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At Fischer Lumber we take great pride in our ability to provide a positive work environment for our employees, several of which have been with us for more than 30 years. We are a family-run business since 1941 and are always looking to add to our friendly staff. We offer a positive work environment, competitive salary and benefits.

If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, inquire today for positions in:

For sales positions, please send your resume to information@fischerlumber.com.

For truck driving and truss department employment, please download and complete the employment application and send:

By email:

By mail:
Fischer Lumber
210 N. Shamrock St.
East Alton, IL 62024

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About Us

Fischer Lumber Company is celebrating 75 years of business, growth and a strong family presence in East Alton. Since the company’s founding in 1941, the full service lumberyard has more than tripled and expanded business all over the St. Louis metro area.

After C.C. Fischer and G.A. Fischer purchased the Hale Lumber Company in 1941, eight employees worked together for the next fourteen years to build the Fischer Lumber Company. C.C. Fischer then purchased all stock from the George Fischer Family and the company has been in the C.C. Fischer Family ever since.

In 1958, C.C. Fischer’s son Chris Fischer took over the company for 37 years until his retirement in 1995. Following in his footsteps are his three sons, David, James and Edward. Today David Fischer is president of the company, James is secretary and Edward is treasurer. David’s son Robert also works for the family business.

The business has grown throughout the years. In 1972, the company moved the showroom and store to its current space on Shamrock St. The building has a 10,000-square-foot showroom and 10,000-square-foot warehouse attached. In the 1980s, the company bought five acres and built additional buildings for trusses, windows, doors and shingles.

Fischer Lumber Co. is an 80 percent based contractor yard; however it still serves a large range of customers from building contractors, government agencies, small businesses, hospitals, churches and factories to individual trade. The company strives to cater to all of its customers and their individual lumber needs. It delivers within a 60-mile radius, doing a lot of business on both sides of the river. With pride the Fischers have watched their business continue to succeed and grow over the past 75 years in East Alton.

Fischer Lumber provides jobs for 44 full-time employees. As a testament to the company’s longstanding success, many employees have been with the Fischers for more than 30 years.

Serving the Community Since 1941

Fischer Lumber Co. is a full service lumberyard in East Alton, Illinois strategically located across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Missouri, servicing a 60-mile radius. We provide building supplies and materials for residential and light commercial projects. Our fleet of vehicles includes flat beds, box vans, boom and ladder trucks with next day delivery available.

With 20,000 sq. ft. of warehouse and showroom space, we offer a wide selection of products including windows & doors, cabinets, lumber and building supplies and more. We also have 44 full-time staff members who are knowledgeable and eager to help customers. Many of the friendly faces you see when you walk in our showroom at 210 N. Shamrock St. have been with Fischer Lumber for more than 30 years.

Come visit us today and see how we can help you with your next building or remodel project.

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