NWH relocates headquarters to Texas
November 5, 2021 | 11:52 am CDT
Northwest Hardwoods relocates to Texas

Northwest Hardwoods relocates to Texas

FRISCO, Texas -- Northwest Hardwoods has decided to relocate the company’s head office, currently in Tacoma, Wash., to Frisco, Texas. 

The creation of a centralized head office where functions are co-located will better position the company for long-term success as its continue to serve as an industry leader. NWH's CEO Nathan Jeppson stated "this is an important move for our company as we position for long term growth, and increasingly focus on delivering a world class customer experience.” 
This relocation is focused on NWH’s corporate and functional teams, with commercial teams, resource and lumber buyers and all those who need to be in local markets across the globe unaffected. There will also be no impact on the company’s manufacturing footprint. In the near term, the company’s offices in Beachwood, Ohio, and Tacoma will remain open. 

Upon completion of the relocation in the coming months, NWH will have increased efficiencies and collaboration, which will improve the quality and service levels and enhance the communication and connectivity the market can expect from Northwest Hardwoods.

According to the company, NWH is the largest United States manufacturer of North American hardwood lumber based on sawmill capacity, with a current estimated annual hardwood lumber capacity of approximately 320 million board feet. Its North America operations include 19 facilities that produce over 20 species of domestic hardwoods, and serves more than 2,000 active customers across over 60 countries.

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