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Sadly Announcing The Passing of William Plant, Chairman

March 28, 2018
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  Sadly Announcing The Passing of William Plant, Chairman We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of William H. Plant, one of the founders of Building Products Plus & American Pole & Timber. His leadership, inspiration, guidance, and friendship will be missed by us all. He passed away on Monday 3/26/18. The funeral is…

More Trucks in Texas Using Natural Gas

October 3, 2017

You’ve heard of hybrid cars that run on batteries. But what about big trucks that – instead of diesel fuel – burn natural gas. Filling up is changing and giving new meaning to what we call gas stations. Big, noisy tractor trailer trucks are lining up to fill up at this Love’s Travel Stop on…

FSC-Certified Timber Trusses Now Available

October 3, 2017

American Pole & Timber can now manufacture FSC Certified timber trusses and other custom structural wood products. As part of their dedication to supply products that meet LEED and other green building standards, American Pole & Timber in Houston, TX has developed a product groups control system that meets the requirements of, and has been approved by,…

We Supply Atlantis Rail Cable Railing

October 3, 2017

Per a Press Release distributed 6/23/2014. American Pole & Timber is an authorized dealer for Atlantis Rail Systems, a leading manufacturer of stainless steel railing systems. See Atlantis Rail on our website. Eric Lincoln, Sales Manager at American Pole & Timber says, “We chose to become a dealer of Atlantis Railing Systems products primarily because…

BPP Upgrades to CNG-Powered Trucks

October 3, 2017

American Pole & Timber recently replaced their fleet of diesel-powered tractor/trailer trucks with four new trucks powered by cleaner-burning Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). They are currently also in the process of an engine-only CNG conversion of a tilt-bed truck in their fleet. The new trucks are 2015 Kenworth T800’s powered by Cummins Westport’s new ISX12…

APT Wood Design Construction Scholarship

October 3, 2017

American Pole & Timber announces the Spring 2015 APT Wood Design & Construction Scholarship, an essay competition awarding $500 scholarships to students at accredited colleges and universities who deliver the most thoughtful and strongly presented ideas for the given topic. Find out more about the topic as well as entry and submission requirements.

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American Pole & Timber Upgrades to CNG-Powered Truck Fleet

Houston Lumber Company, American Pole & Timber, replaced their fleet of diesel-powered tractor/trailer trucks with four new cleaner-burning Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered trucks.  Read press release


Hurricane Ike Rebuild

American Pole & Timber, located in Houston, was on-the-ready to ship materials to hurricane-destroyed areas for fast rebuild and recovery. Read press release


Hurricane Proof Structures

Harborwalk Yacht Club in Galveston reopened quickly after Hurricane Ike with only minimal damage to it bulkheads and other structures — an excellent testament to the fact that when you combine intelligent design and proper construction techniques with quality materials your projects will be stable and long-lasting. Read press release


Renewable Energy Making Green Steps at TX Wind Farm

American Pole & Timber delivered a long-lasting and environmentally-friendly solution to Renewable Energy for a wind farm in south Texas. The used polymer coated treated timbers as the first step of the stairs leading to the door at the base of each wind tower. Read press release


Houston Yacht Club Rebuild

American Pole & Timber was chosen as the primary building materials supplier for the rebuild of the docks and boat slips at the Houston Yacht Club after it was nearly decimated during Hurricane Ike’s massive storm surge. Read press release


GeoDeck Selected for LEED Platinum Home

GeoDeck decking from American Pole & Timber was selected as the deck material for the home that may become the first home in Houston to achieve LEED’s Platinum certification. Read press release


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