John Boos & Co. is the leading manufacturer of butcher block and stainless steel gourmet and foodservice products in the U.S.A. JB&C is renowned for their famous Boos Blocks® and Cutting Boards. JB&C products are "Made in the U.S.A" of solid and quality North American hardwoods, and are the finest in quality, workmanship and design.
Facilities The company currently occupies approximately 150,000 sq.ft. of total production capacity in Effingham, IL and approximately 65,000 sq.ft. of manufacturing capacity in Suring, WI, which produces wooden school furniture. The company has four dry kilns that will dry up to 210,000 board feet of lumber on a continual basis. There are 160 employees in the Effingham facility. Most of the hardwoods used for manufacturing is shipped from Great Lakes states via truck, while our second largest commodity, stainless steel, comes from steel warehouses and distribution centers in Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis. The company currently is laying up about five million feet of North American hard rock maple and Appalachian red oak each year.
Going Green JB&C is a leader in environmental initiatives and is firmly committed to managing environmental matters as an integral part of its business practice and uses renewable North American hardwood products. JB&C maintains a high standard in the treatment of the environment during our manufacturing process. For example, excess wood materials are recycled and used by farmers. JB&C is also recognized as an FSC, Forest Stewardship Council certified company. FSC is devoted to encouraging the responsible management of the world's forests.