Biewer Lumber announced the addition of Mike Roberts to the Biewer Trading platform as a senior trader. Roberts brings 21 years of experience in building product sales to the position, according to a news release. Biewer said Roberts’ knowledge and network base in southern yellow pine (SYP), spruce, pine, and fir lumber (SPF), Douglas Fir, and hardwoods will allow the team to expand into new markets.

The Biewer Trading wholesale division of Biewer Lumber launched in 2018 and has allowed the company to bridge the gap between their customers and suppliers. Biewer said as it builds the team, the company will continue to “utilize our extensive network of building material manufacturers and leverage these relationships to provide cost effective solutions to our customers.”

St. Clair, Mich.-based Biewer Lumber’s current family of companies include five sawmills, three pressure-treating plants, and a full-service logistics department. Biewer Lumber manufactures and distributes lumber and building materials used by contractors, builders, and DIYers to lumberyards, home centers, and manufacturers in the midwest region of the United States.