which we acquired that year, opened in June of 2012 with a full line of concrete materials including commercial and residential forming/shoring equipment and accessories. A small but effective team of about 9 folks help branch manager James run our operations: 2 inside sales associates, 2 warehouse associates, 3 outside account managers and 2 drivers for our 2 trucks with additional options if needed.

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight - Syracuse, NY

by Martin Hennig

A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc. first entered the Syracuse, NY market in 1996 when they acquired Charles H. Haynes Inc. on Taft Road. Over the past 19 years, we have been focusing our efforts on building & strengthening customer relationships in the central New York market, with a special focus on forming & shoring, site work, heavy highway/DOT, repair & restoration, and residential. In November of 2012, we moved our operations from Taft Road to a larger facility and current home on Boss Road. Conveniently located less than a mile from I-90, our new location gave us the additional square footage we needed to increase our inventory capabilities to best serve the growing market and provide our customers with superior quality construction materials and building solutions by a variety of industry leading vendor partners. By having multiple delivery trucks on hand, we can confidently promise to deliver the materials you need, when you need them, in order to keep your job productive and profitable. Our delivery footprint reaches as far north as Jefferson County, East to Herkimer, South to Binghamton and into Northern Pennsylvania, and West to Rochester, as well as all points in between!*

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight - Charlottesville, VA

by Martin Hennig

With the acquisition of Saunders Oil in the early 2000s, AH Harris & Sons Construction Supplies have not only secured prime locations in Virginia, but also on-boarded great people to strengthen our local workforce. And while we did move locations, we maintained a constant presence in Charlottesville, VA ever since - 15 years and counting. Today we are conveniently located downtown on East Market Street, about 10 minutes from interstate 64 and 15 minutes from highway 29. Our 12,000 sqft. facility is open 5 days a week, Monday through Friday from 7 am to 4 pm. With over 20 years combined industry experience, we have the expertise to recommend the most suitable solution for your construction applications. The Charlottesville branch services over twenty counties from Northern Virginia, East to Goochland, South to Lexington and into West Virginia.*

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight – Stamford, CT

by Martin Hennig

At the southern tip of Connecticut and the doorstep of New York metro lies our Harris Stamford store. We moved from an 8000sf warehouse to a 10,000sf facility in 2004 to accommodate for the increase in construction activity and building supplies demand in the area. We built a new showroom in 2014 and increased our warehouse capacity by an additional 150 pallets. We are conveniently located at 226 Selleck Street, only 2 blocks away from I-95 at exit 6. We cover Fairfield, CT, Westchester County and Putnam County. Our team offers custom and quick turnaround for rebar fabricating up to about 10 tons. Larger orders are handled through our sister company ‘HarMac Rebar & Steel’ which has 2 plants nearby in Sayreville New Jersey and Fryeburg Maine.

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