Trusted wood experts and stewards of
Since 1909, the Bell family has been committed to taking care of customers, the environment, and the communities we serve.
In the past decade, we’ve made over 800 charitable donations—from providing international humanitarian aid and combatting global injustice, to supporting local community charities, to helping individuals facing hardships. Strategically advancing the greater good is the heart and motivation behind our work.
Our mission is to radically love and influence lives.
We’re stewards of the talents and resources God has given and strive to multiply them for common good.
Help Others Thrive
We help communities and individuals flourish, through our customers, suppliers, employees and those served by our charity partners.
“Built on over 110 years of service, our mission is to radically love and influence lives.”
President & CEO
MJ Bell starts with sawmill in northern WI
Moves to Minneapolis and founds Bell Lumber Company
Treatment operations opens in New Brighton, MN
New facilities and timber access in ID, WA and BC
Business name changes to Bell Lumber & Pole Company
MJ Bell buys Sports Afield magazine
Expand operations into British Columbia
Pole shaving machine in New Brighton, MN
First full-length treatment tank in New Brighton, MN
MJ Bell II becomes President
Bell Pole Company incorporated in British Columbia
Minneapolis offices moves to New Brighton, MN
Mert Bell II becomes President and CEO
Tom Bell buys Bell Lumber & Pole Co.
Bell buys Alamco Wood Products in Albert Lea, MN
Timber sourcing and peeling in British Columbia
Production Facility in Lebanon, OR
Treatment Plant in Sidney, NE
Production Facility in Abbotsford, BC
Production Facility in Rossland, BC
Production Facility in Broken Bow, OK
Production Facility in Longview, WA
Treatment in The Dalles, OR
Bell acquires assets of The Oeser Company in Bellingham, WA
With locations throughout the
U.S. and Canada, we’re ready
to meet your needs.
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