Business of the Month

BlueLinx was selected as the Pearl Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month in January. BlueLinx, who acquired the Georgia Pacific distributorship in 2004, has been a Pearl Chamber of Commerce member since 1984. They are located on Gulf Line Road and the facility sits on 12 acres adjacent to the railroad tracks. BlueLinx is a wholesale distributor of building products such as lumber, engineered lumber, roofing, siding, specialty metals and insulation. They recently acquired the Weyerhaeuser distributorship in the southeast region distributing specialty engineered lumber products such as trusses and joists. Some of their local customers include Sutherland’s, Home Depot, Lowe’s and 84 Lumber. Pictured left to right are Pearl Mayor Brad Rogers; Melissa Slay, Operations Support; Wanda Wilson, Warehouse Employee who has worked at BlueLinx for 35 years; Terry Wright, Warehouse Employee who has worked at BlueLinx for 15 years; and David Bryant, BlueLinx Branch Manager. Not pictured is Steve Hall, Outside Sales; Melvin Harvey and Johnny Vaughn, Drivers. For more information call 601-939-7797.