Georgia-Pacific & Sherwood Lumber Announce Distribution Agreement

The companies have finalized terms that allow for Sherwood Lumber to supply its dealers with a complete line of  products . . .

Atlanta, GA -- Georgia-Pacific Wood Products and Sherwood Lumber Company have announced a new distribution agreement involving GP's full line of engineered wood products (EWP).

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 BeamT 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."