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Category : Dealer Profile

Hess Lumber Grows by Finding Ways to Serve

June 2, 2017

Above: Doug, along with his parents, Ronda and Jared Crowther (on right), says the store’s employees help create a family atmosphere for customers. Opportunity in Idaho In Malad City, Idaho … Read More

Big Creek Lumber’s Big Tech Focus

May 8, 2017

In an area that has survived both a dot-com bubble burst and the Great Recession, builders are still fielding plenty of calls for highend building construction, a trend that bodes … Read More

Transparency and Training Propel Lezzer Lumber

April 3, 2017

Investment In Employees Elevates Lezzer Lumber Mike Lezzer, CEO of Lezzer Lumber in Curwensville, Penn. has a unique way of motivating his staff to provide the best service they can … Read More

Best Service, Best Value is R.P. Lumber’s Commitment

January 31, 2017

Forty years ago, Robert L. Plummer and his wife Donna were high school teachers in St. Louis, Mo. Always the entrepreneurial type, when Robert decided to leave teaching and open … Read More

PROFILE: Continuity and Service at the Heart of Trico Lumber’s Growth

November 9, 2016

Dealer Profile “Continuity” is the first word Kyle Morgan uses to describe Trico Lumber Co.’s continued growth in East Texas. It is continuity, Morgan says, that keeps employees on staff … Read More

PROFILE: Vistas and Vision at Tum-A-Lum Lumber

October 11, 2016

When a lumberyard is nestled in the beautiful Cascade Mountain foothills of Hood River, Ore., it’s a smart decision to bring as much natural beauty as possible inside the store. … Read More

PROFILE: Midwestern Values, Southern Hospitality

September 9, 2016

  When Florida Governor Rick Scott visited Naples Lumber & Supply in mid-July, he made sure to mention that the state’s unemployment rate was at an eight-year low at just … Read More

PROFILE: Holmes Building Materials

August 4, 2016

When LBM dealers talk about expansion, often the conversation centers around buying out a nearby competitor or building a brand new store to add to an established chain of lumberyards. … Read More

PROFILE: Old Monroe Lumber

July 8, 2016

Ours is an industry in which a lot of lumberyard owners share the pride of multi-generation family ownership. It is often more common to hear about a third-generation family business … Read More

PROFILE: Dr. Ike’s Home Centers

June 7, 2016

Each day about 12,000 semi-trucks travel through the border town of Laredo, Texas. On any given day these trucks can be seen hauling anything from fresh strawberries to farm tractors. … Read More