EIGHTY FOUR, Pa. (Nov. 6, 2023) – 84 Lumber, the nation’s largest privately held building materials supplier, has announced Pete Cantu as its new area manager in the Western division. “Pete’s dedication to 84 Lumber, his commitment to quality and customer service, and overall approach with our associates are just some of the qualities that make him perfect for this role,” said Divisional Vice President – Western Division Jorge Espinoza, 84 Lumber.
Cantu began working with 84 Lumber in 2003, when he was hired as a store manager in Lubbock, Texas, where his hard work and leadership led to success. In 2008, Cantu and his team were awarded the Western division sales award. In 2017, Cantu was named the 2016 manager of the year. His team was again awarded the Western division sales award in 2019.
“Being able to lead our Lubbock store into success has been a great opportunity, but this next chapter of my career with 84 Lumber is one I’m looking forward to,” said Cantu.
As the area manager, Cantu will be overseeing a Denver lumber yard and store; a lumber yard in Grand Junction, Colorado; and a lumber yard in Boise, Idaho. Cantu will also oversee the upcoming truss and engineered wood product (EWP) centers in Fort Collins and Fort Lupton, respectively, and a lumber yard in Greeley, Colorado.
84 Lumber is the leading supplier of building materials, manufactured components, and industry-leading services for single and multifamily residences and commercial buildings. The company operates more than 310 facilities in 35 states and is continuing to grow. To learn more, visit www.84Lumber.com or follow 84 Lumber on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn. For career opportunities, visit www.84lumber.com/careers.
About 84 Lumber
Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Eighty Four, Pennsylvania, 84 Lumber Co. is the nation’s largest privately held supplier of building materials, manufactured components and industry-leading services for single and multifamily residences and commercial buildings. The company operates 310 facilities which include stores, component manufacturing plants, custom door shops and engineered wood product centers in 35 states. 84 Lumber also offers turnkey installation services for a variety of products, including framing, insulation, siding, windows, roofing, decking and drywall. A certified national women’s business enterprise owned by Maggie Hardy, 84 Lumber was named one of America’s Largest Private Companies by Forbes and also made the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies in 2023. For more information, visit 84lumber.com or join us at Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn.