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Culpeper Wood Preservers Acquires Treating Plant in Maryland

General News

Culpeper Wood Preservers, one of the largest manufacturers of pressure treated lumber in the United States, is proud to announce they have acquired Eden Wood Preserving and Coastal Wood Industries in Fruitland, Maryland. The new location will be named Culpeper of Fruitland. With the acquisition, Culpeper Wood Preservers now has 12 treating plants and 1 column manufacturing facility within its footprint.

“We are excited about this opportunity and addition to our company. Culpeper of Fruitland will primarily treat wood for our marine division allowing us to add to our portfolio of products and customers,” noted Jonathan Jenkins, President for Culpeper Wood Preservers. “As our company grows our focus still remains on the partnerships we have forged with both our vendors and customers.”

Port Lumber, which is owned by the Latham family, will remain in business. “Although our family has sold our operations in Maryland, Port Lumber will continue offering our customers the same service and quality they have come to expect from us. We look forward to sourcing our products from Culpeper of Fruitland and building that relationship moving forward,” said Jim Latham, Owner of Port Lumber.

About Culpeper Wood Preservers

In 1976, Culpeper Wood Preservers sprouted from a single location in Culpeper, VA. Today, the company is a leading manufacturer of pressure treated products to the residential, commercial, industrial and marine markets and employs more than 600 dedicated people. Culpeper Wood brand name products are sold exclusively through lumber dealers throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Mid-West and Southeast. For more information, visit

Source: Jefferson Homebuilders, Inc.