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Everybody Leads: Getting through this Together

March 17, 2020 9:23 am Comments Off on Everybody Leads: Getting through this Together
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A letter from Kevin Hancock on Hancock Lumber’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19) March 16th, 2020: To: All Hancock Lumber Customers Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19) As trying as these times have suddenly become, I have personally found it very uplifting to see... View Article

Kevin Hancock’s new book – The Seventh Power – releases today!

February 25, 2020 8:37 am Comments Off on Kevin Hancock’s new book – The Seventh Power – releases today!
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Team Hancock is proud to announce the official release of Kevin Hancock’s second book, The Seventh Power: One CEO’s Journey into the Business of Shared Leadership. Published by Post Hill Press, the book is now available to order online through... View Article

Spotlight on Employee Led Innovations

December 20, 2019 11:38 am Comments Off on Spotlight on Employee Led Innovations
Marty Martin and Joel Leach

Touring around the company, it’s so exciting to witness real-time, employee-led ideas and innovations being implemented every day. Whether a small change or a large scale project, each one truly makes a difference in the daily workflow of our employees,... View Article

Culture Makes the Difference

November 27, 2019 2:32 pm Comments Off on Culture Makes the Difference

What differentiates companies?  It’s generally not products, services, facilities, or equipment.  In our industry, for example, our lumberyard competitors sell essentially the same assortment of building materials that we do.  Across New England, our white pine sawmill competitors make products... View Article

National Kitchen + Bath Month: A Fun Backsplash or Accent Wall

November 2, 2019 9:00 am Comments Off on National Kitchen + Bath Month: A Fun Backsplash or Accent Wall

We really should have titled this post “What Can’t a Backsplash Do?” Our designers say that a well thought out backsplash or accent wall has all the power to tie the entire kitchen together. The backsplash can be a feature that... View Article

Leadership Evolution at Hancock Lumber

October 5, 2019 2:12 pm Comments Off on Leadership Evolution at Hancock Lumber
Paul Wainman

By LBM Journal  LBM Journal has learned that Paul Wainman will become president of Hancock Lumber effective January, 2020. Wainman, who will keep his role as CFO, will be just the eighth person to serve as president since the company’s founding in... View Article

Bethel Mill Reinvestments Drive Customer and Employee Experiences

September 3, 2019 6:46 pm Comments Off on Bethel Mill Reinvestments Drive Customer and Employee Experiences

Earlier this year, Hancock Lumber completed the installation of a new automatic grade scanning system at the Bethel sawmill. General Manager, Aaron Schulte, and his crew completed the massive capital project in typical Hancock Lumber fashion—a true team effort—finishing on... View Article

Hancock Lumber named a Best Place to Work in Maine for the 6th year in a row!

August 30, 2019 8:14 am Comments Off on Hancock Lumber named a Best Place to Work in Maine for the 6th year in a row!
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“This award is not about WHAT we do, but HOW we do what we do.It’s about working in a manner that aspires to respect, value, and empower every person’s voice in our company.“ –Kevin Hancock, President + CEO “While this is our 6th year... View Article

Hancock Dedicates and Celebrates New Home Office in Casco!

July 3, 2019 12:43 pm Comments Off on Hancock Dedicates and Celebrates New Home Office in Casco!
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Hancock Lumber has grown and evolved throughout Maine and New Hampshire over the past 171 years, but has always remained committed to its Casco roots. On June 18th, Hancock’s leadership team, employees, board of directors, family, building partners, and friends... View Article

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