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Who is Universal Forest Products

Who is Universal Forest Products?

Universal Forest Products, Inc., is a holding company of businesses that combine to create one of the largest producers of wood and wood-alternative products in North America. In fact, we are the single-largest purchaser of solid-sawn lumber from U.S. mills. We are a key supplier to three important markets: Retail, Industrial and Construction

We are international, with operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and business partners around the globe. We are powered by hard-working people who believe in a strong work ethic, the integrity with which we go about our business, the opportunities we offer to those who are successful, and our work hard/play hard culture. We’re known for top-quality products and services, for being companies that are good for their word, and for being employers that reward people who work hard and exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit.

Universal Forest Products, Inc., is a proud American corporation with approximately 100 facilities and 8,000 employees, and with $2.9 billion in sales (2015). With 60 years of success under our collective belt, we are leaders in the markets we serve.


Universal Forest Products is a holding company that provides capital, management and administrative resources to subsidiaries in three robust markets: retail, construction and industrial. Founded in 1955, the Company is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., with affiliates throughout North America and Australia.