What sets us apart

UFP White Bear Lake is a leading manufacturer and supplier of wood products used in industrial packaging, construction, and for sale at building supply dealers. We have the large selection, capabilities and pricing to meet your needs, and the personalized service and flexibility you’d expect to pay more for!

  • People

    The experienced professionals at UFP White Bear Lake are the best in the industry at what they do. Be confident that our staff of industry veterans will ensure your order arrives on time and exactly to your specifications.

    You can count on our staff to provide hitch-free order processing, efficient production, and custom solutions. We have dedicated and experienced sales, design and manufacturing staff onsite for each of the areas we serve: industrial, construction and retail (DIY). No problem is too complex for UFP White Bear Lake.

  • Capabilities

    UFP White Bear Lake has the machinery, inventory and know-how to solve your problems and provide what you need – and we are continually adding machining capabilities to better serve our customers.

    Our capabilities range from engineering and building high-end custom crates to designing a specialized pallet for your exact application. We’re a high-performing resource for all aspects of wood-based concrete forming products and custom design — even providing advanced, complex solutions for many challenging projects. We also supply pressure-treated lumber (including TSO).

  • Reach

    Our logistics team will help get your product where you need it, when you need it. Our facility in White Bear Lake, near Minneapolis, serves customers throughout Minnesota, Northern Iowa, North and South Dakota, and Western Wisconsin — and sometimes further, depending on the product or your application.

  • Reputation

    UFP White Bear Lake has earned a reputation helping customers reduce costs and improve their business. During our 30 years in operation, we’ve added buildings- and machinery to provide the products and solutions our customers ask for. And we’ll continue to adapt as your business needs grow.

Local Company. Global Family.

UFP White Bear Lake is part of the Universal Forest Products family of companies, a multibillion-dollar business with approximately 100 affiliates throughout North America and Australia that supply wood, wood-composite and non-wood products to three markets: industrial, construction and retail. This gives us access to additional resources to serve you regardless of your project or location.

Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the company’s culture is rooted in Midwestern values of hard work, honesty, and a roll-up-your-sleeves determination. You can count on us as a reliable supplier and project team member that has helped grow the success of many of our customers over the years.

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about white bear lake
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Products Offered

Industrial Packaging

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Whether you need us to supply a portion of your packaging needs or you need to redesign your entire packaging operations, UFP White Bear Lake can improve your shipping capabilities. We offer a variety of crates, boxes, containers and packaging supplies that can be tailored to your unique needs.

Our packaging products include everything you’ll need to ship your goods efficiently, quickly and safely:

Concrete Forming

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UFP White Bear Lake is the region’s leader for custom-designed, high-quality wood for concrete forming. Our facility’s in-house design and manufacturing teams work closely with customers to address a variety of needs, reduce costs, simplify the process and create complete solutions that perform beyond expectations.

As a Universal Forest Products affiliate, we’re part of UFP Concrete Forming Systems, the preferred supplier to the nation’s top contractors of roads and bridges, concrete structures, water projects and precast concrete. We supply a wide range of wood-based concrete forming products to job sites throughout the Midwest.

Our concrete forming product and service capabilities include:

ProWood Lumber

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UFP White Bear Lake is a leader in the production of treated lumber. Our MCA (micronized copper azole) formula is less corrosive to fasteners than other pressure-treating processes, is odorless, non-staining, and non-irritating to humans, animals and plants. The MCA process we use has earned Environmentally Preferable Product (EPP) status.

We operate two large treating cylinders that treat ProWood Professional Grade lumber, landscaping timbers, and red pine pickets. Our ProWood line-up – backed by limited warranties – includes:

ProWood Dura Color® is color-infused, so pigment is driven deep into the wood fibers, creating beauty that's guaranteed to stand up to the elements for years.

ProWood® Professional Grade treated lumber offers a wide selection of grades and is ideal for decks, exposed structures, sill plates and other applications. 

Capabilities & Services

Machining & Finishing

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UFP White Bear Lake has the automated machinery and flexible manufacturing capabilities to produce a wide range of custom and semi-custom finished goods and components with fast turnaround times. From high-volume parts to one-off production, we can handle it all.

  • Drilling / Boring
  • Assembly to meet your needs
  • Cut-to-size panels

Design & Engineering

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Our experienced, in-house design specialists provide a consistent, proven process of managing your project, including plan review, 3-D modeling, and delivery of the product to your job site.


Contact Us

The companies of Universal Forest Products serve retailers, builders and other businesses, and don’t sell to the general public or allow for product pick-up at our operations.

Interested in working for UFP White Bear Lake? 
Visit ufpi.com/Careers and enter 'White Bear Lake' in the Where search field to view UFP White Bear Lake's open jobs.

Product questions / feedback
Please contact us via the phone number below, or simply fill out this form and someone will be in touch with you soon.

Contact: John Lesher
(651) 426-5528

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