ATLANTA, GA -- Georgia-Pacific and U.S. Lumber have announced they are entering a distribution agreement for engineered wood products (EWP).
The agreement, effective November 1, 2013, provides for U.S. Lumber to distribute Georgia-Pacific engineered lumber in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, the panhandle of Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee.
"We are excited to be expanding our footprint with Georgia-Pacific engineered lumber products," said Lawrence Newton, CEO of U.S. Lumber. "These new territories help to broaden our commitment to our customers in these areas."
U.S. Lumber will be supplying the complete line of Georgia-Pacific engineered lumber products, including Wood I Beam™ joists, GP Lam® laminated veneer lumber (LVL), Fiberstrong® rim board and laminated beams.
"We are pleased to have a distributor like U.S. Lumber as part of our network and are looking forward to helping them serve these territories," said Paul Watterson, general manager for Georgia-Pacific Wood Products. "Their experience selling specialty wood products makes them a great fit within our EWP strategy."
About U. S. Lumber Group, Inc.
Established in 1987, and based in Atlanta, GA, U.S. LUMBER has grown to cover 15 southeastern and mid-Atlantic states with branches in Atlanta, Greenville, Raleigh, Nashville, Jacksonville, Mobile, and Baltimore. The company specializes in exterior trim products, interior millwork, pattern stock, flooring, siding, and decking. MDF, PVC, and fiber cement composites compliment a product mix that serves new home construction as well as remodeling, repair, and redesign.
Headquartered in 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 approximately 35,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.gp.com".