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Georgia-Pacific and Sherwood Lumber announce distribution agreement

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products and Sherwood Lumber Co. have announced a new distribution agreement involving GP's full line of engineered wood products (EWP). The two companies have finalized terms that will provide for Sherwood Lumber to supply its dealers with a complete line of Georgia-Pacific engineered wood products, including Wood I Beam joists, GP Lam laminated veneer lumber (LVL), FiberStrong rim board and laminated beams.

These products will initially be available out of Sherwood's distribution center in Palmer, Mass., and soon after out of its Holtsville, N.Y., and Delanco, N.J., facilities. Dealers served from these branches will be able to buy full units of material or job lot quantities in the territories of eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, eastern New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Based in Islandia, N.Y., Sherwood Lumber is an LBM distributor specializing in quality lumber and panel products.

Georgia-Pacific, headquartered in Atlanta, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of building products, tissue, packaging, paper and cellulose products.