FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Texas-based Companies Jointly Celebrate First Shipment of Lumber
Lufkin, Texas – Two privately held Texas-based companies, Angelina Forest Products (AFP), Lufkin, Texas and McCoy’s Building Supply, San Marcos, Texas celebrate the initial production of southern yellow pine dimension lumber from AFP’s new Angelina County, Texas sawmill.
Angelina Forest Products state-of-the-art greenfield sawmill located 5 miles southeast of Lufkin on Hwy 69 South began construction in the fall of 2018. The new facility with two shifts, will employ over 135 direct employee jobs and many more indirect jobs that will supply and support the operation. The mill will produce southern yellow pine dimension lumber which includes 2×4 through 2×12 lengths 8’ to 20’. Angelina Forest Products (AFP) will be one of the largest sawmills in the South and its products will be easily identified with Mill #33 and the AFP logo stamped on each board.
McCoy’s Building Supply, is a 4th generation, privately held family-owned business that began in 1927. “It is very appropriate for our first shipment of lumber to go to their Lufkin store,” stated Stephen Raley, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Angelina Forest Products. “Our companies are very similar in the demand for quality, exceptional service and respect for our employees and vendors. We look forward to building a long-lasting relationship with McCoy’s,” added Raley.
Angelina Forest Product’s Lufkin sawmill has a design capacity of over 300 million board feet annually and will provide products for single and multi-family dwellings, outdoor living, repair & remodeling and industrial end-users.
Angelina Forest Products, LLC
Angelina Forest Products is a young company drawing from the community to build an extraordinary team. AFP provides a culture that values the individual and leadership that encourages personal success. This environment creates strong, confident team members who appreciate the process and challenge of excellence. An exceptional team of employees who produce quality products and superior customer service in a highly competitive market. At Angelina Forest Products, nothing is more important than being good stewards of the environment and the safety and health of the team members. https://angelinaforestproducts.com/
McCoy’s Building Supply
McCoy’s is one of the nation’s largest privately held building supply retailers. It has provided quality building products and services to its “Born-to-Build” customers since 1927 and has earned the loyalty of builders, contractors, ranchers and serious do-it-yourselfers across five states. The company is led by Brian McCoy, Chairman and CEO, and Meagan McCoy Jones, President and COO, and is headquartered in San Marcos, TX. McCoy’s employs 2,500 people and operates 88 stores, three distribution facilities and two millwork facilities in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi and New Mexico. It can be found online at https://www.mccoys.com/
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VP, Sales & Marketing
Angelina Forest Products