Robinson Lumber To Distribute Peruvian Tropical Hardwood in U.S.
October 12, 2015 | 1:18 pm CDT
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Bozovich lumber mill in Peru.
NEW ORLEANS   – Robinson Lumber Company, an importer and exporter of lumber, decking, and flooring, becomes the sole distributor of tropical hardwood flooring, decking and lumber from Bozovich, a Lima, Peru lumber sourcing firm.
 
Robinson Lumber Company will sell in regions east of the Mississippi River prefinished and unfinished solid hardwood flooring, decking and lumber from Bozovich, including Incadex, Santos Mahogany and Brazilian Teak. 
 
Robinson and Bozovich are both well-known and respected family owned companies in the lumber industry. This partnership will allow for expanded customer service, a strategically located inventory, and focused sales and marketing of products in the eastern half of the country. 
 
“We look forward to our continued growth, expansion and collaboration as partners in both the U.S. and Perú.” said Garner Robinson, president of Robinson Lumber Company. 
 
Drago Bozovich, CEO of Bozovich, said he sees "this alliance will be powerful, creating a more efficient and dynamic logistics and distribution process that will serve our newly combined customer base.” 
 
Robinson Lumber Company has operated since 1893 and is in its fifth generation of family ownership. www.roblumco.com. Bozovich is one of the world’s foremost tropical wood trading groups. Bozovich is headquarted in Lima, Perú and it serves international markets, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Asia and the Pacific Rim, the Caribbean and Europe.  www.bozovich.com.
 

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