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Jan. 30, 2023

Snavely Forest Products Expansion Gets On Track in Gonzales, Texas

Snavely Forest Products Expansion Gets On Track in Gonzales, Texas


 Snavely Forest Products Expands its Business and Positions itself for Growth in Texas with the rail-served site in the Alamo region of Texas.

Snavely Forest Products (“Snavely”), a subsidiary of MacArthur Company and a recognized leader in the wholesale lumber and building products industry, has decided to expand its operations by opening a new location in Gonzales, Texas. The opportunity will allow Snavely to serve this target market better and widen its customer reach into the San Antonio-Austin and Southeast Corpus Christi region.  Snavely Forest Products Logo

To further emphasize the strategic importance of the expansion, Snavely has enhanced its value-added product portfolio in the Texas market to include Trex composite decking, the leader in the high-performance outdoor living industry. Snavely, considered a house of brands, distributes various other products, including TYPAR and Pacific Woodtech Engineered Wood Products. 

Marshall Owens, former Sales Manager in Snavely’s Dallas branch, has accepted the position of General Manager of the new 17-acre rail-serve division in Gonzales. It is a perfect milestone on the heels of the company’s 120th anniversary, as Snavely commits to expanding its customer reach and driving profitable growth for all its supply chain partners. Owens has the industry know-how to get the job done. 

“With 20 plus years experience at Snavely, Marshall is well-suited for this position. I’m confident he will leverage his sales and marketing savvy to propel our expansion to a new level. The company is well-positioned to offer its deep product portfolio in a target-rich environment, particularly with Owens at the helm.” 
Nick Fitzgerald, Snavely’s Texas Regional Manager

Clark Spitzer, COO, adds, “Snavely is an established and reputable supplier, and our mission is bringing business to customers and suppliers by introducing and developing new products and an array of value-added services. This opportunity in south Texas strongly emphasizes Snavely’s commitment to Building Business for Our Partners, including our customers and vendor partners. I believe Marshall is perfectly suited to manage this expansion and accentuate the intentional positioning of our business.” 

The Gonzales Economic Development Corporation is a Texas Economic Development Connection partner. If you're interested in learning more about Gonzales or economic development in Texas, be sure to check out the Texas Economic Development Connection website. The site is a great resource for those looking to start or grow a business in the state. It provides a wealth of information on everything from funding opportunities to workforce development programs. Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or just getting started, the TexasEDConnection website is a valuable tool for anyone looking to succeed in the Texas economy.

About Snavely Forest Products 

Snavely Forest Products, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a recognized leader in the wholesale lumber and building products industry, delivering superior material, exceptional service, and market expertise to customers near and far. Their customers are among the finest professional and do-it-yourself retailers, including independent dealers, home centers, door and window shops, and moulding & millwork manufacturers. Snavely, a 100% employee-owned company, has just celebrated its 120th anniversary. Find out more at www.snavelyforestproducts.com. 
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