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9 Summer Safety Tips for Contractors

While jobsite safety is a year-round priority, contractors face unique challenges in the summer. Here are 9 tips to help prevent heat related illnesses. Read more

L&W Supply Grows Nationwide Footprint With Acquisition of Ceilings Supply Company in New Orleans...

Acquisition Sets Stage for Strategic Growth & Expansion Read more

7 Tips to Understand Construction Contracts

There’s nothing like signing a new construction contract—you’ll have business coming in the door and get your labor force back to work. In the rush and excitement of the moment, one important question needs to be asked:... Read more

L&W Supply Talks Safety with Construction Executive Magazine

In the August issue of Construction Executive, our safety manager, Kevin Rennie, discussed onsite safety and offered his expertise on how to identify distributors that have safety practices woven into their DNA. Read more

ABC Supply to Acquire L&W Supply

ABC Supply Co., Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire L&W Supply from USG Corporation (United States Gypsum Corporation). L&W Supply is a leading specialty distributor of drywall, ceiling tiles, steel framing... Read more

What the New Global Harmonization Labels Mean for Contractors

OSHA is running a corporate-wide project to ensure the safety of contractors by implementing the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Read more

Right Panel, Right Place: The Difference Between Type X and Type C

It’s crucial for contractors to understand the difference between these Type X and Type C panels and communicate when they aren’t used correctly. Read more

Don’t Get Burned: Critical Components of Fire Safety for Contractors

Contractors are often the last line of defense in ensuring proper construction of a building and nowhere is that more important than in matters of fire and life safety. Understanding fire safety components and proper application... Read more

South Carolina State Museum Planetarium – A Stellar Success!

Like an honored guest at a banquet, the South Carolina State Museum (SCSM) Planetarium sits prominently at the east end of the SCSM building. In contrast to the main museum, a historic brick building constructed in 1894 for... Read more

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