Wood is arguably Earth’s most renewable resource when it comes to construction, so we set out to find the most amazing feats accomplished utilizing wood to prove it.  This article is already long enough as it is, so we’ll just let you jump into it.  Here are the 20 of the most amazing and record…

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We all know the saying, “don’t fix what isn’t broken.”  Well, it’s 2020 and timber trusses are here to stay, still proving they can easily  withstand the test of time. Here are six of the most historic timber trusses we could find, dating all the way back to 1097! 6. Westminster Hall Via intriguing-history.com At…

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If you ask the average person, they’re most likely say to that building structures out of wood is a foregone practice.  However, in just the past decade, some of these structures are proving that it’s not only still viable, but it might be the future of architecture and construction.  Here are the most amazing and…

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treated pilings in saudi arabia

Gun Barrel Pilings were selected this summer for a park project in a Saudi Arabia. We were proud to supply the 187 12″ diameter pilings, ranging in lengths from 24 to 40 feet long. All were treated and some had various amounts of polymer coating to protect them.  Pile Driver Magazine (the official magazine of…

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william h plant co founder chairman building products plus

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 planned…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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