Georgia-Pacific and Sherwood Lumber Announce Engineered Lumber Products Distribution Agreement
Georgia-Pacific Wood Products and Sherwood Lumber Company have announced a new distribution agreement involving GP's full line of engineered lumber products (ELP).
The two companies have finalized terms that will provide for Sherwood Lumber to supply its dealers with a complete line of Georgia-Pacific engineered wood products, including Wood I Beam™ joists, GP Lam® laminated veneer lumber (LVL), FiberStrong® rim board and laminated beams.
"We believe this agreement shows our strong commitment to the engineered wood products category," said Andy Goodman, CEO of Sherwood Lumber. "We are pleased to be adding a strong brand like Georgia-Pacific to the Sherwood Lumber product offering."
These products will initially be available out of Sherwood's distribution center in Palmer, Mass., and soon after out of its Holtsville, N.Y. and Delanco, N.J. facilities. Dealers served from these branches will be able to buy full units of material or job lot quantities in the territories of eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, eastern New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.
"We're excited to be working with such a great building products distributor in Sherwood Lumber," said Paul Watterson, general manager for Georgia-Pacific Wood Products. "Their experience selling a full complement of dimensional framing lumber as well as specialty building products makes them a great fit within our EWP strategy."
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.
Headquartered at Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. The company employs more than 40,000 employees at approximately 300 locations in North America, South America and Europe. Georgia-Pacific has long been among the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of building products to lumber and building materials dealers and large do-it-yourself warehouse retailers, with brands such as Plytanium® plywood, DryPly® water-repellent plywood, Thermostat® radiant barrier sheathing, Nautilus® wall sheathing, Ply-Bead® panels and Wood I Beam™ joists offered by Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC and DensArmor Plus® interior panels, DensGlass® Exterior Sheathing and ToughRock® gypsum board offered by Georgia-Pacific Gypsum LLC. The familiar consumer brands of Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP include Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, Sparkle®, Soft 'n Gentle®, Mardi Gras®, So-Dri® and Vanity Fair®. Dixie Consumer Products LLC, a Georgia-Pacific company, manufactures the Dixie® brand of tabletop products. For more information, visit www.gp.com/build or call 800-284-5347.
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