Great Southern happenings.

January 30, 2012
GSW Acquires Rocky Top Building Products
Abbeville, AL – Great Southern Wood Preserving, Incorporated, the nation’s leading producer of pressure treated pine lumber for residential, ... More
 
November 01, 2011
GSW Subsidiary Acquires Treating Plant
Abbeville, AL – Great Southern Wood Preserving, Incorporated, the nation’s leading producer of pressure treated pine lumber, announced today that one of its subsidiaries has acquired a wood treating plant and its related assets in Mansura, Louisiana.  More
 
June 01, 2011
YellaWood® Film Wins Elite Western Heritage Award
Past "Wrangler" Award Winners Have Featured Acting by Clint Eastwood, Kris Kristofferson, William Shatner and Raquel Welch, Among Others. 
 
February 24, 2011
Great Southern Wood Announces Strategic Alliance

ABBEVILLE, AL – Great Southern Wood Preserving, Incorporated, the nation’s largest producer and distributor of pressure-treated lumber products and U.S.  More

 
November 18, 2010
GSW/YellaWood® Article in Building-Products.com
Emerging Trends: Riding Out Storms by Building Value in a Treated Wood Brand

Great Southern Wood ... More
 
August 24, 2010
Great Southern Wood Presents PBS Documentary
Film celebrates the legacy of Auburn architect Sambo Mockbee

ABBEVILLE, ALA.--Great Southern Wood Preserving, Incorporated is proud to be ...
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August 01, 2010
GSW Receives Patriot Award

Abbeville, AL – On July 27, an official with the Arkansas Army National Guard presented the Patriot Award ... More

 
April 11, 2010
Abbeville Chamber Recognizes 40th Anniversary

Abbeville, Ala. – Great Southern Wood Preserving, Incorporated, which is celebrating its 40th year in ... More

 
January 20, 2010
GSW Subsidiary Acquires Mississippi Facility

ABBEVILLE, ALA. -- Great Southern Wood Preserving, Incorporated, the nation’s leading producer of pressure treated lumber, announced today that one of its subsidiaries has acquired a wood treating plant in Brookhaven, MS.  More

 
November 06, 2009
YellaWood® Products Earn New Green Certification

ABBEVILLE, ALA. – Great Southern Wood Preserving, Incorporated, has earned Green Approved Product certification for ... More

 
July 15, 2009
Third GSW Plant Receives Safety Award

BUSHNELL, FL—Just a few years ago, Great Southern Wood’s plant in Bushnell, Florida, had a safety rating that was at a level higher than the company strived for in light of its dedication to safety.  More

 
February 09, 2009
Conyers Plant Receives Safety Award
CONYERS, GEORGIA—A company can come up with an endless number of rules for employees when it comes to safety regulations, but those safety regulations are much more effective when employees make a concerted effort to commit to creating a safe work environment.  More
 
November 13, 2008
Great Southern Subsidiary Acquires Plant
Abbeville, AL – Great Southern Wood Preserving, Incorporated announced today that one of its subsidiaries has acquired a wood treating plant and related assets in Mt.  More
 
April 14, 2008
Texas Plant Celebrates OSHA Milestone
COLUMBUS, TEXAS – As of December 27, 2007, the Great Southern Wood plant in Columbus, Texas, was recognized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as accident free for two years.  More
 
December 04, 2007
Environmental Announcement
YellaWood® Brand Products with MicroPro™ Receive Coveted Environmental Certification

ABBEVILLE, ALA. – The Osmose® MicroPro™ preservative system used in YellaWood® brand products has been certified by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) as an Environmentally Preferable Product (EPP).
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December 03, 2007
Great Southern Subsidiaries Acquire Plants
ABBEVILLE, ALA.– Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., announced today that two of its subsidiaries have acquired wood treating plants in Glenwood, Arkansas and Buckner, Missouri formerly owned by Curt Bean Lumber Company, Inc.  More
 
October 10, 2007
Great Southern Wood Receives Safety Honor
ABBEVILLE, ALA. - It’s easy to talk about providing a safe and healthy environment for employees. At Great Southern Wood Preserving’s Abbeville, Ala. plant, however, it’s more than talk.  More
 
November 17, 2006
Great Southern Celebrates Jesup Grand Opening
JESUP, GA. - The most versatile, diverse treating plant in the wood processing industry is up and running in Jesup, Ga.

With a grand opening event held November 16th, Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., the nation’s No.
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May 03, 2006
Operations Begin in Jesup
May 3, 2006

ABBEVILLE, Ala.- In May 2004, Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., a leader in the pressure treated lumber industry and maker of YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine, announced plans to open its newest treating facility in Jesup, Georgia.
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January 04, 2006
New Book Tells Rane Family Story
It’s a story of love, loyalty and family. It’s a story of courage and dedication to duty.

It is Tony Rane’s story.

The life and times of the man known to all who know him as “Mr.
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December 28, 2005
GLI Responds to Hurricane Victims Needs
ABBEVILLE, Ala.—The devastation and destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Katrina this past August is something that will be hard to forget. The citizens of New Orleans, Biloxi and other towns along the Gulf Coast will live with the reminders of the disaster for many years to come.  More
 
July 18, 2005
Rodriguez Joins Great Southern Wood
ABBEVILLE, ALA.- Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., the number two producer of pressure treated pine in the nation, is pleased to announce the addition ... More
 
April 13, 2005
Building Products Digest Recognizes Great Southern
ABBEVILLE -- For the fourth consecutive year, Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., has been named the number two manufacturer of pressure-treated lumber products in the United States by Building Products Digest.  More
 
February 22, 2005
Celebrity Coaches Highlight Hoops For Hope
ABBEVILLE -- Former Alabama football coach Gene Stallings and former Auburn football coach Pat Dye were on opposite sides again last Thursday night. Instead ... More
 
May 10, 2004
Building Products Digest Recognizes Great Southern
ABBEVILLE, AL - Building Products Digest has named Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., as the second largest manufacturer of pressure-treated lumber products in the United States.  More
 
April 09, 2004
Great Southern Wood Announces Jesup, GA Plant
Abbeville, AL - Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., makers of YellaWood(TM) brand pressure-treated lumber, announced today the construction of its eighth wood treating facility, to be built in Jesup, Georgia.  More
 
April 16, 2003
Building Products Digest Recognizes Great Southern
ABBEVILLE, AL - Building Products Digest has named Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., as the second largest manufacturer of pressure-treated lumber products in the United States.  More
 
January 31, 2003
Progressive Farmer Article Features Great Southern
ABBEVILLE, AL - Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., has been featured in an article in the January 2003 issue of Progressive Farmer magazine.

Written by Dan Miller, the article focuses on changes taking place in the treated lumber industry.
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