Eastern Engineered Wood Products acquires property and opens new distribution center near Keysville, Virginia. The 32-acre parcel is located in the Heartland Regional Industrial Park of Virginia.
Construction will be completed later this year and the facility will include offices, cutting buildings, a drive-through storage building and vertical shelving. Approximately 22 acres of the site will be finished for inventory preparation. It will replace a smaller leased facility the company occupies in Emporia, Virginia, and expand the current delivery footprint to new markets further west in Virginia and North Carolina. It will also serve customers in Washington DC and parts of Maryland.
Similar to its distribution center model in Bethlehem, Pa., The new location will be dedicated exclusively to the sale and distribution of engineered wood products (EWP).
“Our commitment to creating an exceptional customer experience ensures that our customers can expect accurate and on-time delivery of parts, work packages or material trucks within one to two days. Even more important than keeping large inventory, hiring and training talented people is critical to meeting the needs of our customers, ”said Todd Lindsey, President of Eastern Engineered Wood Products.
At full capacity, the company plans to provide up to 20 or more full-time jobs in Keysville and surrounding areas.
Eastern Engineered Wood Products distributes structural floor and roof systems to professional contractors through a network of lumber retailers and truss manufacturers.