J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. has announced the construction of two new distribution centers to service the company's retail operations.  Pepper's strong commitment to service and speed of order fulfillment is the driving force behind the move.   Historically, the company has distributed product to customers via many regional locations.  The new distribution centers will provide fulfillment location for most customer orders, taking advantage of advancements in the shipping industry. The projects are headed up by Bret Rhoades, Vice President of Corporate Operations.  The Atlanta Distribution Center, opening in May of 2009, will be managed by Kyle Badgero, former manager of the Grand Rapids location.  The Salt Lake City Distribution Center, slated to open in March 2009, will be managed by Rich Delong, who brings years of experience as manager of Pepper's Detroit location. In addition to the distribution centers, Pepper will continue to serve customers in fourteen regional locations across the country:  Paoli, PA; Lithia Springs, GA: Bismarck, ND; Carol Stream, IL; Fort Worth, TX;  Grand Rapids, MI; Indianapolis, IN; Lenexa, KS; Santa Fe Springs, CA; Hopkins, MN; Murray, UT; Dublin, CA; Winston-Salem, NC and Tacoma, WA.  The regional stores will not only provide a phenomenal music store experience for customers, but will provide a source of direct contact with musicians throughout the nation. J.W. PepperŪ, leading retailer of sheet music in the world, has been in business for over 130 years, with multiple locations across the country including the corporate headquarters in Chester County, Pennsylvania. www.jwpepper.com Pepper history