Perth Planing Mill Supply is a locally owned and operated building material supply company serving contractors and the public in the Perth, Smiths Falls, Carleton Place and surrounding areas. We specialize in supply of materials for residential, agricultural and light commercial construction.
Our facilities include 20,000 square feet of drive through building material warehouse, and our delivery fleet includes 2 boom trucks, a dump, 2 moffett mounted forklifts, and a ¾ ton truck.
Our philosophy is one of focus. We focus on Lumber and building materials and we manage our quality carefully. We take pride in knowledge of our products and our ability to provide what you need, when you need it.
1836 – Roots of Perth Planing Mill begin when Alexander Kippen commences a wood working business at 44 Wilson St. West, manufacturing sash, doors and blinds, which then grows to include a planing operation.
1875 – Kippens Mill purchases 350,000bdft of lumber @ $14/thousand
1916 – P.W. Clement Purchases the Company and eventually changes the name to Perth Planing Mill. Continual advancements are made to facilities and operations paving the way towards retailing.
1947 – A partnership is formed between William Clement and R.C. McLenaghan, and the business continues to evolve, primarily into a retail operation
1980 – Under John McLenaghan the company grows to include larger warehousing, multiple locations, and a number of industry parties and banners.
Today – The current operation resides at 25 Lanark Rd. While the planer has ceased operating, the retail operations continue in a larger and more focused format. Now in its 3rd McLenaghan generation, PPM Supply offers indoor lumber storage, and exceptional deliver service, and a broad of products for those focused on the business of residential, agricultural and light commercial construction.