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L&W Supply Acquires G. Proulx Building Materials

Written by: L&W Supply | November 8, 2021

Acquisition Expands Distributor’s Presence in Florida

November 8, 2021–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 G. Proulx Building Materials in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

By acquiring G. Proulx, L&W Supply will increase its team of experienced associates and strengthen its presence in the southeast Florida market. This addition brings the number of L&W Supply locations servicing Florida to 15.

Founded in 1979, G. Proulx services the commercial and residential markets with building products including wallboard, steel framing, insulation and related products. The G. Proulx associates will continue to work at this location, ensuring customers receive seamless access to the products and expertise they need to run their businesses.

“We are excited to welcome the G. Proulx associates to the L&W Supply family. Their commitment to customers over the past 42 years has made them a leader in the market,” said Tim Mahaffey, Vice President of L&W Supply’s Southeast Region. “This acquisition allows L&W Supply to enhance our service to customers and build deeper relationships with contractors and builders in southeast Florida.”

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 39 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 15-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 800 locations nationwide. More information is available at

About Leo Law Firm

Leo Law Firm, a business law firm based in Huntsville, Alabama, represented L&W Supply in this transaction with attorneys Todd BurkettTrevor MooreMattison SuttonJohn ParkerKyle Scholl and Daryl Davis working on this matter for L&W Supply. L&W’s parent company, ABC Supply, has been a client of Leo Law Firm for over 30 years, during which period Leo Law Firm has worked with ABC Supply and its affiliates on transactional and litigation matters across the United States.