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Bell's Expansion into Longview Washington Complete!

February 14, 2020

 

February 14th, 2020 (Longview, WA, USA) Bell Lumber & Pole Company is pleased to announce the expansion into its new pole peeling and logistics facility in Longview, WA is complete and in full operation.

 

Located just 50 miles north of Portland, OR on I-5 in southwestern WA, this property sits in the heart of Bell’s Coastal Douglas Fir wood procurement activities, a key region for both public and private timberland activities.  The location possesses access to the BNSF and Union Pacific railroads which provide rail connections to serve Bell’s New Brighton, MN, Sidney, NE and other partner treating plants.

 

“We are very fortunate to have this strategically located property and operation up and running.  The Western Washington community is an exciting opportunity for us to be a direct contributor and participant in the area’s timber markets and programs, and to welcome more employees into the Bell Family.” shared Tom Bell, President and Owner. 

 

About Bell: 

For over 100 years Bell Lumber & Pole Company has been a privately held family company with headquarters in Minneapolis, MN.  Bell is a wood first provider of electrical utility delivery systems as well as industrial and commercial infrastructure solutions. Bell’s primary business is providing and servicing the utility market with treated, wooden utility poles.  Bell has production and woodlands operations throughout the U.S. states and Canada.  Bell services utilities primarily in the North American markets and has an expanding international footprint.  The Bell family also owns Alamco, LLC, a wood laminating business in Albert Lea, MN serving both domestic and international markets.