Royal Plywood Acquires Kelly-Wright Hardwoods

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 04/28/2014 1:18PM


Royal Plywood CERRITOS, CA - Royal Plywood Co. has acquired the assets of Kelly-Wright Hardwoods Inc., a plywood, lumber and mouldings firm based in Brea, CA. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Royal Plywood said in a statement it will join "the resources of the two companies under one roof in Cerritos, CA," and continue its practice of operating 24 hours a day, Monday through Friday.

Founded in 1991, Royal Plywood says it is among the largest distributors of specialty panel products in the United States. Its distribution center is approximately 120,000 square feet and stocks a variety of building product supplies, including particleboard, MDF, laminates and veneers.

Both Royal Plywood and Kelly-Wright Hardwoods offer products that are FSC-certified. Founded in 1982, Kelly-Wright supplies various species of hardwood lumber, plywood, custom and stock moulding.


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Karen M. Koenig

Karen M. Koenig has more than 25 years of experience in the woodworking industry, including visits to wood products manufacturing facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As Editor-in-Chief of Woodworking Network magazine (formerly Wood & Wood Products), Karen’s primary responsibilities include spearheading the writing, editing and coordinating of the editorial content of the publication, along with the Red Book resource guide and the Red Book online source and supply directory ( She is also a frequent contributor to other Woodworking Network online and print media. She can be reached at or Google+.

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