Chicago-based L&W Supply Corporation, a U.S. distributor of building materials and specialty products, acquired the assets of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida-based G. Proulx Building Materials.
L&W Supply said the acquisition will “increase its team of experienced associates and strengthen its presence in the southeast Florida market.”
L&W Supply now has 15 locations in Florida.
Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.
G. Proulx serves commercial and residential markets with wallboard, steel framing, insulation and related products.
L&W Supply said G. Proulx customers will continue to 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.”