R.P. Lumber Opens New Missouri Location

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Originally Published by: LBM Journal — March 21, 2022
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R.P. Lumber Co., Inc. has opened a new location in Nevada, Missouri. This is the family-owned hardware and building materials retailer’s 82nd location and its 16th in Missouri.

R.P. Lumber has opened its 82nd location and its 16th in Missouri.

Based in Edwardsville, Illinois, R.P. Lumber opened its first location in Staunton, Illinois in 1977 and has continued to grow throughout the states of Illinois, Missouri, Wyoming, Iowa, and Wisconsin. R.P. Lumber ranked number 20 on the inaugural LBM 100 list. The new facility is located in Nevada at 2201 E. Austin Blvd, a property on a major retail corridor near Interstate 49.

“We’re looking forward to delivering our ‘Best Service. Best Value.’ promise to the hard-working residents of Vernon County. Nevada is a great fit for us – exactly the type of Midwestern community where we thrive,” said Robert Plummer, president & CEO of R.P. Lumber. “It’s also located a convenient distance from our locations in Harrisonville and Clinton, allowing us to better serve our customers in Southwestern Missouri,” he added.

In addition to offering lumber, shingles, siding, drywall and other building materials at competitive prices, R.P. Lumber will also feature a selection of hardware merchandise ranging from power tools and paint to plumbing and electrical supplies. Their design team will specialize in designing everything from decks and patios to cabinets and countertops for kitchens and bathrooms. And from measurement to installation, they can also help with doors and windows of every type.

“We have been focused on finding experienced professionals for every facet of our operation,” added Plummer. “We pride ourselves on creating employment opportunities, and we are fortunate to have hired a great new team from the local area.  We are excited to have them join the R.P. Family and are unbelievably excited to open a new store in such a great community,” Plummer continued.