Wood Manufacturing Company

If you want to start a wood manufacturing company, you must develop a business plan. This will serve as your guide during startup.

You also need to inquire at the Small Business Association and join the Wood Products Manufacturers Association to have your own network of connections.

Many things are made from wood. If you’re interested in starting your own wood manufacturing company, there is a high chance for you to succeed. You should be aware that this type of business involves different components just to create a certain product. To ensure success, it would be best if you join the Wood Products Manufacturers Association. This will allow you to have direct access to potential vendors and clients needed to operate the business in full swing. You will also be able to learn the issues concerning the industry and how to address them properly.

Starting a Wood Manufacturing Company

Since this is not a small scale business, you have to contact a reputed supplier. You are just starting out, you have to choose your own supplier base; perhaps two or more suppliers. By doing so, you can compare their services and pricing. Taking advantage of the lowest cost possible should be your main goal. If you can get supplies at a low price, then you can also sell the wood products at a reasonable cost that customers can afford. The taxation and business rules for the manufacturing industry are different from that of retail and other small businesses. Visit the local government agency concerned and try to inquire about the business licensing requirements.

You will be transporting the wood supplies and products along federal or state highways. It is vital that you know the regulations and cost in engaging in such activity. Investing on trucks, trailers, and other vehicles can be costly but if you are after long term profit, you must consider this option. If it’s too much, you can always find a rental company. Still, you will have to shoulder the gas and other similar expenses. What about storage? You will need a warehouse where you can keep the raw materials, and of course, the tools and equipment. The location can also serve as your work area to create the wood products. Aside from that, you will also need a storefront where you can sell the products.

You will need a business plan to guide you through all this. This should be developed prior to startup. There are online guides that you can use to work on the plan. It would also be best if you contact the Small Business Association. This is a great way to obtain some degree of help when you’re still starting out. Starting your own company is not that hard. Pick the right business model or structure like that of a partnership, corporation, or LLC/LLP.


  • aakash said on July 12, 2011
    hi! i want to start a manufacturing business on a medium scale in uttar pradesh[bareilly]. Can you suggest me on starting up a cement industry or jute industry or industry with scope in manufacturing field?
  • pruthvi said on August 6, 2011
    i want to start paper notebook manufacturing plant at sindagi dist bijaour state karnataka
  • matthew said on January 8, 2012
    I like to start a wooden flooring business in UAE, i need expert advice and guidance from experts in this business, pls mail to stmdubai@yahoo.com
  • sandeep said on January 8, 2012
    i need expert opinion and consultancy in wooden laminate flooring manufacturing, like to start a manufacturing unit in India
  • Shashikumar said on August 1, 2012
    I want to start new small scale business in Aurangabad, Maharashtra Which is more effective plz direct me... Thank you
  • jebin said on January 31, 2013
    i started a wooden product manufacturing. i want to export my product. i need ur help. i am from india.
  • ramaprasad said on October 14, 2013
    sir, very much interested to start wooden product manufacturing machinery, so please tell machinery details
  • Riyaj Siroya said on April 7, 2014
    Dear sir, I am interesting in this business so please provide me all detail like machine investment n marketing also I am waiting your positive reply.
  • Alice Yuan said on July 1, 2014
    Dear Sir, This is Alice Yuan from China. We need a batch of red oak plate for furniture. May i know if you have? The size is 620mm*4.2m. Thickness is 18mm or 10mm. It must from America. Both sides are shinning. Quantity is 20ft or 40ft container. May i know your price and delivery time? If possible, can you show us your picture? We also need to know how many pieces can put into the containers. The grade must be A or AB. Can you let us know the price differences? The quick feedback from you will be highly valued. Thanks. Rgs, Alice. Zhengzhou Necon import and export Co.ltd 86-18790299893
  • Anand Pawar said on April 13, 2015
    I want start wooden product manufacturing business and export product need your help
  • stefanus said on May 15, 2015
    hallo, i am 22 years and willing to run manufacturing business. i have documents and registration. my email...stkandjulu@gmail.com.......tell:+264813944876.
  • Bharat said on November 5, 2015
    Hello mates,I wish to start a furniture company with extremely modern-modular stuff.I already done enough study of market & manufacturing process.Passionately interested ,Kindly get in touch at bharat.dalvi@gmail.com +91 9665552224
  • Abbas Fouani said on May 28, 2016
    Dear Sir. Mrs. My name is Abbas, I'm a Lebanese Canadian interested in starting a small business in wooden kitchen cabinets as well as home items such as closets, beds, tables...etc.I already created my home needs of all wooden products from a to z, just out of a hobby since i had a passion in cabinet making, and it turned out great and looked very professional. I need to know how to turn this to a small business. please contact me at my email below abbasfouani.canada@hotmail.com Thank you.
  • Kiran Kumar said on October 13, 2016
    Hi I am Kiran, I'm planning to start up a furniture & interior business in Bangalore , my grand parents all are in carpenter field , but my did allow me to learn that work , but I have more interest on that work , i wanted to bring a old version furniture in this modern & hi-tech life please can u suggest me some key points to start up the business
  • moipei said on April 26, 2017
    hi my name is moipei I already started the manufacturing business. I am in a serious need of help of funders to help it grow and sustainable. I am situated in small town in north west (Swartruggens) my email is motlhakomoipei@gmail.com.
  • charles said on May 8, 2018
    Hi would like to start wood manufacturing business in east africa. Advice on start up pls including equipment etc


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