One of the top four mahogany importers into the US in 2000, The J. Gibson McIlvain Company (JGM), established in 1798, is a distribution and wholesale company with 7 million board feet of North American and imported hardwood lumber in stock. Distribution yards in Connecticut (22-acre facility) and Maryland (18-acre facility) include planing mills and kilns. From there the company ships mixed loads to the US Eastern Seaboard as well as truckload shipments across the country.
JGM has a brokerage company as well to supply truckload quantities direct from mills. They maintain an office in Bolivia for shipping to the USA, Europe and the Caribbean.
In 2000-2001, JGM imported from Mognolumber based in Icoaraci, Pará; Imbumar Madeiras Ltda.; and Red Madeiras Tropicais Ltda.
JGM stocks bigleaf mahogany lumber as well as jatoba, cedro and ipê decking (according to the JGM website, “the ultimate in outdoor living” and flooring from the Amazon, including jatoba (Brazilian Cherry), Santos mahogany, ipê (Brazilian walnut), rosa (Brazilian rosewood) and goiabao (Brazilian cypress).

J. Gibson McIlvain Company
10701 Philadelphia Road
P. O. Box 222 White Marsh, MD 21162
(410) 335-9600, (800) 638-9100; fax: (410) 335-3574

New England Office
P.O. Box 294
Danielson, CT 06239
(860) 774-4930, (800) 231-7061; fax: (860) 774-4790