About Us.

Start with a better stick of wood!

Welcome to BlueLinx

(formerly Lake States Lumber)

It all starts with a better stick of wood.

We live by this motto. Material selected for production at our manufacturing facilities is checked and rechecked to ensure that you, the customer, receive only the highest quality products. We pride ourselves in providing a consistently higher quality product than you will find anywhere else.

New manufacturing techniques and state-of-the-art equipment are also implemented as part of our commitment to continuous improvement and superior quality. Last but not least, BlueLinx employs industry experts who are not only passionate about what they do but love to share their knowledge with those around them.

Our commitment to our customers will remain a strong constant and we will continue to grow and to be an innovative source for the products that will shape the future of our industry.

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Sales Team

Our sales team averages over 20 years of sales experience in the building products industry. You are not only talking to experienced professionals that can help with your questions, but you also get to work with a great group of people. Give us a call or email us directly – We are here to help!

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Rustic hewn-by-hand to precision machining and all points in between, designed and created locally at our facilities in Northern Minnesota

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Factory Prefinishing

We start with a better stick of wood then we finish with the top performing coatings and stains, Learn what it takes to make a finish, smooth, consistent and durable.

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Wood Preserving

Environmentally preferred products are produced at our self-contained, state-of-the-art facility located on the shores of Lake Superior.

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Distribution Region

BlueLinx is a wholesale operation. We sell through a network of retail lumber dealers throughout the Midwest Region. Contact us to get you in touch with a qualified building material retailer in your area.


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