SAVANNAH, GA -- Dixie Plywood & Lumber Co. and Avonite Surfaces are excited to announce that DIXIEPLY will be Avonite’s exclusive distributor for the Southeast and Caribbean.

Effective Oct. 1, 2012, Aristech Acrylics and Dixie Plywood Companies have reached an agreement wherein Dixie’s locations in Nashville, Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando, Tampa, West Palm Beach and Miami will inventory Avonite surfacing products and will service markets including Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and the Caribbean.

“We believe this is a terrific opportunity for both companies,” said Tom Heard, director of marketing for Dixie. “You couple Avonite’s market-leading designs and unique production capabilities with our team of talented and professional salespeople and Dixie’s renowned service capabilities and you get an unbeatable combination. The wide and custom sheet production capabilities in their Florence, KY facility are truly amazing and the designs they can provide from their New Mexico plant are totally unique. We’re also excited to be working with an American manufacturer.”

“Their dedication to customer service makes DIXIEPLY an outstanding choice to represent our products. Having DIXIEPLY will change the dynamics of the whole Southeast region,” says John Kenny, VP general manager of Aristech Acrylics.

Dixie Plywood & Lumber Co.,, is a family-owned wholesale distributor of building materials headquartered in Savannah, GA. Beginning operations in 1944, Dixie now operates 11 distribution centers located in 5 states that service much of the southeastern US, Texas, central America and the Caribbean Islands. Dixie’s customer base is made up of professional lumber dealers, cabinet shops, OEM fabricators, and store fixture manufacturers. Dixie distributes products ranging from structural to decorative cabinet grade plywood and lumber and now Avonite Surfaces.

Source:  Avonite Surfaces

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