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L&W Supply Finalizes Deal to Purchase NexGen Building Supply

June 11, 2018

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 11, 2018--L&W Supply Corporation finalized its purchase of NexGen Building Supply today. L&W is a leading specialty distributor of drywall, ceiling systems, steel framing and other building materials used by commercial and residential contractors.

As a leading distributor of interior building products in the Midwest, the NexGen acquisition supports L&W Supply’s overall growth strategy. “We are excited to welcome the NexGen associates, customers and suppliers to the L&W Supply family,” said Dan Piché, L&W Supply’s president. With the NexGen acquisition, L&W Supply will operate 156 locations in 35 states.

About L&W Supply

Since 1971, L&W Supply has been recognized as a world-class interior products company and is one of the nation’s largest distributors of wallboard, suspended ceiling tiles, steel studs, joint treatment, insulation, EIFS, fasteners and related building products. L&W Supply was acquired by ABC Supply in November 2016. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, L&W Supply operates 156 branches in 35 states. More information about L&W is available online at www.lwsupply.com.

About ABC Supply

ABC Supply Co. Inc. is the largest wholesale distributor of roofing in the United States and one of the nation’s largest wholesale distributors of select exterior and interior building products. Since its founding by Ken and Diane Hendricks in 1982, ABC Supply’s sole focus has been serving professional contractors—taking care of them better than any other distributor and offering the products, services and support they need to build their businesses. A 12-time Gallup Great Workplace Award winner, ABC Supply is an “employee-first” company that treats its associates with respect and gives them the tools they need to succeed. Headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin, ABC Supply has more than 700 locations nationwide. More information is available at www.abcsupply.com.

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CONTACT: For L&W Supply

Katie Goodale

(608) 256-6357

kgoodale@hiebing.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ILLINOIS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BUILDING SYSTEMS HOME GOODS RETAIL CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY COMMERCIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE OTHER RETAIL

SOURCE: L&W Supply

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