CHICAGO — L&W Supply Corporation, a distributor of building materials and specialty products, has announced that it will acquire NexGen Building Supply. NexGen distributes drywall, ceiling systems, steel stud and other building materials, with locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio.
“We look forward to welcoming the NexGen associates, customers and suppliers to the L&W Supply family,” said Dan Piché, L&W Supply’s president. With the NexGen acquisition, L&W Supply will operate 156 locations in 35 states.
The transaction is L&W Supply’s largest acquisition since joining the ABC Supply family, and follows the recent and integrations of Wright Bros. Supply in Northern California and Ace Supply Inc. in Montgomery, Ala. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter.