Engineering a better frame for less is the core of what we do.
IT is the country’s top provider of furniture infrastructure. We work with leading manufacturers to just-in-time supply the best designed, most efficient frames available, helping our customers improve quality while making a positive impact on their bottom line. 100,000 frames delivered each week, in fact. If you’re spending too much time and money running an internal mill and frame operation and it’s taking you away from other critical areas, IT can help.
Industrial Timber is
The Smart Play.
THERE IS PROFIT
We bring tech-centric innovation to your framing operation to make you smarter, faster, and leaner. Our customers realize cost reductions of 10% to 30%, directly impacting their bottom line.Our Value
Driving costs down—and quality up.
Not only can we contribute to your bottom line through cost savings, we can also improve quality, adding to your brand’s value. Here’s how we do it:
With our scale and global relationships, IT procures high quality dimensional lumber and engineered wood at favorable prices.
Our proprietary just-in-time Buggy System provides a simple “erector-set” model ensuring all core frame components are in a predetermined space.
With smarter process and technology, we can achieve an overall materials yield of 78% versus the industry average of just 50% to 60%.
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Our R&D team has helped get our plywood and OSB panel yield to an astounding 98+% by using special software to optimize digital “nests” before CNC routing.
We have special software and design engineers to produce components that assemble more easily and quickly, and identify potential quality improvements.
01 MATERIALS SOURCING
02 MATERIALS LOGISTICS
03 MATERIALS OPTIMIZATION
04 RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
05 EFFICIENT ASSEMBLY
IT INNOVATION CENTER
IT has just completed our new Charlotte headquarters, including an 8,000 square foot Innovation Center. This state-of-the-art center includes a fully functional design and manufacturing process allowing us to collaborate with our customers, innovate solutions, test designs and more.Learn More
Cool tech, meaningful job, great industry—join us
IT is at the forefront of an effort to strengthen and preserve the greatness of American furniture by bringing it into the 21st Century through smart processes, great design and powerful technology. If you’re ambitious, we want to hear from you.View Careers
Proudly crafting more than 100,000 frames each week.
IT has strategically invested in a system of mill facilities that complement and support each other in the name of efficiency. This includes innovative Mini Mills: compact frame operations that are either near or inside our customers’ facilities and deliver frames on a just-in-time basis, greatly reducing freight and storage expenses.
OUR GEOGRAPHIC FOOTPRINT
- NORTH CAROLINA LOCATIONS
- *HQ/R&D* CHARLOTTE, NC
- TAYLORSVILLE, NC
- MISSISSIPPI LOCATIONS
- RIPLEY, MS
- SALTILLO, MS
- SHANNON, MS
- MANTACHIE, MS