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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 - 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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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight – Roanoke, VA

by Martin Hennig

AH Harris & Sons, Inc. Construction Supplies has been serving the Roanoke Virginia region for 15 years. In the last year and half we have move to a newer and more convenient location at 3535 Brandon Ave Southwest Roanoke VA (In the old Ferguson building right beside the Roanoke Werner stand). We currently serve the Lynchburg, Martinsville, Danville (south side Virginia), Stuart, Lexington, Covington, Blacksburg, New River Valley, and most of Southern West Virginia with weekly material deliveries.

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight – Portsmouth, NH

by Martin Hennig

AH Harris in Portsmouth has been serving the Seacoast region of New Hampshire for almost 40 years. Our current location at 255 West Rd. was built to suite in 1989 and has gone through some major renovations to allow us to grow along with customer demand. Fun Fact - the contractor who won the job to pour our foundation actually purchased 200 brand new Steel-ply panels from us to do the job! Our building is currently 12,000sf large and our yard used for storage is roughly 75,000sf. We are strategically located one block off the historic highway Rt.1 and less than a mile from Rt.95. We are easily accessible to other major highways Rt.16 (also known as The Spaulding Turnpike) which heads North and Rt.111/Rt.101 which heads West of us. Our location is conveniently positioned to deliver products from Southern Maine to Northern Massachusetts on a regular basis with maximum efficiency and convenience to handle all of our customer’s building supply demands. Every Monday we dedicate one truck to make a Northern run up into the White Mountain/Lakes region of NH, and every Tuesday and Thursday we dedicate a truck to bring our construction materials into Southern Maine.

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight – Bristol, VA

by Martin Hennig

AH Harris has been serving the Bristol Virginia region for over 15 years and we currently occupy our third facility, a building that is considerably larger than the previous ones. With 18,000sf of storage, our upgraded facility allows us to double our inventory to best serve the growing local market and provide our customers with superior quality construction materials and building solutions. We are strategically located less than one hundred yards from interstate 81 and ideally positioned to deliver products with maximum efficiency and convenience to a number of different regions in five states. We offer weekly deliveries to Johnson City and Kingsport in Tennessee, as well as the entire area surrounding the tri-cities region. We also service all of southwest Virginia from the coalfields of Grundy to historic Wytheville and west to Kentucky and West Virginia. We recently added an experienced account manager to our team and have expanded our service area into western North Carolina as well as the entire northeastern Tennessee region, from Knoxville to Mountain City.

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight – Charlotte, NC

by Martin Hennig

AH Harris & Sons, Inc. opened a Charlotte, North Carolina location in 2008. For the past 7 years we have been supplying concrete and masonry accessories in the area, but our unrivaled specialty is concrete forming and shoring. Located on five acres in Charlotte close to both I-85 and I-77 on West W.T. Harris Blvd, we are equipped to handle all of your needs in construction supplies, residential and commercial slabs, masonry wall construction and other building materials. Why is the Charlotte branch the premier supplier in the Carolinas for forming and shoring? Branch manager Mike and team currently have four product offerings of superior quality and diversity to choose from for your construction project. We have the Harris Ply hand set modular form with panel sizes as wide as 2’ and heights up to 8’. Our own signature product Harris 1500 is a lightweight clamp system that can be both set by hand and ganged together to do large placement pours. A contractor’s favorite, the Harris 1500 has 1500 pounds per square foot pour pressure which allows for 10’ of liquid head. Standard panels are 30” wide and 8’ tall but we also offer giant panels in 4’ and 8’ widths if your job requires heavier equipment. The added value of our clamp system is that it is located right here in Charlotte to allow a better response time for job starts and design changes. Form rental and maintenance is managed in-house and our dedicated team will help you stay on time and on budget. If you have a forming job with more than one floor, we offer the Hi-Load shoring system. We stock frames, beams and joists in a variety of sizes to give you the versatility your jobs require.

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