Horizon Forest Products Announces New Larger Facility for Beltsville Location

From: Horizon Forest Products
Published: Tue Jan 12 2010

Horizon Forest Products (HFP) and Long Floor have announced the relocation of their Beltsville branch to a new 36,000 square foot building. The facility is located at 10549 Tucker Street in Beltsville and will allow the branch to expand in the coming months.

Phil Kearney manages the companies’ Beltsville location and says that the move is the largest undertaking of his career and adds that the new location will allow for greater company efficiency and will improve overall customer service and satisfaction.

"In our new space, we’re able to provide inside truck loading, which is ideal during inclement weather," explains Kearney. "We also have more showroom space and the capacity to set up the product store that our other branches have been able to do and have been able to bring together our inside and counter salespeople, who were previously located in two separate locations in the building. Overall, we now have a larger, cleaner, more sales friendly, and more convenient location."

The Beltsville branch employs 15 employees and recently occupied a 27,000 square foot facility. Kearney adds that the new location also provides a much larger parking area, allowing the branch to set aside priority spaces for customer parking.

"I am extremely pleased and proud of the effort that every one of my teammates put forth to enable us to get the job done," adds Kearney. "Our customers will benefit from a much easier buying experience in the new flooring store, and we can now expose them to products they may not have realized we carried."

HFP and Long Floor offer customers over 75 years of industry experience and one of the most comprehensive inventories of pre-finished and unfinished hardwood flooring, floor equipment, abrasives, finishes, fasteners, and accessories in the mid-Atlantic Region. They have locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, and Virginia and offer the most hard-to-find hardwood products available in the market. For more information, visit www.horizonforest.com.

About Horizon Forest Products
Horizon Forest Products is a top distributor of products for hardwood flooring contractors and custom cabinetmakers in the southeast. The company currently services areas around Raleigh, NC; Wilmington, NC; Greensboro, NC; and Charleston, SC. Horizon Forest Products provides premium materials to cabinetmakers and hardwood flooring contractors and is particularly proud to offer one of the largest selections of exotic and hard-to-find pine flooring.

About Long Floor
For over 60 years, Long Floor has been servicing the needs of the hardwood flooring industry. We offer a wide selection of prefinished and unfinished hardwoods. At Long's we carry for quick shipment the most comprehensive inventory of floor equipment, abrasives, finishes, fasteners, prefinished and unfinished moldings, and accessories in the industry.

Media Contact:
Holly Williams
Marketing Coordinator
Horizon Forest Products
(919) 424-8265

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Company: Horizon Forest Products
Contact Name: Holly Williams
Contact Email: haw@horizonforest.com
Contact Phone: 919-424-8265

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