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L&W Supply Promotes Kenneth Forbes to Manager of Saginaw, Michigan, Location

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L&W Supply, a nationwide distributor of interior building materials and construction supplies, has announced that Kenneth Forbes has been promoted to branch manager of L&W Supply’s Saginaw, Michigan, location.

Forbes started his career at L&W Supply in 2002 as a delivery associate. Forbes has since held many positions within the company, including inside sales and, most recently, delivery service manager at the Saginaw branch. He is also a recent graduate of the company’s Branch Management Training Program.

“Ken has been instrumental in changing the culture at the branch and developing a strong team atmosphere with a dedicated focus on providing the best customer service,” said L&W Supply’s Great Lakes District Manager, Tracy Hein. “I am excited to see Ken and his team support Saginaw-area contractors, ensuring they have the tools and materials they need to be successful.”

As branch manager, Forbes will be responsible for managing daily branch operations, cultivating customer relationships, guiding associates and executing branch growth and profitability.

Visit L&W Supply’s website to learn more about its products and services and to find your nearest location.

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 over 200 branches in 40 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. A 16-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 over 840 locations nationwide. More information is available at


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Source: L & W Supply Corporation