Metrie’s Poplar mill in Lexington, Kentucky is a state-of-the art, 150,000 sq. ft. facility employing the latest technologies and practices, including operating our own dry kilns to ensure a consistent and stable product. Because we have long-term suppliers within a 150 mile radius of our mill, we are able to combine low inbound freight costs with a proprietary grade of lumber, specific to our finished products.
Superior paint and stain ability
Eastern North American Poplar is an extremely versatile wood, and is perfectly suited to accept paint or stain.
Because the wood is pitch and resin free, there is no bleeding or blotching through the finished surface.
Extremely smooth surface
Poplar is known as “the painter’s wood” because it sands to an extremely smooth surface and is the preferred paint grade species by upscale builders.
Metrie™ produces the following:
Metrie™ is an industry leader in quality and production standards and we provide our customers with a superior product. This enables them to sell at premium prices, which results in higher sales and higher margins.
Metrie’s Poplar products lend a timeless aesthetic and broad versatility to any project.