L&W Supply Acquires Assets of Metro Building Products Inc.

Acquisition Expands Distributor’s Presence in Denver, Colorado

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–L&W Supply Corporation, a leading distributor of top-quality building
materials and specialty products in the United States, announced today
that it acquired the assets of Metro Building Products Inc. in Arapahoe
County, Colorado.

Founded in 1986, Metro has a single branch that serves the Denver
market. The company is focused on residential and commercial markets,
providing drywall, steel stud, insulation and related products. “With
the acquisition of Metro Building Products, we can grow our footprint in
Colorado and expand our services to contractors in the Denver area,”
said Dan Piché, president of L&W Supply.

The Metro Building Products Supply team has a long history of providing
contractor customers with the support and expertise they need. As part
of L&W Supply, they will join a company committed to being the go-to
partner for contractors nationwide, recognized for an unparalleled level
of service and top-quality products.

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 systems, steel studs, joint treatment,
insulation, fasteners and related building products. L&W Supply was
acquired by ABC Supply in November 2016. Headquartered in Chicago,
Illinois, L&W Supply operates 170 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 13-time Gallup Great Workplace Award
winner and recipient of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award, 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.


Katie Goodale
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