Sierra Forest Products Moves to a New Location and Increases its Size by 50% After a Decade in Chicago

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - January 24, 2011

Sierra Forest Products is moving to a new location, effective January 31, 2011.

Established in Chicago in 2000, Sierra Forest Products has made a significant impact on the local building and housing market in the Chicago land area. They have now outgrown their original Downs Drive facility and are relocating to 1801 Hawthorne Lane, West Chicago (a mile from the old location) on January 31, 2011.

At 100,000 square feet the new Sierra headquarters on Hawthorne Lane provides a fifty percent increase in warehouse and office space. The building is a much better facility for Sierra's business, providing nine loading docks and two rail doors. It is also more suitable for Sierra's lumber milling facility. Other new improvements include: energy efficient motion-sensor lighting; a sleeper truck that extends our customer service range and a more capacious cantilever rack system.

"At Sierra Forest Products we are sensitive to our customer's business and their need for timely supply," explained Joe Ventimiglia, General Manager, Sierra Forest Products. "With that in mind we carefully planned and worked through all the details in order to avoid any dropped calls and business interruptions. Shipments will continue at their regular pace. We are not planning any downtime during our move."

Contact numbers remain the same: toll free 1 800 646 7564, phone 630 231 0450, fax 630 231 0454, email sales_chicago@sierrafp.com, web site www.sierrafp.com. The new address is 1801 Hawthorne Lane, West Chicago, IL 60185.

About Sierra Forest Products - Chicago
Sierra Forest Products is a division of the UCS Forest Group of Companies. The Chicago division continues to enhance its position in the central U.S. market earning a reputation for providing the highest level of customer service by adding value to their customer's business.

Beginning primarily in sheet goods and lumber, the Chicago division is now a leader in the expansion into imported products. Stocking one of the most comprehensive inventories of quality products in North America, Chicago manages its own state of the art warehouse facilities and fleet of curtain-side trailers, and utilizes leading edge practices and technologies to maximize customer service.

With Sierra's unique industry and product knowledge, it maintains key relationships with the top suppliers, which enable them to serve customers who require just in time, inventory either from its warehouse or direct from its suppliers. A key element of Sierra's philosophy is treating customers as business partners. Sierra provides a complete product management service that identifies your product needs, sources the product, secures the supply, inventories it, and delivers on time.

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Sierra Forest Products Moves to a New Location and Increases its Size by 50% After a Decade in Chicago

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