Receiving letters like this one makes our day. It is so nice to hear from customers when the job is well done. August 5th, 2014 Mr. Kevin Hancock Hancock Lumber Company 4 Edes Falls Rd Casco, Maine 04015 Dear Mr. Hancock, I am a self-employed electrical contractor and have enjoyed living in Maine since 1984. […]
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Forest Hancock Celebrates Casco Days!
Forest Hancock helped celebrate Casco Days this past weekend, walking in the Children’s Parade, handing out Hancock tattoos and t-shirts and entertaining the crowd. A family tradition since 1939, Casco Days is a three-day festival that brings the community together to raise money for the Casco Fire Association. If you are interested in having Forest […]
Investing in our Sawmills
Kevin Hancock Cuts the Ribbon for the New Horizontal Resaw Machine Investing in our sawmills, lumberyards, timberlands, employees and customers is always a top priority at Hancock Lumber. This past June we completed a major capital project at our Ryefield sawmill, located in Casco, the same town in which the company was founded over […]
Hancock Provides Materials for Teen Gardening Program
Thanks to Hancock Lumber, a dozen teens from Freeport to Brunswick were able to construct raised bed gardens this spring in a teen gardening program. “I’ve never planted a tomato before,” said one of the participating teens. “Now I know how to plant and care for lots of different vegetables,” said another. The Seeds Garden […]
Rise Up Against Bullying Campaign Wins an Emmy!
WMTW’s President & General Manager, Dave Abel, announced that their Rise Up Against Bullying campaign won an Emmy award for “Outstanding Public Service Announcement – Campaign”. Matt Earl, creative services director, attended the dinner on Saturday in Boston and picked up the award. Hancock Lumber partnered with the station to sponsor the campaign and is […]
Bethel Sawmill Earns Forest Products Award
Bethel Sawmill Leaders Accept Forest Products Award The Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Hancock Lumber as the Forest Products Industry Award recipient. Company leaders from our Bethel sawmill attended the event and were presented the award. What a great surprise it was to have Angus King, former Hancock Lumber director, join the event […]
Cuckolds Lighthouse Restoration
Check out this recent article on the Cuckolds Lighthouse in Boothbay Harbor printed in the March/April 2013 edition of Maine Boats Homes and Harbors Magazine. Hancock Lumber, along with several key vendors, proudly donated all of the building materials for the historic coastal landmark restoration. Link to the complete article here Cuckolds Lighthouse: Historic Coastal […]
Hancock Ranks #50 in ProSales Top 100
In its annual report, ProSales Magazine ranked Hancock Lumber #50 in its Top 100 list. The ProSales top 100 is the premier report on construction supply companies earning at lease a third of their revenues from professional builders. Large operations catering primarily to retail customers – The Home Depot, Lowe’s and Menards–are excluded, allowing for […]
Earth Day Celebration at Children’s Museum!
Forest Hancock Helps Celebrate Earth Day at Children’s Museum! Hancock Lumber celebrated Earth Day at the Children’s Museum & Theater in Portland! Our mascot, Forest Hancock, welcomed children to our Tree to Timber exhibit while handing out Eastern White Pine seedlings for everyone to take home and plant in celebration of the day. If you […]
How to Install Eastern White Pine
Hancock Lumber recently teamed up with a local contractor to produce a video featuring tips and techniques on how to properly install Hancock Eastern White Pine. Check out the YouTube video below to learn more! How to Install Hancock Eastern White Pine