Established in 1991, Southern Milling & Lumber has been supplying the Southeastern United States with lumber, pallets, and trusses that are custom made in our plants located in Lakeland, Florida and St. Matthews, South Carolina. SML specializes in the manufacturing of large volume and customer specific orders, from Home Builders and Commercial Developers to Manufacturing and Distribution Companies, for lumber, pallets, and trusses. We have knowledgeable and friendly staff that are eager to help satisfy your lumber, pallet, and truss needs while providing you with the highest level of custom satisfaction whether you need materials for your custom home, your small project, or your tract development; as there is no job too small or too large for us at Southern Milling & Lumber, Inc.


Chris Fulbright

Operations Manager

Chris Fulbright has thrived in the lumber industry since 1991. He has a strong background in many facets of operations, including remanufacturing facilities, pressure treating, pallet manufacturing and value added specialty products. Chris is also a lead salesman in many national sales accounts and oversees raw lumber contract purchasing from our suppliers.

Blake Cowper


Blake Cowper has been working in the lumber and manufacturing industry for 19 years.  He has worked in both sales and the manufacturing side.  Communicating with the customers is one of his many assets.