MELVILLE, N.Y. — Sherwood Lumber Corp., a national leader, innovator and solutions provider to the Lumber and Building Materials Industries, specializing in quality lumber, panel, and engineered wood products today announced the establishment of a California-based sales office complete with enhanced distribution capabilities.
“The timely expansion of our sales and distribution capabilities, bench-marking Sherwood’s commitment to growth on the West Coast, complements the existing high-volume, commodity-driven trading program with the infusion of a seasoned specialty sales and distribution platform,” said Bart Bartholomew, VP Sales – West Coast at Sherwood Lumber.
At the helm of the company’s California expansion, Sherwood Lumber welcomes Bruce Garrett and Paul Johnson to the Sherwood Lumber family.
Garrett has 32 years experience specializing in the western forest products industry. His career began with Georgia-Pacific, and includes extensive distribution as well as manufacturing background. Garrett will join Sherwood in the position of Director – Western Distribution.
Johnson is a 25-year veteran of the forest products industry including: Georgia-Pacific, NORPAC, and BMD. Throughout his career, Johnson has primarily focused upon engineered wood Products. He will join Sherwood in the position of Sales and Purchasing Manager for California Distribution.
“The specialty products market represents a myriad of opportunities for our Company,” says Kyle Little, Chief Operating Officer, Sherwood Lumber, “and the combination of Sherwood Lumber’s longstanding credibility and distribution prowess with this veteran sales group is just the team to get these customers what they need.”
Source: Sherwood Lumber Corp.