IL Company Acquires Columbus Distribution Firm

IL Company Acquires Columbus Distribution Firm

L&W Supply Corporation, a leading specialty distributor of drywall, ceiling systems, steel framing and other building materials used by commercial and residential contractors, announced the acquisition of Rose & Walker Supply. Rose & Walker is a five-branch distribution company based out of Columbus, Indiana.

The family owned business started in 1986 and provides drywall products, metal studs, ceiling systems and insulation. Rose & Walker has branches in Bloomington, Columbus, Lafayette, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, Indiana.

As a leading distributor of interior building products, the acquisition supports L&W Supply’s overall growth strategy. “We are excited to welcome the Rose & Walker associates, customers and suppliers to the L&W Supply family,” said Dan Piché, L&W Supply’s president. “This is our fifth acquisition since mid-March and supports our strategy to expand our footprint to serve the professional contractor and builder.”

With this acquisition, L&W Supply will now operate 163 locations in 35 states.

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.

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