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Celebrating Kevin Hynes and his Amazing Career at Hancock Lumber

May 28, 2021 3:43 pm Comments Off on Celebrating Kevin Hynes and his Amazing Career at Hancock Lumber

It’s hard to believe that today marks Kevin Hynes’ last day of work at Hancock Lumber. After an incredible 16-year career with our company, our Sawmill Division COO is retiring and moving to the west coast. Over the last couple... View Article

Hancock Now Proudly Representing Marvin® Signature, Elevate + Essential Collections

May 21, 2021 9:29 am Comments Off on Hancock Now Proudly Representing Marvin® Signature, Elevate + Essential Collections
Marvin Truck

Two brands plan to realign as Hancock Lumber announces their renewed partnership with Marvin, a window and door manufacturer and brand they have reconnected with following their latest acquisition of Lapointe Lumber. Both multi-generational, independent, century-old, family-owned companies, Hancock Lumber... View Article

Hancock Lumber Sponsors Award at State Science Fair

May 16, 2021 1:53 pm Comments Off on Hancock Lumber Sponsors Award at State Science Fair

The Maine State Science Fair (MSSF) celebrated its 75th year on Saturday, April 3, 2021, hosted by Maine Mathematics & Science Alliance (MMSA) and The Jackson Laboratory. Teens and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) professionals from across Maine gathered... View Article

Passing the Hammer: Celebrating Jim Foster’s 43 Years of Service

May 10, 2021 2:29 pm Comments Off on Passing the Hammer: Celebrating Jim Foster’s 43 Years of Service
Jim Foster with the golden hammer

On May 5th our team in Saco gathered to celebrate Jim Foster, Hancock Lumber’s longest tenured employee. Following the retirement of 44-year Hancock Lumber veteran Toby Hammond, the torch was passed to Jim. A member of Team Hancock for 43... View Article

Made In Maine: Logging Industry Interviews

May 1, 2021 2:01 pm Comments Off on Made In Maine: Logging Industry Interviews
A group standing on a bridge.

Team Hancock launched a new campaign earlier this year highlighting the current state of the logging industry. In a four part video series, New England loggers participated in interviews with Hancock Lumber, describing the concerns and opportunities experienced in the... View Article

Highlight on Recent Kitchen Renovation

April 30, 2021 10:45 am Comments Off on Highlight on Recent Kitchen Renovation

Capturing and sharing what our team and customers help create never gets old. Our Windham Kitchen Design team worked with the homeowners to design and complete a full kitchen and laundry room renovation. They helped the homeowners transform the spaces... View Article

Hancock Lumber Receives Miles Freeman Award of Service

April 20, 2021 3:01 pm Comments Off on Hancock Lumber Receives Miles Freeman Award of Service

Late last year, Habitat for Humanity York County recognized Hancock Lumber as the first-ever business to receive the Miles Freeman Award of Service. Named for Habitat for Humanity York County’s founder, the award honors a business that embodies Freeman’s passion... View Article

Family-Owned Businesses Unite: Hancock Acquires Lapointe Lumber

April 7, 2021 9:43 am Comments Off on Family-Owned Businesses Unite: Hancock Acquires Lapointe Lumber

Hancock Lumber Acquires Lapointe Lumber Two long-standing family businesses are joining forces with Hancock Lumber’s announcement of their plans to acquire Lapointe Lumber, a fourth-generation independent building materials supplier that’s operated in the Augusta and Gardiner markets since 1947. Established... View Article

2020 Employee of the Year Award Recipients

February 18, 2021 3:12 pm Comments Off on 2020 Employee of the Year Award Recipients

This award is given annually to a select group of Hancock Lumber employees whose positive attitudes, commitment to quality and focus on customer service combine to serve as a living example of the core values of our company. Employee of... View Article

Honoring Toby Hammond’s 44-Years of Hancock Lumber Service!

February 8, 2021 1:58 pm Comments Off on Honoring Toby Hammond’s 44-Years of Hancock Lumber Service!

Congratulations, and thank you to Toby Hammond for an outstanding 44-years of service with Hancock Lumber! As the longest tenured HancockLumber employee, it’s hard to begin to summarize all of Toby’s accomplishments and the impact he’s had on the forest... View Article