LWS Announces Expanded Ownership

February 7th, 2018

Laminated Wood Systems, Inc. (LWS) is pleased to announce the Brian Hitz and Seth Gutz have acquired ownership in LWS. This expanded ownership will be instrumental in assisting the company with long term planning and ongoing growth of LWS.

Seth D. Gutz. Seth graduated from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. He previously worked for 12 years with State Farm insurance working in a variety of roles and has been with LWS since 2015. Seth is the Vice President of Sales for LWS.

Brian W. Hitz. Brian graduated from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln with Bachelor's degrees in Construction Management and Civil Engineering. He previously worked for four years as a civil engineer at Burns & McDonnell and has been with LWS since 2008. Brian is the Vice President of Engineering for LWS.

Originally incorporated in 1992, LWS is a leading designer and marketer of engineered wood and steel products to the electric utility and telecommunications industries. Located in Seward, Nebraska, the company designs and sells products in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Engineered wood, as a structural material, has the least "cradle to grave" impact on the environment when compared to concrete & steel.

Source: APA Engineered Wood Association

LWS has earned the reputation of providing the most positive, engaged customer experience in the industry. Our team strives to meet and exceed this expectation on every project, big or small.

Seth Gutz

Vice President, Sales, LWS

Having introduced E-LAM® poles back in 1992, our engineering expertise and experience is unmatched in the electric utility industry. 

Brian Hitz, P.E.

Vice President, Engineering, LWS