Founded in 1983, Hood Industries is a manufacturing company that provides a range of plywood and lumber products. It has manufacturing plants in Mississippi and Louisiana. The company offers a variety of plywood panels, frames and sidings. Hood Industries also provides transportation services for products. It maintains a staff of more than 1,100 individuals. In addition, the company has manufacturing and distribution divisions. Hood Industries subsidiaries include McEwen Lumber Company and McQuesten Company. Its division, Hood Lumber, designs and markets various lumber products for architects, builders and homeowners. The company s another division, Hood Distribution, offers specialty building materials.