UFP Industries acquires a 50 percent stake in Dempsey Wood Products, LLC, providing additional industrial wood sourcing capacity to support growth
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The industrial lumber that Dempsey produces is a key product for pallet operations and has been in short supply as larger mills produce less of this type of lumber. PalletOne’s investment in Dempsey helps it secure and grow a critical long-term supply source. In 2021, five of Dempsey’s 10 largest customers were UFP affiliates, and nearly 40 other UFP locations could be served by Dempsey.
“Dempsey is led by an experienced team that has produced strong and stable results for more than four decades,” said
“Having supplied UFP companies for many years, we’re proud to join forces and contribute to their future growth plans,” said
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