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L&W Supply Names New Manager of Company’s South Central District

Written by lwadmin | March 08, 2019

CHICAGO — March 8, 2019 — L&W Supply Corporation, one of the nation’s largest distributors of wallboard, steel stud, ceiling systems and related building products, has announced the promotion of Bob Bowser to South Central District manager. Bowser has vast industry experience in distribution and manufacturing sales.

Prior to joining L&W Supply, Bob was general manager for NexGen and was accountable for multiple branches. “Bob has done an exceptional job throughout his career helping contractors grow their businesses, and he’s going to use his experiences to lead the South Central District team to do the same for their contractor customers,” said Charles Collins, vice president of L&W Supply’s North Region.

As South Central District manager, Bowser will be responsible for the management of L&W Supply’s branches throughout Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and parts of Kentucky and Tennessee, with a focus on developing talent and providing world-class customer service.


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 tiles, 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 164 branches in 35 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—taking care of them better than any other distributor and offering the products, services and support they need to build their businesses. A 12-time Gallup Great Workplace Award winner and recipient of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award, 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 more than 700 locations nationwide. More information is available at



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