HLC News

Congratulations Chris Fallis Hammond Lumber Company

Congratulations Chris Fallis!

Congratulations to Chris Fallis our Brunswick Kitchen Designer who was awarded a 2017 Gold Award from Candlelight Cabinetry!   Chris has been with Hammond Lumber Company for 7 years in our Brunswick, Portland, and Damariscotta locations. The Gold award is given to those that have achieved exemplary sales over $100k and have expert design knowledge. […]

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Lori Congratulations Hammond Lumber Bangor

Congratulations Lori Hardy!

Congratulations to Lori Hardy our Bangor Kitchen and Bath Designer who was awarded a 2017 Platinum Award from Candlelight Cabinetry!   Lori has been with Hammond Lumber Company for 9 years and had the highest sales for Candlelight Cabinetry of anyone in Maine and New Hampshire for 2017!   The Platinum award is given to […]

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makita training Hammond Lumber Company

Hammond Lumber Company Makita Training

  Hammond Lumber Company has always made employee training a top priority to make sure all our employees have the skills they need to help every customer that walks through our doors. Recently six Hammond employees had the opportunity to train with Makita at their facilities in Buford Georgia. Day one of training was spent […]

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Congratulations Rod Wiles!

HLC is proud to announce and congratulate Rod Wiles on his newly elected position of Chairperson-Elect on the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association executive committee.   Rod has been with Hammond Lumber Company for 31 years and we are very proud of all that he has accomplished. After his term as Chairperson-Elect, Rod will take over as Chairperson of […]

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Sixty-Five And Still Growing

Sixty-Five And Still Growing Employee opportunity equals success for Hammond Lumber Hammond Lumber Company is celebrating its 65th birthday after enjoying the most successful year in its history. The Maine family business that began in 1953 as a tiny sawmill in Belgrade is now one of the largest independent building suppliers in New England, and […]

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2017 New England Training Tour

54 People, 9 stops, 2 days, 1 GREAT Trip!   Hammond Lumber Company’s commitment to training truly extended beyond borders this year, with an organized trip of 54 employees who on average have been with the company fewer than 2 years plus a hand full of veterans with more years’ experience. This trip allowed our newer […]

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Wood Ethic

Posted by: Susan Axelrod In 1953 Clifton “Skip” Hammond was a bootstrapping entrepreneur who spent fair-weather days cutting down pine trees and foul-weather days milling the logs into lumber at a diesel-powered sawmill on Route 27 in Belgrade. He initially owned the sawmill with a partner, but with 50 dollars he borrowed from his wife, […]

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Portland Store Adds Full-Time Draftsperson to Their Team

Hammond Lumber is excited to announce/introduce Adam Beaulieu as Portland store’s full-time draftsperson. Adam has a degree in Architecture, from Keene State College and two years of training in our Home Planning Center before transitioning to full-time draftsperson for the Portland store. Adam joined Hammond Lumber Company in late 2015 as part of our Auburn […]

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Belgrade Store Clears Storm Debris From Old Storage Building

Early October 30, pre-dawn wind gusts of 75 miles per hour were reported in the Belgrade area, and Hammond Lumber Company faced our own weather-related losses. Thankfully, we were very fortunate to have the equipment, workforce, and materials needed to immediately respond to the upper-level collapse of one of our older, storage warehouses.  No one […]

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