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Andersen Windows & Doors Recognizes National Lumber Customer Service

Andersen Windows and Doors

Mansfield, MA – February 15, 2013 – National Lumber received the “Highest Satisfaction & In-Home Experience” award at the 2013 Andersen Signature Dealer Rally held this past week in Marco Island, Florida. Paige Whitman, Andersen Sales director presented the award to Bob Nickerson, Millwork Sales Manager for National Lumber.

“This award reflects the commitment our company has made with Andersen and all our other suppliers and vendors to support our customers. Being recognized by Andersen aligns with our mission statement which reads in part ‘…by being passionately committed to consistent, extraordinary service beyond expectations.’” Nickerson said.

National Lumber Promotes from Within

Continuing a tradition of promoting from within the company, National Lumber has proudly announced the promotions of Mike McDole to Senior Vice President of Sales, overseeing all aspects of sales for the company, and Kim Pavao as Vice President of Sales, responsible for outside sales eastern and southern coast region, PRO Force remodeling division and inside sales. Pavao will report to McDole, and McDole will report directly to company President Manny Pina.

Mike McDole joined National Lumber in 2001 as Sales Manager responsible for the territory of southern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In 2007, he was promoted to VP of Sales, responsible for outside sales eastern and southern coast region. Mike has been a driving force behind National’s expansion into Rhode Island, with the 2010 opening of a location in Warwick.  Better service to the building industry is the focus of this dynamic company’s growth. Mike has been involved in finding sales people who are building experts and training them in National Lumber’s procedures. The result is an expert sales staff that is eager to help contractors with every aspect of their building projects.

Mike McDole

Mike McDole, Senior Vice President of Sales, National Lumber

McDole lives in Narragansett, Rhode Island and has been in the building materials business since 1983. He initially worked for “84 Lumber”, and then moved to “JT’s Lumber” in RI where he worked his way up to Vice President/General Manager. He left JT’s in 2000 to start up the “Building Supply Channel, Inc.” with industry veteran, Greg Brooks. National Lumber uses BSCi Pro as part of their very extensive employee training. A published writer of many articles, Mike enjoys contributing his expertise in professional trade magazines.

Kim Pavao

Kim Pavao, Vice President of Sales, National Lumber

Pavao lives in Somerset, Massachusetts and joined National Lumber in 2009 as a Sales Manager responsible for the territory of southern Massachusetts.  He has been in the building materials industry since 1975, working in inside sales at the Schwartz Lumber main branch in Fall River, MA. During college, he worked in commercial roofing, residential estimating, commercial drywall and millwork. In 1983, he began working for P.D. Humphrey Company in outside contractor sales. In 1992, he moved to Pioneer Plastics, a laminate manufacturer of engineered surface technology, as a wholesale representative and commercial project representative. In 1994, Kim joined Dartmouth Building Supply as a Sales Manager. His wide range of experience shows his continued growth, and he is expected to increase National Lumber’s customer base in the eastern and southern coast regions.

National Lumber has been serving the New England area since 1934. Now in its third generation, this family owned and operated company is led by co-CEO siblings Steven Kaitz and Margie Kaitz Seligman, and company president Manny Pina. With eight lumberyards (MA, RI, NH), eight Kitchen Views showrooms in each National Lumber location, plus divisions that include Engineering, Drywall, Installed Insulation, Millwork and Truss & Wall Panel Manufacturing, National Lumber is qualified to provide building solutions to those in New England and beyond. Call Manny Pina at 508-339-8020 x5629 or visit for more information.

National Opens Rhode Island Location

National's New Location, 3356 Post Rd, Warwick, RI

National Building Products, a division of National of Mansfield, MA, purchased property at 3356 Post Road, Warwick, RI, well known as the old Eagle Lumber location. Since the property was ready for occupancy, National is open for business with experienced employees who were already working at National. This family owned and operated company continues to grow in today’s challenging economy. Founded in 1934, National knows how to overcome obstacles by focusing on teamwork with customers. The long held values of quality products, professional service and prompt deliveries — all at competitive pricing — are appreciated by their growing number of satisfied customers.

There has been a National presence in Rhode Island for many years with daily deliveries to job sites. Customers now have the convenience of a Rhode Island store and lumberyard with easy access from Interstate 95.

National is bringing its full range of services to Rhode Island. Competitive pricing and innovative cost-saving methods from National will help customers to see their businesses prosper. National knows what builders need and what their customers expect – the best value every day. Rhode Island contractors will be pleased by the additional products and services available from the National Family of Companies, which includes Reliable Truss and Components, National Millwork and Pro Insulators. In May, there will be a Kitchen Views showroom with talented designers, although cabinetry design services are available now.

This family owned and operated company, in their third generation, is led by co-CEO siblings Steven and Margie Kaitz, and company president Manny Pina. With eight lumberyards, in-house custom millwork shop, and nine Kitchen Views showrooms, National is ready to provide Rhode Island with building materials and services solutions.

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