Posted July 20, 2022

The Lawless Group Acquires Interest in Building Connections in Addison, IL.

Building Connections will rebrand as Lawless Group Midwest.

The Lawless Group (TLG) announced today that it has acquired an interest in Building Connections (BC) headquartered in Addison, IL. Founded in 2003 by Dan Gilligan and Jeff Warmolts with strong relationships in the commercial construction industry.

As part of the transaction and overall value creation, TLG and BC have agreed to a long- term partnership. This acquisition comes as a continuation of growth strategies for both companies. BC will now be a TLG partner continuing regular operations. Gilligan and Warmolts will continue to lead the business.

BC will transition to TLG brand as Lawless Group Midwest. This allows the joined companies more shared resources and reach. Lawless Group Midwest (LGMW) will service IL, IN, MI, and WI.

TLG reach now includes 25 states with a cross-country warehouse network. This will include the addition of a TLG Chicago area warehouse and distribution center. The facility - will include both classroom and dedicated hands-on training areas.

Gilligan and Warmolts stated, “We are excited about this partnership. Two great companies with shared values and customer engagement that has made both organizations successful for years.”

Jack Templin, CEO, Lawless Group commented, “We are proud to welcome Dan, Jeff, and their longstanding relationships to the team. The partnership increases our reach, expands our capabilities, and positions us well to serve our customers and support manufacturer partners. ”

About The Lawless Group
More than a vendor, The Lawless Group is a partner, both to the manufacturers they support and the distributors they serve in the industrial, commercial construction and safety markets. A collective of regional partnerships founded in building relationships first – and results that follow. They help customers penetrate the market through innovation, engagement and creating connected strategies that move people to action for profitable growth.