Longview – February 10, 2015 – Cassity Jones, Inc., a family-owned building material supply company headquartered in Longview, Texas has signed a definitive agreement to purchase assets of Allen Millwork, Inc., a wholesale building material distributor based in Shreveport, Louisiana. Cassity Jones Lumber currently operates in six locations within the East Texas and Dallas area. It was founded in Carthage, Texas in 1950 by Cassity Jones, a builder and entrepreneur. According to CEO John L. Jones, “We’ve known and respected Allen Millwork for decades, and we are excited to begin serving contractor customers in the Shreveport/Bossier City area with their team”.
The company that is now Allen Millwork traces its roots to the Civil War era and has been owned at least in part by the Wheless family since 1883. Buz Wheless states that, “Allen Millwork has a long history in the Shreveport/Bossier area. I am extremely proud to pass the Allen name on to such a fine company as Cassity Jones Lumber. They plan on continuing and adding to our business serving the contractor trade with our employees by offering the best in quality and service.”
Cassity Jones Lumber is part of the Cassity Jones family of companies. Other Cassity Jones companies include Pro Star Rental (construction equipment rental), Home Plus Floors (residential flooring), and Winn Tile (commercial flooring).