About Us

Serving Customers in Central and Eastern Iowa for Over 165 Years

Founded in 1856, Gilcrest/Jewett Lumber Company is dedicated to providing its customers with quality, consistency, value, innovation and style.

Mission and Vision

For over 165 years, our mission has been to succeed through unwavering focus on the success of our customers in central and eastern Iowa. We accomplish our mission by supplying customers with top-quality, high-value building products and unparalleled service. We strive to apply the highest standards of integrity to our daily business and to provide a positive, ethical working environment for our employees. Succeeding in this quest for excellence requires every employee to help create a safe, enjoyable and productive work environment.

The company’s service strategy is to provide customers with timely, accurate and outstanding service while remaining committed to total quality and excellence in all phases of our operation.

Our vision is the belief that our customers, employees and vendors are our partners. We understand that only by helping our partners succeed does our company grow and continue its drive toward becoming the premier, locally owned building materials supplier in central and eastern Iowa. Maintaining our vision requires continually developing, nurturing and promoting customer, employee and vendor partnerships.

Our Values

The values of our company are to be respectful to individual needs of employees, customers and vendors, and to rededicate ourselves each day to the belief that we are responsible as professionals in our partnerships with our customers, suppliers, co-workers and the central and eastern Iowa communities.

Gilcrest/Jewett Lumber Company is a division of US LBM, a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the United States. US LBM combines the scale and operational advantages of a national platform with a local go-to-market strategy through its national network of locations across the country.

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Please contact Gilcrest/Jewett Lumber Company today for more information on our products and services!