Lawson Products moving to Chicago and McCook
November 16, 2011
By: David Roeder

Lawson Products Inc., a distributor of industrial parts and chemicals, said Wednesday it is moving its Des Plaines headquarters to a nearby office building in Chicago and consolidating its distribution in McCook. ...

... The company’s new headquarters will be at 8770 W. Bryn Mawr, where it signed a long-term lease of 86,000 square feet. About 400 employees will be moved from property Lawson owns at 1666 E. Touhy in Des Plaines. Both sites are near O’Hare Airport. ...

... The relocation to within city limits drew praise from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who said Lawson has made “a significant commitment” to Chicago. ...

... The firm Studley Inc. advised Lawson in its headquarters lease, while Colliers International represented the company in the McCook deal. ...

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