The Oakland, MD location of Rigidply Rafters Inc. will be closing at 11:00 am on Friday August 11th for Employee Appreciation Day. We will reopen on Monday August 14th @ 7:00 am.
Rigidply Rafters, Inc. is a family owned business that has been in continuous operation since 1954. In 1963, Rigidply Rafters, Inc. started manufacturing engineered, metal-plated wood trusses for roof and floor applications. Building on Rigidply’s reputation for outstanding quality and service, our first crane truck was put into service in 1964. Trusses could then be lifted directly from our truck to the roof or floor system. Rigidply’s unmatched quality, people and service continue today as Rigidply remains the premier truss supplier in the Northeast.
The year 1971 brought big changes which included an agreement between Rigidply Rafters, Inc. and Emanuel and Edna Miller to establish a truss plant in Oakland, MD. This new plant proved to be invaluable when the Myerstown facility was destroyed by fired in 1972. Employees from the Pennsylvania plant worked night shifts at the Maryland plant to continue to fill customer orders until the Myerstown plant was rebuilt.
Fire struck the corporation yet again this time destroying the Maryland plant in 1985. Facing another major decision, the family and business partners chose to rebuild the Maryland plant. Construction continued throughout the winter of 1985-86 and was completed March 17, 1986.
Today the Rigidply Rafters name continues as a testament to the superior work produced by this family owned business.
Our family business continues to grow with the support and help of three sons and two son-in-laws. We need to face reality and grasp opportunity as it arises before us. We hope to continue to be creative and innovative so that we may grow to meet the needs of our customers. The difficult moments encountered through the years were lessened by the loyalty and dedication of customers and employees and for this, Rigidply Rafters, Inc. expresses its deepest appreciation.
Everyone at Rigidply Rafters, Inc. is fully committed to serving our customers and providing them with the finest products available. The excellence that we strive for is to show our appreciation for our customers continued loyalty to Rigidply Rafters. You deserve the best!
The owners of Rigidply Rafters, Inc. also believe that without the strength and blessing of God, none of our services and accomplishments could have been possible. We believe it is a combination of God’s providence, our determination to understand His will, and our willingness to understand God’s purpose for our lives that has allowed us and will continue to allow us to provide a service for our customers and employees.