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L&W Supply Acquires Assets of Coastal Building Materials

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L&W Supply Corporation, a leading distributor of top-quality building materials and specialty products in the United States, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Coastal Building Materials located at 645 Commercial Park in Cape Coral, FL.

By acquiring Coastal Building Materials, L&W Supply has increased its team of experienced associates and strengthen its presence in the greater Ft. Myers / Cape Coral market. It is L&W Supply’s second location in the area and 14th in Florida.

Founded in 1978, the company focuses on residential and commercial markets, providing drywall, acoustical ceilings, insulation and related products. “We are excited to welcome the Coastal Building Materials associates to the L&W Supply family. Over the past 42 years, the Coastal team has built strong relationships with contractors in the greater Ft. Myers / Cape Coral area,” said Tim Mahaffey, vice president of L&W Supply’s Southeast Region. “We look forward to continuing to support their contractor customers while providing additional product offerings and services to help their businesses grow.”

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 178 locations in 35 states. More information about L&W is available online at

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 and “making it easy” for them to do their jobs by offering the products, support and services they need — including myABCsupply, a tool that allows contractors to order materials, track deliveries, pay invoices and more. A 14-time Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award winner and two-time recipient of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award for Best Places to Work, 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 nearly 800 locations nationwide. More information is available at


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Source: L&W Supply Corporation