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Sterling Lumber Company Moves Into New Plant in Phoenix, Illinois

May 29, 2014 -- Sterling Lumber has expanded operations into its new 520,000-sq.-ft., 60-acre facility in Phoenix IL.

Sterling is a dynamic manufacturing company that accommodates industrial construction companies and specifically targets the energy industry. Sterling Lumber manufactures matting for portable and temporary roads and work platforms throughout North America as well as providing customers turnkey solutions to their access matting needs.

To meet the demands of customers in (1) Oil and Gas Pipelines, (2)Power and Transmission and (3) Heavy Construction, Sterling Lumber builds the finest quality Crane and Access Mats in the market, choosing only the best dense hardwoods from their timberland. Sterling Lumber’s Eco-Friendly, Quality Matting Products protect people, equipment, land, and the customer’s time and budget.

The company offers:

  • • 4’ – 40’ Crane Mats
  • • Access Mats
  • • Barge Mats
  • • Carriage-Bolted Mats
  • • Excavator Mats
  • • Outrigger Mats
  • • Parts Mats
  • • Pipeline Skids
  • • Rig Mats
  • • Timber Mats
  • • Transition Mats
  • • CLT Mats
  • • Polyethylene TuffTrak XL Mats
  • • Polyethylene LibertyMat HD Mats

The family-owned company also manufactures blocking lumber, dunnage, pre-made skids and crating for the steel service centers and mills of Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland area. Sterling Lumber Company’s Mat Installation Division, Midwest Access Solutions in Joliet, Illinois, offers mat rental and installation services.

Sterling has consolidated three manufacturing plants and 117 employees into one new facility in Phoenix, IL and plans to add another 50 new employees over the next 24 months.

About Sterling Lumber
In 1949, Sterling Lumber began as a scrap metal business and by 1970 had evolved into a successful lumber supplier. The company’s rapid growth during the last seven years has been achieved by manufacturing Matting for portable and temporary roads and work platforms throughout North America, as well as providing customers turnkey solutions to their Access Matting needs. Today, Sterling Lumber is a reliable, long-term asset to the companies who utilize Sterling’s Crane and Access Mats, Construction and Earth Retention Lumber Products and Custom Skids, Pallets and Crating.

Sterling Lumber Company
501 E. 151st Street
Phoenix, IL 60426M
ike Zarnott
Office: 708-388-2223
Fax: 708-388-2224


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