Georgia-Pacific and Sherwood Lumber Announce Expansion of Distribution for Engineered Lumber to Pittsburgh Market
ATLANTA, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Georgia-Pacific Engineered Lumber and Sherwood Lumber Company have announced that Sherwood will begin distributing Georgia-Pacific’s full line of engineered lumber products into the Pittsburgh market.
“We are pleased to expand the availability of our engineered wood products category to our customers in northeast,” said Paul Watterson, general manager for Georgia-Pacific Engineered Lumber. “Sherwood Lumber is a company that has a lot of experience selling a full complement of dimensional framing lumber, as well as specialty building products, and we look forward to working with them.”
Sherwood Lumber currently supplies the full line of Georgia-Pacific engineered lumber products, including Wood I Beam™ joists, GP Lam® LVL and FiberStrong® rim board, to eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, eastern New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.
“Our growth with Georgia-Pacific into the Pittsburgh area with engineered lumber shows our commitment to housing in this region,” said David Gaudreau, vice president of sales for Sherwood Lumber. “With an extensive customer base and the support of a well-recognized and respected brand like Georgia-Pacific, Sherwood will be able to further provide customers with a diversified, value added product mix.”
Based in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Georgia-Pacific has long been a leading supplier of building products to lumber and building materials dealers and large do-it-yourself warehouse retailers. Our familiar brands include Plytanium® plywood, Blue Ribbon® OSB, Wood I Beam™ joists and GP Lam® LVL. Our familiar consumer brands include Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, enMotion®, Sparkle®, Mardi Gras® and Vanity Fair®, as well as Dixie®. Its GP Harmon subsidiary is among the world’s largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly, and creates nearly 92,000 jobs indirectly. For more information, visit: gp.com.
About Sherwood Lumber Company
Sherwood Lumber is a national leader and innovator in the lumber and building materials industries, specializing in quality lumber and panel products. With more than 60 years at the forefront of the industry, Sherwood’s extensive product knowledge, expertise in managing inventory and deep commitment to their partners allows them to be there for their customers and vendors in ways few other distributors can be. Sherwood Lumber is headquartered in the Northeast with locations throughout the U.S. Visit www.sherwoodlumber.com for more information.
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