News from National Lumber

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National Building Products sign in Easte Hartford, CT

East Hartford Grand Opening

Mansfield, MA – June 7, 2019 – The National Lumber Family of Companies is pleased to announce the Grand Opening celebration for the public June 21-22 at our newest location, National Building Products in East Hartford, CT.

Everyone Welcome! There will be special sales offerings with free coffee and donuts being served. There will be kitchen designers available to answer questions as people browse through the new showroom.

The location is overseen by General Manager Mark Lefsyk, and many of the employees have worked at this location under other owners in the past. Their experience with providing building materials in the area is helping us make a smoother transition into this new location.

In addition to an array of improvements to the full-service lumberyard, with expanded products offerings in both the lumberyard and hardware store, the renovated East Hartford location also contains a Kitchen Views design showroom that also contains millwork products.

East Hartford store web page

Press Release

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New Responsive Website

Mansfield, MA – March 7, 2019 – National Lumber is pleased to invite everyone to explore our new responsive website, which is mobile-friendly. Whether you prefer to use a desktop computer, tablet, or smartphone, the website will respond to the page size of the device used.

Navigation has been streamlined to accommodate mobile devices, and the new layout has thumbnail sections that are three across on a desktop or laptop screen. When seen on a smartphone, the thumbnail sections stack for easy scrolling down the page.

Any website is never really finished, and more depth will be added to various sections over the next few weeks. So you are invited to take a look now, and then check back in a few weeks to see what has been added.

Questions or feedback on the new design can be sent using our Contact Form.

Thank you for your interest in the National Lumber Family of Companies.

Reliable Truss sign in Branford, CT

Expanding in Connecticut

The National Lumber Family of Companies is proud to announce that we are expanding our manufacturing facilities into Connecticut. Reliable Truss and Components now has a truss and wall panel manufacturing facility in Branford, CT. This will allow us to deliver more quickly across Connecticut and beyond.

Contact Tim Collins at Reliable Truss 1-888-80-TRUSS for more information.

New Retail Location

A new lumberyard also opened in January 2019. National Building Products in East Hartford, CT is at the site previously occupied by Builders First Source on Route 5, between I-291 to the north and I-84 to the south.

We've been busy restocking the lumberyard and store with the quality brands we trust to meet your needs. We're also adding a Kitchen Views showroom staffed by an experienced cabinetry specialist.

Mike Oliveira, Project Executive of National Lumber Turn-Key Framing

National Lumber Promotes Mike Oliveira in Turn-Key Framing Division

MANSFIELD, MA – March 8, 2019 –National Lumber is pleased to announce the promotion of Maykon “Mike” Oliveira to Project Executive of Turn-Key Framing.

Since joining National Lumber in November 2010, Mike has been with the Turn-Key Framing division, starting as Project Manager, then Senior Project Manager.

His duties have included assisting the Vice President of Turn-Key Framing; managing complex projects, developing Project Managers and administrative support people. He also oversaw the implementation of new state-of-the-art software, Procore and PlanGrid, which increased efficiency.

Mike has been instrumental in serving developers, owners, and builders who specialize in large wood frame projects, such as hotels and motels, multi-unit residential facilities, and other large commercial projects. We now cover the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and California.

You can read more about Mike Oliveira in the Official Press Release.

Oliveira will report directly to Edward DeFanti, Vice President of Turn-Key Framing.

Official Press Release

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