R.P. Lumber Opens New Location in Missouri

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R.P. Lumber Co has expanded into Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

This is the 75th location for the family-owned hardware and building supplies shop, its 15th in Missouri, and its fourth new location this year, following the acquisition of three stores in Iowa.

The pending acquisition of Alexander Lumber Co. by R.P. Lumber is slated to close on December 3.

R.P. Lumber, based in Edwardsville, Illinois, launched its first facility in Staunton, Illinois in 1977 and has since expanded throughout the states of Illinois, Missouri, Wyoming, and Iowa. They will relocate to 3051 N Westwood Blvd in Poplar Bluff, a property in a prominent retail corridor that has been vacant for several years.

“Poplar Bluff is exactly the type of Midwestern community where we thrive, and we are excited to deliver our ‘Best Service. Best Value.’ promise to the good people of Butler County,” said Robert Plummer, President and CEO of R.P. Lumber.

“Poplar Bluff is a great market and also sits between our existing locations in Kelso and West Plains, Missouri, allowing us to better serve our customers in the region,” he added.

R.P. offers lumber, shingles, siding, drywall, and other building materials in addition to timber, shingles, siding, siding, drywall, and other building materials. Lumber will also sell goods such as power tools and paint, as well as plumbing and electrical supplies.

Their skilled design staff will create everything from decks and patios to kitchen and bathroom cabinetry and worktops.

“We have hired a fantastic new team of folks from the Poplar Bluff area. We pride ourselves on creating local employment opportunities, and we are lucky to have found experienced professionals for every facet of our operation. We are excited to have them join the R.P. family.” added Plummer.

Glenn is our New York City correspondent covering home improvement, DIYs, and home renovation reports in New England areas.