Richmond International Forest Products, LLC announces New Engineered Wood Division and First Engineered Wood Product (EWP) line – Ultralam™ LVL

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Richmond International Forest Products is pleased to introduce its first line of engineered lumber through Richmond International Engineered Wood Division. Ultralam™ LVL is manufactured with state-of-the-art technology with a highly efficient process that produces a high strength, cost effective, and easy-to-use engineered wood product with virtually no waste.

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“Our business is personalized to serve not only our customer’s Engineered Wood needs, but those of their customers as well.”

Richmond International Forest Products, respected for over two decades as a leader in the lumber industry, is pleased to introduce its first line of engineered lumber with their Richmond International Engineered Wood Division. Along with Richmond International Forest Products proven delivery system and industry experts, they help customers manage market fluctuations, trade and transportation logistics, and credit and fiscal risk speculation. Chad Carnes Division Manager, is leading the new engineered wood division and his many years and diverse roles in the wood industry have given him insight on building effective business partnerships throughout the entire supply chain. Chad has made a very clear goal for Richmond’s engineered wood division; “Our business is personalized to serve not only our customer’s Engineered Wood needs, but those of their customers as well. We provide services that fully support our Engineered Wood product line which is efficiently delivered utilizing the backbone of RIFP’s logistic systems”.

The first product line is Ultralam™ LVL available FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified. Manufactured with state-of-the-art technology this highly efficient process produces a high strength, cost effective, and easy-to-use engineered wood product with virtually no waste. Ultralam LVL is used for beams, headers, joists, rafters, columns and wall studs. It can also be used in metal-plated trusses and concrete forming, packaging, crating, door, window and furniture parts. All of these manufacturing components can be cut to exact customer specifications. The manufacturing and quality assurance program is monitored by PFS Corporation, an independent third-party inspection agency. Ultralam LVL is produced according to ASTM standards and has been issued an evaluation report (ERS-3147) from ICC-ES.

Richmond International Engineered Wood Division is a unit of Richmond International Forest Products, LLC – a subsidiary of Forest City Trading Group, one of the largest wholesale lumber companies in the United States. Richmond’s traditional expertise in supply chain management will ensure on-ground inventory and inbound materials that will meet demands quickly. The people behind Richmond International Engineered Wood Division have been in the engineered wood business for over 20 years and provide experience in all aspects of delivering quality products to the end user. Including: manufacturing, engineering, distribution and retail operations by personalizing service to meet many needs.

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