Parr Lumber to Open Second Truss Plant in Oregon
Originally published by: LBM Journal — July 26, 2017
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On July 25, 2017, Parr Lumber announced the acquisition of a 7.5 acre property in Cornelius, Oregon which includes a 15,000 square foot building. The site is within the Tualatin Valley Basin and approximately 17 miles west of Portland. After renovating, the Company plans to open their second Quality Truss location, a state-of-the-art roof truss and open web floor manufacturing and assembly facility. Parr also owns and operates Quality Truss of Redmond, Oregon.
“Opening the second facility will allow us to increase our capacity, gain efficiencies in our distribution, and improve our lead times. As always, the goal is to make our customer’s more competitive. Improving our lead time, will improve their lead time,” explained Doug Wirges, Parr Lumber’s CEO.
The anticipated completion date has not yet been announced. Parr anticipates the opening of this facility and expects to create approximately 30 full-time jobs once fully operational.
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