It all began with a vision. Sherman Ramsey, founder of DHP in 1945, and his son, Jack, were dynamic individuals, with a vision to develop a successful wholesale distribution network that could meet the needs of the industrial and retail customers. They believed that by responding to customers' needs, their company would be successful. Strength and leadership set a course that allowed Diamond Hill Plywood Company to become a leading distributor of building materials throughout the southern United States.
Today, the third generation of the Ramsey family, John Ramsey and Jim Ramsey, having surrounded themselves with a core of talented professionals, leads the company with the same mutual respect as their grandfather and father, carrying on traditions and maintaining and continuously improving a strong self-sufficient company that customers throughout the southeast have come to trust.
Diamond Hill Plywood is a major wholesale distributor of building material and construction products to the retail and industrial market segments. The company, with a network of 5 sales and distribution centers in Virginia, Tennessee, and the Carolinas, serves customers throughout the South East.
The company owns a fleet of tractors and trailers, that distributes products to 10 states.
Diamond Hill Plywood's corporate office, based in Darlington, SC, provides support services for each location in all phases of the company's business functions, from sales/marketing, advertising, promotion, purchasing/inventory, data processing, accounts receivable/payable, and employee benefits to payroll.
The sales and service effort at each DHP sales and distribution center is supported by a branch manager, sales staff (inside & outside), office staff, warehouse personnel, and truck drivers. This group of professionals serve a customer base more than a 150-mile radius of each facility. Our facility average warehouse capacity is in excess of 120,000 square feet, with outside storage of up to 200,000 square feet.
With a sales force consisting of some 50 outside and inside sales representatives, Diamond Hill brings a professional, experienced, and knowledgeable sales team to serve customers in both urban and rural markets.
DHP's customer base consists of building material dealers, industrial accounts, furniture/fixture manufacturers, sign shops, and the manufactured housing industry. Product offerings are engineering wood products, siding products (fiber cement, plywood, hardboard), mouldings, insulation, particleboard, hardwood/softwood plywood, adhesives/finishes, roofing, decking, PVC trim, columns, house wrap, ceiling tile, ralings, Miratec trim, treated and fire retardant plywood and more.
Diamond Hill's customer base ranges from single operations to multiple operations, with up to 50 locations that support homeowners and do-it-yourself projects.
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