Lawrence Transfer and Storage is established.
Weldon T. Lawrence founded the company in Roanoke, Virginia in 1932 under the name Lawrence Transfer and Storage.
Lawrence Transfer and Storage becomes a founding member of United Van Lines.
Lawrence Companies opens a second operations center with a custom warehouse and office facility in Waynesboro, Virginia.
Facility Opens in North Carolina
Due to steady growth and acquisitions in the North Carolina region, an additional location was opened in 1985 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Lawrence Equipment is Born
Lawrence Equipment becomes the premier CASE Construction Equipment distributor in Virginia.
Company Reaches 100% Employee Ownership
In 2004, Lawrence Companies was sold to its employees adding us to the short and prestigious list of 100% employee-owned companies.
Lawrence Companies Continues to Diversify
Lawrence Companies acquires Dixie Trailer, in Richmond, Virginia, and renames it Lawrence Trailer and Truck Equipment.
Three Locations, International Presence
Today, Lawrence Companies is still headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, with its Waynesboro, Virginia, and Greensboro, North Carolina, divisions also in full operations. We continue to grow through our dedication and commitment to continue to innovate industry.
Become an Employee Owner!
At Lawrence Companies, we pride ourselves in exceeding customer satisfaction through our relentless pursuit of the highest level of customer service. We are always looking for talented and passionate team members!