Lewis Lumber, which produces unfinished hardwood wide plank flooring as Reliance Hardwood Flooring, will open a plant in Clarion County, Pa. The $15.2 million project is expected to be completed within the next three years and create 100 jobs.
“Pennsylvania’s hardwoods and forestry industry is known for its quality and sustainability, which made selecting Clarion County as the home of our new manufacturing facility an easy choice,” stated Tom Edwards, COO, Lewis Lumber. “Pennsylvania also provides a completely different species and population of trees—northern red oaks, white oak, and white hard maple—that we need for our product lines.”
Lewis Lumber acquired a former mattress plant that it will renovate.
The company was founded in 2011 in Dickson, Tenn. It also manufactures cabinet moldings and components.