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Wilson Lumber No. 60 in Top 100 Lumberyards in the Nation

Wilson Lumber is honored to be recognized in the inaugural LBM JOURNAL 100, a ranking of the nation’s top pro dealers and lumberyards by 2020 sales.

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Skilled Labor Shortage

If you make your living in the construction industry, you have no doubt been affected by the shortage of skilled labor across the nation.

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The Benefits of Floor Trusses and Engineered Wood

While engineered floor trusses are nothing new, they have continued to increase in popularity over the past couple of decades due to their exceptional strength, construction advantages, durability and reliability.

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Doing Business for God's Glory

‘Christlike principles’ is a much better base for decision making than the whims of how I’m feeling at the moment. And I’ve found that doing business for God’s glory is way more fun than doing it for my glory.

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Employee Spotlight: Josh Hendrickson, Director of Sales

Selling building materials wasn’t initially what Wilson Lumber Director of Sales Josh Hendrickson sought to do with his life.

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Build Faster With Wilson Lumber

When we sat down as a team to make plans for 2021 we asked ourselves: What do our customers tell us they need help with the most? The answer we hear most often is you need to build faster. You need to shorten the number of days it takes to build a home.

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Wood Trusses - Reliability You Can Count On

Over the past 20 years prefabricated roof trusses have become one of the most reliable and cost-effective wood framing options for builders and contractors.

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Owner Spotlight: Russ Wilson

A bottle of Coca-Cola at Wilson Lumber cost only 35 cents when Russ Wilson started working here circa 1989.

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Leader Spotlight: John Marshall

John Marshall has enjoyed a career that has taken him around the U.S. and the world, before landing him in the Rocket City of Huntsville, Ala., in 2001 where he has been COO of Wilson Lumber for the last five years.

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Employee Spotlight: Jackie Crutcher

In one of his college engineering classes, Jackie Crutcher had to design a set of house trusses by hand. “I thought to myself, ‘If I ever get out of this class, I will never look at another truss as long as I live.’”

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2020 Top 100 ProSales Dealer

Wilson Lumber has been selected as a Top 100 ProSales Dealer for 2020 by the leading building industry publication ProSales Magazine.

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People Over Profits: A Building Materials Success Story

“People over profits” is a phrase we hear more and more from many areas of business. But when you really put your money behind your team and your values, it can be a huge point of differentiation and a great way to drive long-last relationships.

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