Heritage & Culture

Tradition, culture, and heritage are three terms often used interchangeably to mean the same thing but they are not the same thing. ... As long as people work in a society/community of people, there will always be traditions and culture.

Culture refers to the daily living, attitudes, traditions, and norms of a society. ... Culture changes over time as technology, industry and society evolves as it rightly should. Manakin Forest Products is an equal opportunity employer and pledges each and every employee a safe and accepting work environment. We are proud to be an American company with a strong reverence for our country, our flag, and people of all races.

Heritage however is not capable of change. Heritage includes a set of ethnic traits you are born with or are inherit in your very being. We are proud to say we have a rich heritage, one of honesty and a repeated standard of ethical behavior that has many times allowed us to transact millions of dollars worth of business on a verbal agreement with traders and customers we have known for years. That's what a good reputation gets you! The benefit of the doubt! When people know you, know your history, your family and who you are as a person, they trust you with their business. And we find this to be priceless!

Our standards, set standards. WE are Manakin.

Let freedom ring!

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, with liberty and justice for all

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After 28 years experience in lumber trading, Ed Boehm knows no one becomes successful alone. It takes a team of people. Suppliers, Customers, Traders, Admin, Traffic, Mill workers, bankers, HR, IT, Marketing....What can I say? At Manakin Forest Products, we value our team members, WE win as a TEAM.


Our standards, set standards. "WE" are Manakin