About Us


Our Mission at Mead Lumber is to provide quality building materials, services and value with a sustained commitment to serve our  customers, helping to build communities across the Great Plains as we have since 1910.

Mead Lumber now has 52 operating locations across Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wyoming. 

Today more than ever, we are positioned to help our customers, associates and communities succeed and grow.

Our growing 100% Employee Owned Company consists of:

What We Do

Lumber Yards

Full service contractor lumber yards

Hardware Stores

Ace Hardware and Do it Best locations

Home Centers

Everything a homeowner will need

Rental Centers

Rent the equipment you need to get the job done

Countertop and Millwork Fabrication Facilities

Making the products that make your home beautiful

Truss and Component Plants

Manufacturing trusses, wall and floor panels in our six facilities

We are proud of the Mead Lumber legacy of helping our customers with their home improvement needs, as well as assisting professional contractors, builders and remodelers with their building and project requirements since 1910.

Mead Lumber Today

We are a modern company and pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality and best value to our customers. This philosophy has helped us grow into an industry leader, distributing a wide range of building materials and hardware. Our highly experienced employees are your friends and neighbors, and take special pride in serving you.

A growing company, we have 52 operating locations across nine states.

Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri,  Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wyoming



Our Mission at Mead Lumber is to provide quality building materials, services and value with a sustained commitment to serve our customers, helping to build communities across the Great Plains.


Integrity is paramount in everything we do, and we will never waiver in doing what’s best for our customers, our community and our staff. Our company was built on the strength and integrity of our founders, and we will always carry on that tradition.

Put People First

A safe and caring environment provides a foundation for personal and professional growth. With opportunities for development, individuals can realize their full potential, while being accountable to each other ensures a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. Together, these principles promote a culture of continuous improvement and mutual respect, fostering a thriving community.

Think and Act Like An Owner

We embrace an entrepreneurial mindset, empowering our team to take ownership of their work. We trust our employees to make informed decisions, with the understanding that accountability and responsibility are integral to success. By fostering a culture of ownership and informed decision-making, we encourage creativity and innovation, and drive meaningful impact for our clients and customers.

Unmatched Customer Service

Our core values guide our approach to every interaction. We strive to leave our customers with a smile, always do the right thing, and provide solutions that meet their unique needs. These values reflect our commitment to excellence and integrity in all that we do.

Continuous Improvement

As a company, we embrace a culture of continuous improvement, grounded in forward thinking, always learning, and innovative approaches. By constantly seeking new ideas and insights, we drive meaningful progress and stay ahead of the curve in an ever-changing landscape.

Investing Where We Live

We are committed to investing where we live, with a focus on making our communities better. Whether through giving our time, talents, or treasure, we believe in supporting local organizations and initiatives that help to build a brighter future for everyone.