Family Focused

Family Focused

A Family-Driven Mission

The son of company founder Gerhardt Sterling, John Sterling and his four sons have devoted six decades of consistent product quality and superior customer service to elevate the powerful Sterling brand. Combining modern technology, competitive inventory and seamless adaptability with the company’s fundamental core values of pride, hard work and integrity, Sterling has become a reliable, long-term asset to companies who purchase its signature mats, versatile construction timber and other products which reflect the powerful family brand.

Roots in the Prairie State

Sterling Lumber’s Phoenix, Illinois, manufacturing facility extends over 60 acres and features state-of-the-art equipment including an internal saw mill, large heat-treatment kiln, inside dry storage, crane and access mats manufacturing facilities, an on-site railhead and reclamation and repurposing  program facilities. Additionally, Sterling owns and operates numerous sawmills nationwide which offer direct delivery to job sites.

Dedicated Team Members

Sterling employees bring together years of timber harvesting, sawmill and manufacturing experience to develop and implement world-class technologies, products and services that meet the company’s unique customer requirements in challenging operational environments. Above all, the Sterling Lumber Company is committed to providing exceptional customer service and innovative, reliable solutions in a constantly evolving industry. Our turn-key approach to each and every job ensures that Sterling is with you every step of the way, focused on efficiency, safety and exceptional performance.