Associated Lumber Enterprises is a lumber company that not only offers recycled lumber products but its history originated from a recycled building. A former 1900s cotton gin was transformed into a lumber mill in 1989. Today, it is a woman-owned niche provider of lumber products and services.
Linda Flory purchased the business in 2011 and is building on the history of the 20+ years of lumbering in Kendleton, Texas, a rural community of 500 people. ALE is conveniently located on Hwy 59, the future I-69 NAFTA corridor.
Linda comes from a legacy of Louisiana lumbermen dating back two generations. As a young girl, she worked at her father’s mill in Louisiana and recalls when her grandfather moved logs down the river in her hometown of Westlake, Louisiana. Little did she know that after a career in data base management, she would return to her roots. Linda came across the lumber company while cataloguing businesses in Kendleton with her husband Mike Flory, who is the... Read More