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B.W. Wilson SWaM vendor

SWaM Supplier Spotlight: B.W. Wilson Paper Company

Virginia ABC welcomes and seeks out opportunities to work with diverse, SWaM-certified businesses for our goods, supplies, services and IT needs. The SWaM Supplier Spotlight highlights key SWaM suppliers who are instrumental to Virginia ABC’s operations.

B.W. Wilson Paper Company is committed to providing paper and related products and services within the business-to-business community in a positive and responsive manner. Founded in 1904 by Ben W. Wilson as a privately owned, wholesale printing paper company, B.W. Wilson serves customers in Virginia and North Carolina. Their featured product lines include: printing paper, office printing supplies, computer and business products, office furniture, janitorial supplies, compatible and OEM toner products, personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies and more.

A SWaM certified and family owned and operated business, B.W. Wilson Paper has a proven track record of successful relationships with both suppliers and customers for over 117 years. Virginia ABC is proud to have partnered with B. W. Wilson as a SWaM supplier for more than 30 years. B. W. Wilson also supports other state agencies/authorities, colleges and the commercial industry, from small to large businesses.

Become a SWaM Business

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Visit the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity’s (DSBSD) website to see if your business is eligible for a DSBSD certification to start the application process.

Working with ABC

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ABC is committed to working with SWaM businesses.

To find out more and register as a SWaM business, contact generalprocurement@virginiaabc.com.

Supplier Networking Opportunities

Virginia ABC attends a variety of SWaM supplier trade shows, expos and other related events to meet and network with suppliers who may be able to assist the Authority in meeting our business needs. These events also offer those businesses attending these events an opportunity to meet members of the ABC Procurement division.

Some events we have attended in the past: Capital Area Purchasing Association (CAPA) Trade Show, SWaMFest and University of Mary Washington’s Trade Show. 

Additional Suppliers

The Supply Room

The Supply Room

The Supply Room (TSRC) strives to be Virginia ABC’s preferred source for office supplies, furniture, technology and janitorial solutions. TSRC pivoted in 2020 to secure a continuous supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) products from trusted manufacturers and have since supplied their customers with over 2.3 million PPE and safety products.

A SWaM certified and family owned and operated business, The Supply Room is the second-largest independent office supplier in the country. Founded in Ashland, Virginia in 1951, they have served agencies of the Commonwealth for more than 30 years and operate seven distribution locations across the state to offer free, next day delivery to customers.

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Procurement and Support Services Division

generalprocurement @virginiaabc.com

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