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09/09/2022

Carter Lumber growing truss operations in S.C.

The new truss facility will serve most of the coastal Carolinas.
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Carter Lumber announced that it has finalized the purchase of a facility and property near Myrtle Beach, S.C. 

The property will house a new component and millwork manufacturing plant. This will be Carter Lumber’s 14th component manufacturing plant and the company's first in South Carolina. 

The location features a 120,000-square-foot warehouse currently being remodeled and equipped to allow for building component and millwork manufacturing operations. 

The property also offers more than 20 acres of laydown area to be used for finished building components.

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Carter Lumber Truss
Carter Lumber expects the Myrtle Beach facility to open in the first quarter of 2023.

In addition to the greater Myrtle Beach area, the new facility will allow Carter Lumber to service most of the coastal Carolinas, including Charleston and Wilmington.

“This expansion gives us unique capabilities to support our current business growth in North Carolina as well as the undersupplied manufactured component needs for the coastal Carolinas,” said Greg Harrell, vice president of sales for Kempsville Building, a division of Carter Lumber.

Carter Lumber said it projects that the new location to begin production late in the first quarter of 2023 and will employ 60 people.

Based in Kent, Ohio, Carter Lumber currently operates 169 locations in 13 states.

This summer, Carter Lumber announced that Kempsville Building Materials completed the addition of a new facility near Richmond, Va.

Situated on 18 acres with a 120,000-square-foot warehouse, Kempsville said the new facility will allow it to better serve professional builders in the region.

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