84 Lumber to create 100 jobs in Frederick County
Pennsylvania-based 84 Lumber Co. plans spend $3.9 million establishing an manufacturing operation in Frederick County, a project expected to create 100 jobs.
The Frederick site will be part of the company’s manufacturing division, 84 Components. Virginia competed against Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia for the project.
Founded in 1956 in Eighty Four, Pa., 84 Lumber is a leading privately held major supplier of building materials, manufactured components, and services for single- and multi-family residences and commercial buildings.
The company operates more than 250 stores, component manufacturing plants, custom-door shops, custom millwork shops, and engineered wood product centers in 30 states.
84 Lumber also offers professional residential and commercial contractors turn-key installed services for a variety of products including framing, insulation, siding, windows, roofing, decking and drywall.
A certified women’s business enterprise, owned by Maggie Hardy Magerko, 84 Lumber was named as one of Forbes’ Best Midsize Employers in America 2016 and Forbes’ Largest Private Companies in America 2016.
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership will support the 84 Lumber project through its Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP).
VJIP provides consultative services and funding to companies creating new jobs or experiencing technological change to support employee training activities.
As a business incentive supporting economic development, VJIP reduces the human resource costs of new and expanding companies.