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Who is Richmond International Forest Products?

We have been in the lumber trading game for over forty years, but have you ever stopped to wonder – who exactly is Richmond International Forest Products? In this month’s blog post, we’re going to learn just that.

Trading Floor at Richmond International Forest Products

Since 1982, what began as a small office devoted to Southern Yellow Pine transactions has matured into an international operation with an extensive menu of products as well as in-house logistical support and transportation solutions. Today, Richmond International Forest Products (RIFP), a subsidiary of Forest City Trading Group, is a company that serves a diversified customer base. From industrial accounts to furniture makers to import/export companies that rely on the value, quality of product and seamless transactions that RIFP delivers. We are proud to call the residential construction industry, covering the gamut of multi-family and single-family construction, our core business. We have grown the scope of our panel and lumber wholesale business while staying true to the tenets of trustworthiness and dependability that we have been known for since the beginning.

At Richmond International, our team brings decades of experience to all aspects of the trading process, and each division maintains a specialized focus that offers our clients up-to-the-minute market information and superior pricing. Delivering on promises is the top priority for everyone at RIFP, and reinvesting in the environment is equally as critical. Our company participates in reforestation efforts and supports eco-friendly mills and sustainable products.

With our team of currently almost 40 traders, our experience and industry knowledge runs the gamut. From folks who have been in the industry for 30-40+ years all the way down to our fresh and green trainees who are learning the ropes, our team has what it takes to serve you and your business. Give our team a call today to learn more.


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