Beautiful materials from historic structures add beauty and charm to homes and buildings
FEDERAL WAY, Wash., June 20, 2012 — Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the nation’s largest building material distributors, is now the exclusive distributor of Barnwood Industries reclaimed wood in northern California, and anticipates expanding distribution soon to other markets. Materials include reclaimed beams, timbers, wood flooring, doors, cabinets and millwork from aged barns and other wood structures. The products bring a sense of historic charm and enduring quality to homes and commercial and government buildings, and can help meet green building goals by reusing building materials.
“Builders and architects value reclaimed wood for its distinctive visual character,” said Sue Snuggs, Product Manager for Weyerhaeuser. “It’s a way to honor the legacy of the past by reusing materials, while adding the timeless appeal of wood to any home or building. The addition of Barnwood Industries reclaimed wood to Weyerhaeuser’s distributed product offerings continues our long tradition of bringing superior building products to market.”
“When it comes to distributors, Weyerhaeuser is unmatched in its outstanding relationships with dealers,” said Gary Norman, Owner, Barnwood Industries. “They are one of the most trusted suppliers in northern California, so were the clear choice for us to bring our products to more building industry professionals there.”
See Barnwood Industries reclaimed wood products in the “Sustainable Living Showcase” at the PCBC homebuilding tradeshow in San Francisco, June 27 and 28.
With 30 distribution facilities throughout the U.S., Weyerhaeuser Distribution provides building professionals with leading construction and finishing materials ranging from structural framing to siding, trim, insulation, housewrap and steel concrete reinforcing. Weyerhaeuser Distribution works with lumber and building material dealers of all sizes, and has a reputation for servicing customers with timely deliveries and expert design and marketing support.
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Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world's largest forest products companies, began operations in 1900. We grow and harvest trees, build homes and make a range of forest products essential to everyday lives. We manage our timberland on a sustainable basis in compliance with internationally recognized forestry standards. At the end of 2011, we employed approximately 12,800 employees in 11 countries. We have customers worldwide and generated $6.2 billion in sales from continuing operations in 2011. Our stock trades on the New York Stock exchange under the symbol WY. Additional information about us is available at www.weyerhaeuser.com.
About Barnwood Industries
Central Oregon’s Barnwood Industries salvages and reclaims vintage wood from old barns and other aged wooden structures for reuse in home and building projects. Providing wood products with distinctive charm and character, the company honors the legacy of historic structures, many of which date back to the 1800s. Barnwood Industries specializes in supplying reclaimed wood, seasoned old growth lumber, a wide variety of beams, rustic mantels, hand-hewn beams and timbers, wood flooring, doors, millwork and cabinetry. www.barnwoodindustries.com.
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