Visit Sherwood Lumber at the LAT 128th Annual Convention!
On April 23 and 24 the Sherwood team will be exhibiting at the LAT 128th Annual Convention in Arlington, TX highlighting our featured offers and products for the Texas region. Be sure to stop by booth #151 to learn how our inventory, distribution and great service can fulfill your lumber needs throughout the Lone Star state and beyond.
“Cirque du Sherwood” Brings Added Excitement to NRLA LBM Expo ‘14
Sherwood Lumber and Georgia-Pacific Amaze Crowds with Unique Performances and Special Products
ISLANDIA, NY– Sherwood Lumber added some height and flexibility to their exhibit at the 2014 Northeastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA) LBM Expo ’14 hosted at the John B. Hynes Memorial Convention Center in Boston, MA. Along with Georgia-Pacific Engineered Lumber, Sherwood Lumber was the highlight of the show, entertaining the masses with stilt-walking and contortionist performers.
First Quarter Trade Show Wrap-up
2014 is off to a great start for Sherwood Lumber! We’ve attended the NRLA LBM Expo (Boston, MA); IDEAS LBM Show (Philadelphia, PA); LMC Annual Meeting (Tampa, FL); ABC Conference & Expo (Atlantic City, NJ); PAL Business Conference and Buyers Show (Orlando, FL); and the NAHB International Builders’ Show (Las Vegas, NV) already this year. It has been great catching up with our friends and partners throughout the regions to share new product information as well as meet with more of our customers to find out what their needs are.
Sherwood Lumber’s Forward Pricing Benefits More Buyers Than Ever
The lumber industry by its very nature is erratic, and subsequently supply, demand and pricing all become increasingly difficult to control or predict. It was with this in mind that Sherwood Lumber introduced Guaranteed Forward Pricing in 2011, a resource that has become invaluable for our customers. Since its introduction, the number of customers taking advantage of this risk-averting service has doubled each year, demonstrating the desire for stability in an often uncertain market.
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Sherwood Lumber Prepares for 2014 NRLA LBM Expo
Sherwood Lumber is pleased to announce they are attending the 2014 Northeastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA) Expo at the John B. Hynes Memorial Convention Center, February 26th - 28th.
This year they are coming to the expo with a “Cirque Du Sherwood” theme, sure to leave ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, and children of all ages wide eyed and in wonder. We encourage you to stop by their booth #810 to meet special Cirque performers, as well as learn about their products and receive exclusive deals on future orders.
Sherwood Lumber is looking forward to connecting with all their partners and customers this February. If you have any questions or would like to set up a meeting, please contact David Gaudreau at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andrew Goodman Featured in Softwood Buyer's 2014 Forecast
In 2014, Sherwood Lumberʼs focus will continue to be doing what it takes to support our customers. Many of our customers are national accounts, and we are dedicated to serving them in as many geographic markets as possible. In addition, the Eastern region, which is where Sherwoodʼs headquarters have been located for 60 years, continues to require substantial support as the construction market improves and the post-Super storm Sandy build out continues.
Sherwood Lumber Supports Demand for Georgia Pacific Engineered Lumber with the Opening of Bergen, NJ facility
Sherwood Lumber inked an agreement with Georgia Pacific in the spring of 2012 to distribute the full line of Georgia Pacific Engineered Lumber Products (GP ELP). GP ELP was initially available out of our Palmer, Massachusetts facility, then in May 2013 distribution expanded to include North Bergen NJ. Since expansion Sherwood has regained market share in New Jersey which was formerly a GP stronghold.
Sherwood Lumber Provides a Wide Variety of Cedar Products, with Flexible Delivery, Nationwide
Sherwood Lumber is pleased to announce they now carry a wide range of cedar products. Stocked in Missoula, Montana, quick shipments of highly mixed, less than truckload cedar are available for delivery nationwide.
In an effort to be readily available for their growing customer base, Sherwood Lumber recently hired John Reed and Ryan Walters, Western Red Cedar Lumber Association (WRCLA) members, and cedar experts with a combined experience of 30 years. Based out of Sherwood’s Lake Oswego, Oregon office, John and Ryan specialize in cedar products and provide the expertise necessary to educate customers on the wide variety of grades, patterns, profiles, and types of cedar, leading them to the right product.
Western Red Cedar Lumber Association Welcome Sherwood Lumber
Sherwood Lumber is proud to announce that John Reed, Jr. and Ryan Walter are now members of the Western Red Cedar Lumber Association (WRCLA). Founded in 1954 and known as “the voice of the cedar industry,” WRCLA is a collection of select cedar experts who have been voted in by other cedar suppliers to represent the species in positive manner. Membership allows John and Ryan to collaborate with 18 quality producers of Western Red Cedar lumber products, as well as to stay current on cedar products with information, education and quality standards.