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L&W Supply's 4Q Operating Profit Slips; Full-Year 2015 Profit Up 69%
At L&W Supply, It's Safety First
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At L&W Supply, It's Safety First

Drywall dealer pushes its safety record when making sales, caring for employees More

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Hines Supply Partners with Chicago Decking Center

Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Hines Supply linked up with decking provider Mike’s Deck Centers in Montgomery and St. Charles, Ill., to expand into the northern Illinois area. More

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Survey: Contractors Returning to Dealers--and Using the Web

Contractors' multi-year embrace of big-box dealers appears to be waning, a new survey suggests, with building material dealers likely to gain most and online services benefiting a bit less. More

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USG Reports $3 Million in 3Q Net Income for L&W Supply

USG today said its building materials subsidiary L&W Supply had $3 million in net income in the third quarter of 2013 on $331 million in sales. More

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Dealers Tell Vendors: Wake Up and Serve Us!

Execs from three lumberyards didn't mince words recently in telling vendors what they wanted: Fire many of the sales reps working today and replace them with smart, well-trained people who are empowered to solve dealers' problems. More

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Dealers Revise Upward 2013 Forecasts; Even More Bullish for 2014--Poll

Building material dealers surveyed last year about their 2013 revenue prospects now report they underestimated their likely growth, just-released results from a follow-up survey by Hanley Wood reveals. And that latter poll suggests continued optimism for 2014. More

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L&W Supply

Chicago-based supplier of gypsum wallboard and interior and exterior building... More

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USG Chief: Owning L&W Supply 'Makes the Corporation Smarter'

USG Corp.'s president and chief executive officer endorsed the company's continued ownership of L&W Supply, arguing that the specialty building materials distributor "makes the corporation smarter" and USG's overall portfolio stronger. More

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L&W Supply Reduces Net Loss in 3Q as Revenues Grow

L&W Supply reported its operating loss shrank to $10 million in the third quarter from a $17 million loss in the year-earlier period on a 6% rise in sales to $300 million. More

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