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Hancock Lumber Welcomes Mainely Trusses to the Team

February 5, 2018 2:36 pm Comments Off on Hancock Lumber Welcomes Mainely Trusses to the Team

Hancock Lumber Welcomes Mainely Trusses to the Team! Hancock blazes new trail, acquires roof and floor truss manufacturing facility.

Hancock Lumber is proud to announce their acquisition of Mainely Trusses, a market-leading roof and floor truss manufacturing facility based in Fairfield, Maine. Two successful Maine businesses are joining forces with this acquisition, adding a unique product line to Hancock’s manufacturing portfolio.

Mainely Trusses is a great fit for Hancock Lumber and likewise, Hancock Lumber is a great fit for Mainely Trusses. The addition of Mainely Trusses makes Hancock Lumber the first retailer in Maine to own and operate their own roof and floor truss manufacturing facility.

Kevin and Mike Mainely TrussesKevin Hancock, President + CEO of Hancock Lumber, shared his excitement, “Mainely Trusses has an excellent reputation in the construction industry across Maine. The company also has a set of core values that we like, admire and feel is aligned with Hancock’s. People matter at Mainely Trusses and the company has high standards in terms of employee engagement and customer service. We felt there was a lot we could learn from the company and some value we could add. When the opportunity to acquire Mainely Trusses materialized we recognized quickly that it would be a good long-term move that strengthened both companies.”

Manufacturing is not new to Hancock Lumber; in fact, the company’s roots began in 1848 with milling logs into lumber and continues today with their three Eastern White Pine sawmills and wall panel manufacturing facility. Adding engineered truss systems to their manufacturing portfolio offers another key product line for their customers in Maine and New Hampshire.

Mike Boulet, General Manager of Mainely Trusses, commented on the partnership, “The people, products and reputation of Mainely Trusses have always been very important to me. When the opportunity to join the Hancock team presented itself, it quickly became evident that the two companies shared the same values. Transitioning ownership to a company that could help continue to improve Mainely Trusses for its employees and customers is the top priority for me. I could not be more confident on Mainely Trusses’ future under Team Hancock’s leadership and look forward to managing the business operations!”

Hancock Lumber looks forward to continuing Mainely Trusses’ tradition of excellence and reputation for quality and service in truss manufacturing.

Established in 1848, Hancock Lumber Company is a 6th generation, family-owned business operating a timberland company, a sawmill division and a network of retail lumberyards, home design showrooms, and now a truss manufacturing facility. Led by their 522 employees, Hancock has four times been selected as a ‘Best Place to Work in Maine and was recognized as the 2017 national ProSales ‘Dealer of the Year’. Four of their locations have received OSHA’s highest safety certification, earning SHARP certifications at their Casco, Bethel, Pittsfield sawmills and Bridgton lumberyard. The company is also a past recipient of the Maine Family Business of the Year Award, the Governor’s Award for Business Excellence, and the MITC ‘Exporter of the Year’ award. To learn more, please visit www.HancockLumber.com.

 

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