Eastern Engineered Wood Products inaugurates new distribution center
KEYSVILLE, Virginia – Eastern Engineered Wood Products recently opened the company’s new distribution center near Keysville, Virginia.
The 32-acre parcel is located in the Heartland Regional Industrial Park of Virginia at the interchange of US Highways 15 and 360. Construction will be completed later this year and the facility will include offices, cutting buildings, a building of steering wheel storage, and vertical shelving. Approximately 22 acres of the site will be finished for inventory preparation. It will replace a smaller leased facility the company occupies in Emporia, Virginia, and expand the current delivery footprint to new markets further west in Virginia and North Carolina. It will also serve customers in Washington DC and parts of Maryland.
Similar to its distribution center model in Bethlehem, Pa., The new location will be dedicated exclusively to the sale and distribution of engineered wood products. âOur commitment to creating an exceptional customer experience ensures that our customers can expect accurate and on-time delivery of parts, work packages or material trucks within one to two days. Even more important than keeping large inventories, hiring and training talented people is essential to enable us to meet the needs of our customers, âsaid Todd Lindsey, President of Eastern Engineered Wood Products. At full capacity, the company plans to provide up to twenty or more full-time jobs in Keysville and surrounding areas.
The inauguration of the EEWP brought together officials and guests from Keysville and surrounding areas, including representatives from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation, Charlotte County, and the Virginia Regional Heartland Industrial Facility Authority.
Eastern Engineered Wood Products was incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1998. The company distributes structural floor and roof systems to professional contractors through a network of lumber retailers and truss manufacturers. You can learn more on the company’s website at www.eewp.com.