Family-owned Robbins Lumber acquires two sawmills

Robbins Lumber, Inc.
May 25, 2023
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US East

SEARSMONT, Maine – Robbins Lumber, announced the acquisition of two sawmills, expanding the company’s footprint from two locations to four locations. The sawmills in Hancock and Sanford, previously owned by Pleasant River Lumber, will retain all 74 employees between the two locations. The company says the acquisition will allow them to build upon its brand of Eastern White Pine production, which the company already produces in its existing locations in Searsmont and East Baldwin. …Robbins Lumber is co-owned by Catherine, and her siblings Jim and Alden Robbins. They are the fifth generation of the family to own and manage the operation, which has been in business for more than 140 years. …With the addition of the Hancock and Sanford locations, Robbins Lumber now employs 250 people throughout its four locations.

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