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06/22/2022

L.L. Johnson Lumber adds Black Label brand

The tropical hardwoods will now be available through locations in Charlotte, Mich. and South Bend, Ind.
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Black Label hardwoods can be used in a variety of projects including, decking, cladding, and ceilings.

Tropical Forest Products has announced that its premium Black Label brand of Ipe and other tropical hardwoods will now be available through L.L. Johnson Lumber Mfg. Co. locations in Charlotte, Mich. and South Bend, Ind.

L.L Johnson will distribute the full line of Black Label’s sustainable tropical hardwoods throughout their network of warehouse and retail locations. 

 “The Black Label team is excited to expand throughout Michigan and Indiana with L.L. Johnson, the longest-running hardwood lumber company in Michigan for over 110 years,” said Brian Lotz, technical director for Tropical Forest Products. “Black Label is dedicated to supplying sustainably harvested, above architectural grade lumber to add richness and beauty to any project.”

Committed to providing 100% legally sourced sustainable tropical hardwoods from South America, all trees used to produce Black Label products are chosen based on the forest's age, size, and productive wellbeing. 

Black Label’s portfolio includes Ipe, Cumaru, Jatoba, Garapa, Angelim and Tigerwood, with various commercial and residential applications ranging from decking, cladding, and ceilings to timber sizes and architectural millwork.    

 “L.L. Johnson Lumber Co. is pleased to add Black Label products to our offerings,” said Bob Laurie, lumber buyer at L.L. Johnson Lumber Mfg. Co. “Their dedication to sustainability fits well with our own company’s history of being good stewards of the forests and trees used in our products.”

L.L. Johnson Lumber Mfg. Co. specializes in quality domestic and imported hardwood lumber and plywood.

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