KUNZWOOD ANNOUNCES EXPANSION AND NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN EMPORIA, VA

Bethlehem, Pa. – (December 3, 2018) – Kunzwood, a wholesale distributor of structural wood products used in residential and light-commercial construction, announces a new Distribution Center in Emporia, VA.  The 15-acre parcel, in close proximity to Interstate 95 and US 58 in Southern Virginia, will expand the Company’s delivery footprint from Western Connecticut to North Carolina and include new large markets such as Washington DC; Richmond and Virginia Beach, VA; and Raleigh/Durham, Greensboro, and Wilmington, NC.

Similar to the model for its Distribution Center in Bethlehem, PA, the new location will be dedicated exclusively to the sale of Engineered Wood Products (EWP).  Kunzwood’s commitment to creating an exceptional customer experience ensures that customers can expect accurate, on-time delivery of pieces, job packs, or truckloads in one to two days.

The new facility will stock RigidLam® LVL and RFPI® series I-Joists from Roseburg Forest Products, NI series I-Joists from Nordic Structures, and StructurePRO® Treated Glulam.  It will be supported during startup up by the Bethlehem DC which boasts one of the deepest and broadest inventories of EWP in the country.

Outside Sales Representatives Brian Johnson and Jeff McLaughlin, experienced EWP and industry veterans will lead the sales effort.  Representatives from Customer Service and Technical Services can be reached from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday at 484-853-3100 or 800-700-4788.

“We’ve recognized for some time now that our high-service model would be well suited for this market,” states Todd Lindsey, President of Kunzwood. “We are excited about the opportunity to introduce our unique value proposition to customers in this new territory and to simplify what is often considered one of their most complex product offerings.”

Kunzwood incorporated in Pennsylvania in 2015.  The company distributes structural floor and roof systems to the professional contractor trade through a network of retail lumber yards and truss manufacturers.  More can be learned from the company website at www.kunzwood.com.

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