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Gutchess Lumber Hardwood Baseball Bat

A History of the Hardwood Bat and Major League Baseball Home Run Records

Baseball fans love nothing more than a good homerun record, which New York Yankees star Aaron Judge just knocked out of the park. When someone …

Gutchess Lumber sales team member Pat M. Semeraro inspecting hardwood pack

Gutchess Lumber Co. Inc. Expands Sales Team

Gutchess Lumber Co. Inc., one of the nation’s leading suppliers of hardwood lumber, is excited to announce the expansion of its sales team with the …

Gutchess Lumber showing hardwood manufacturing process to students

AIR CTE Pathway Visits Gutchess Lumber to Learn How Hardwood is Produced

Hardwood production is an interesting process to witness. It’s even more interesting when you get to see it in person. A video can only do …

Gutchess Lumber hardwood forest

Gutchess Lumber Co. Inc Celebrates Environmental Awareness Month

Gutchess Lumber Co. Inc is committed to being environmentally responsible and celebrating Environmental Awareness Month is one way we like to show it. This year, …

Gutchess Lumber hardwood lumber products

Gutchess Lumber is a National Hardwood Manufacturer You Can Trust

If you’re in the market for hardwood lumber, whether it be for cabinets, caskets, stair treads, millwork, fine furniture, etc., then you know there are …

Historical photo of the Gutchess Lumber mill in the 1900s

The Gutchess Lumber Story: From One Central New York Sawmill to Global American Hardwood Supplier

Founded in 1904, Gutchess Lumber Co. Inc is an employee-owned (ESOP) and family-led business that specializes in the production of superior quality kiln-dried hardwood lumber …

Positive mental health with smiley face drawn in sawdust

Gutchess Lumber’s Forest 2 Home Partnered with MTV for Mental Health Action Day

MTV created Mental Health Action Day in 2020 and Gutchess Lumber’s own Forest 2 Home was an inaugural member. Forest 2 Home, with MTV, worked …

Cherry Timber

Why You Should Sell Your Timberland, Standing Timber, and Logs to Gutchess Lumber

Do you own timberland, timber, or logs that you’re looking to sell? If so, you may be wondering whether it’s better to sell the land …

Tour at Gutchess Lumber Latrobe location

The Power of Biomass Heating at Gutchess Lumber’s Latrobe, Pennsylvania Location

At Gutchess Lumber, we know a thing or two about wood. After all, we’ve been in the hardwood lumber business for over 100 years. In …

Ariel shot of Gutchess Lumber Co. Inc.'s HQ in Cortland, New York

NSERDA Recognizes Gutchess Lumber for Environmental Responsibility

As an environmentally conscious company, Gutchess Lumber is committed to doing what it can for the environment. The company is always looking for ways to …

Message from the President

Words from the Woods: Environmental Benefits of Active Forest Management

Reversing climate change In this month’s post I would like to introduce a topic which I feel is critical and poorly understood: the ability of …

Message from the President

Words from the Woods: Environmental Benefits of Active Forest Management

Gutchess Lumber Co., Inc.’s “Words from Woods” series consists of a monthly article written by our fifth-generation President and Chairman Matthew Gutchess. Our January-February 2018 …

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