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Leading as one

Together, the Forest City Trading Group (FCTG) family of companies forges strategic connections and lasting partnerships that establish mutual success for our trade partners.

The Forest City Trading Group (FCTG) family of companies shares one purpose: to forge strategic connections and lasting partnerships that establish mutual success for our trade partners.

Driving change

We’re spearheading growth and innovation within one of the country’s oldest and most traditional industries.

Strengthening the industry

In addition to working with leading producers in North America, our strong international perspective and logistics expertise adds scale and value to the building products channels in which we operate and reduces inefficiency in the supply chain.

Being accountable

Business partners can depend on our long history of integrity, strength, and commitment to customer service. We have an exceptional on-time delivery record and take pride in knowing others can count on us.

Situated for strategic connections

We span North America delivering unmatched insight and capability to connect supply, demand, and transportation around the globe.

Roll over to learn more about each of our operating companies.

Learn more about each of our operating companies.

Plateau

Est. 1985

We will work relentlessly to exceed your expectations

We are located in beautiful Bend, Oregon--an international mecca for outdoor enthusiasts

Buckeye

Est. 1950

Great people. Great solutions. Keeping the lumber supply chain connected

We find reasons to celebrate multiple times a year, whether it’s a chili cook-off in the office or a weekend away at the Salishan Resort on the Oregon Coast.

Affiliated

Est. 1999

Innovation in every component, added value in every build

We listen. We innovate. We partner. Culture and collaboration are as important to us as the bottom line

Birmingham

Est. 1976

Giving VISION, discovering VALUE, providing SOLUTIONS

Birmingham partners with our clients, providing lumber, steel and logistics services. When you entrust us with your business, Birmingham aims to deliver.

Richmond

Est. 1982

Do things right, and do the right thing

We push each other to take on new and challenging opportunities and continue to grow

Seaboard

Est. 1983

Elevate your market perspective with a team dedicated to sharing theirs

We work hard and play hard

Southern Mississippi

Est. 1968

Connecting supply to demand through innovation and sustainability

Each transaction made at SMT, a portion of that goes to Batson Children's Hospital and Wayne General Hospital

Tampa

Est. 1976

Our value to you is our commitment to service. We are proud to be your low-cost commodity partner

Our traders offer over 400 years of combined experience in the forest products industry

Viking

Est. 1910

We help your business produce better margins by supplementing the commodity with knowledge

We are the oldest company in FCTG

Olympic

Est. 1972

Understanding softwood lumber markets through data analysis

Olympic Industries aims to provide customized risk management solutions through technological innovation, support, and best-in-class market intelligence

Plateau

Est. 1985

We will work relentlessly to exceed your expectations

We are located in beautiful Bend, Oregon--an international mecca for outdoor enthusiasts

American

Est. 1964

Industry leadership. People-centered business

We have one of the largest trading floors and offer a 12-month paid apprenticeship.

American

Est. 1964

Industry leadership. People-centered business

We have the largest trading floor in North America and offer a 12-month paid apprenticeship

Affiliated

Est. 1999

Innovation in every component, added value in every build

We listen. We innovate. We partner. Culture and collaboration are as important to us as the bottom line

Buckeye

Est. 1950

Great people. Great solutions. Keeping the lumber supply chain connected

We find reasons to celebrate multiple times a year, whether it’s a chili cook-off in the office or a weekend away at the Salishan Resort on the Oregon Coast

Olympic

Est. 1972

Understanding softwood lumber markets through data analysis

Olympic Industries aims to provide customized risk management solutions through technological innovation, support, and best-in-class market intelligence

Plateau

Est. 1985

We will work relentlessly to exceed your expectations

We are located in beautiful Bend, Oregon--an international mecca for outdoor enthusiasts

Viking

Est. 1910

We help your business produce better margins by supplementing the commodity with knowledge

We are the oldest company in FCTG

Southern Mississippi

Est. 1968

Connecting supply to demand through innovation and sustainability

Each transaction made at SMT, a portion of that goes to Batson Children's Hospital and Wayne General Hospital

Birmingham

Est. 1976

Giving VISION, discovering VALUE, providing SOLUTIONS

We participate in numerous outdoor adventures, including: hiking, canoeing, boating and sporting events

Tampa

Est. 1976

Our value to you is our commitment to service. We are proud to be your low-cost commodity partner

Our traders offer over 400 years of combined experience in the forest products industry

Richmond

Est. 1982

Do things right, and do the right thing

We push each other to take on new and challenging opportunities and continue to grow

Seaboard

Est. 1983

Elevate your market perspective with a team dedicated to sharing theirs

We work hard and play hard

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7.1 BILLION BOARD FEET of wood and building products delivered in 2022
50 STATES / 10 PROVINCES served
Doing business on 6 CONTINENTS

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