Specialty Building Products to acquire DW Distribution

Specialty Building Products

DULUTH, Ga. and DESOTO, Texas — Specialty Building Products has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DW Distribution, a regional distributor of building materials and millwork products.

Founded in 1955, DW Distribution is a third-generation, family-run distributor of building materials, millwork products and door units, serving customers in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, and New Mexico.

“DW Distribution is a tremendous addition to SBP,” said Jeff McLendon, president and CEO of Specialty Building Products. “The Potter Family and their team at DW have created an organization that is the leading specialty products distributor in its region. Trusted by loyal customers and focused on making a difference in the lives of their employees, DW Distribution aligns with our culture and direction. We are thrilled to work together as we grow our combined business.”

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“Our business is grounded in our core principles of impressing customers, inspiring each other and improving our business and communities. This partnership provides the opportunity to continue that charge while providing a strong foundation for the long-term success of our employees, customers and vendors. We are excited to build on our legacy and are energized by the opportunity to work with Specialty Building Products as we make a positive impact on our industry,” said Nathan Potter, DW Distribution CEO and owner.

The acquisition is expected to close this year. Following the completion of the acquisition, DW will maintain its existing brand name, geographic locations and management team, led by President Aaron Elliott, as part of SBP.

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