Frank Fitzpatrick and his brother-in-law, William Weller, pictured above, started Fitzpatrick & Weller to produce shoe last blocks. They provided shoemakers with finished lasts on which shoes were made.
William F. Fitzpatrick, nephew of Frank, incorporated the business together with another nephew of Frank's, James E. Fitzpatrick. They managed the company until the end of World War II.
Joseph and William C. Fitzpatrick joined the company.
Gerard Fitzpatrick joined the company.
Built the Sawmill.
Dana Fitzpatrick joined the company.
Following the death of William F. in 1965, the Murphy & Son Co. building was purchased and a new modern sawmill was built in 1964.
Fitzpatrick & Weller diversified into sawmilling, timberland ownership, and component manufacturing.
F & W purchased the York Merit Plant, a second state of the art production facility that significantly increased production space. Both dimension plants have advanced capabilities including:
- Solid and glued-up components for the furniture, cabinet, staircase and flooring industries to name just a few.
- We accept custom specifications
- Modern efficient production equipment
- Highly trained operators
A new 5,400 sq. ft. office building was opened, which is our main office now.
Opened a new Dry Storage Building increasing lumber storage capabilities by 2 million board feet.
Greg Fitzpatrick, President and CEO and Great, Great Nephew of Frank Fitzpatrick, are now managing the day to day operations. Dana Fitzpatrick, Greg's father, is Chairman of the Board of Directors.