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About Babb Lumber

Babb Lumber Company operates manufacturing plants in Ringgold, Georgia with a service area including Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Babb Lumber products are distributed via building supply dealers and lumber wholesale facilities throughout our service area.

The Babb Family has been in the lumber business in Georgia since 1835. The current Ringgold operations were founded as Babb & Sons Lumber Company in 1953 by Walter W. Babb and sons Herchel & Jack. Herchel & Jack Babb expanded the business over the years adding machinery, dry kilns, and pressure treating plants. Both Herchel and Jack were active in the business until their passing.

The Ringgold lumber mill produces southern yellow pine lumber. The mill production is graded under inspection by a recognized inspection agency and maintains a reputation for quality production. The mill includes a specialty sawmill for production of custom size lumber and beams.

The Ringgold pressure treating plant produces pressure treated lumber for outdoor applications and borate treated lumber for indoor and and protected application.