Business name: Allweather Wood/Humboldt Redwood.
Sales and marketing: Phil Herman.
Local address: 815 S. 32nd St., Washougal. The corporation also has locations in Ferndale, White City, Ore., and Loveland, Colo.
What the business does: Allweather Wood/Humboldt Redwood is a manufacturer and distributor of pressure-treated lumber and redwood products. Today, the inventory features pressure-treated and redwood lumber products for building decks, fences and landscaping projects. In addition the company carries pressure-treated lumber that can be used in applications for docks, bridges and pole-type buildings.
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What steps are you taking to building your business: As a wholesale supplier, they will continue to try to strengthen their position as a great partner for strong quality and customer relationships at competitive prices, Phil Herman said.
Greatest challenge: Herman said continuing to meet the demands of ever-changing consumer interests and customer base is the greatest challenge. The industry has to be able to react successfully to various factors beyond its control.
What's ahead for your business: Allweather Wood/Humboldt Redwood continues to grow its product line and market penetration through consistent quality, excellent service and marketing and customer support.
Owner's business history: Herman has worked for the company for eight years and has been in Washougal for three years.
Allweather Wood operates a manufacturing and distribution facility in Washougal. The Humboldt Redwood brand of decking and outdoor living products was added to the product mix in 2008.
Year established in Clark County: Allweather Wood began operation in 1985 with its first lumber pressure-treating facility in Washougal. In 1991, the company constructed a lumber pressure-treating facility in White City, Ore. Later they added facilities in Ferndale, Fort Collins, Colo., and Loveland, Colo.
Employees: 60 at the Washougal plant.
Website:www.allweatherwood.com, wholesale only