Britton Lumber Company, Inc. is a forest products and building materials business. It was founded in 1946 in Hartland, VT. by Allen H. Britton and his sons Allen H. Britton Jr., and Leonard W. Britton. Sole ownership transitioned to Allen H Britton Jr. in 1997 and to his son, Douglas G. Britton in 1984. Effective January 1, 2014, Robert E. Moses acquired ownership of the company. Bob was formerly founder and owner of an accounting practice in Lebanon, N.H. and was Britton Lumber’s CPA for 25 years.
The Company currently operates two divisions: Manufacturing, which produces Eastern White Pine boards with a sawmill, dry kilns and planermill in Fairlee, VT; and Wholesale Distribution, which sells building materials from warehouses in Fairlee, VT and Gray, ME. The company’s manufactured products are sold to wholesalers and distributors in the United States and Canada. The Wholesale Distribution division buys a wide variety of building materials from manufacturers in North America and distributes them to over 200 retail lumber yards and home centers in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and New York. There are approximately sixty employees, company wide.