Kepley-Frank’s timber inventories support our 3 sawmills’ annual production of 20,000,000 board feet of fine Appalachian hardwoods. In addition to Kepley-Frank's annual production, we process another 12,000,000 to 15,000,000 BF of wholesale lumber per year.
Kepley-Frank produces quality 4/4 - 8/4 Appalachian hardwoods consisting mainly of Red Oak, White Oak, and Poplar. We also cut Ash and Maple monthly. Our crosstie mill has 100,000 BF cuttings consisting of Hickory, Sycamore, Beech, Gum, and Elm crossties and tie sides. With our 50 bay bin sorter, we can provide customized sorting and packaging to meet our customers’ needs.
Kepley-Frank offers 2 shifts of production to ensure on-time shipments to our customers. We deliver K.D. or A.D. lumber with export preparation and on-site container loading.
We offer 600,000 BF of fan shed inventory at all times to provide efficient service to our customers. Kepley-Frank maintains an air dried yard inventory of 5,000,000 + BF of all species to ensure back up inventory to our customers.
Through Jimmy Kepley acquiring Lexington Home Brands’ Plant #2 in Lexington, N.C. in March, 2006, and reopening the facility as Linwood Furniture, Inc., Kepley-Frank offers kiln-dried lumber from Linwood’s eight dry kilns with a total dry kiln capacity of 600,000 board feet per charge.