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At Mead Companies, we have our own integrated truss and components manufacturing facilities - Black Hills Truss & Components of Rapid City, Thomae Truss of Billings, Truss Craft of Nebraska and Truss Craft Structural Components of Cheyenne. All entities are full scale in-house truss shops, featuring highly trained WTCA truss designers using Mitek® software and machine stress rated lumber engineered and built for you. Our designers and experienced truss layout craftsmen can handle almost any project--big or small, commercial, residential or agricultural.

From floor and roof trusses to wall panels, our experienced truss designers can project coordinate the design, engineering and delivery of this key product category. Mead Companies are your local lumber yard since 1910--Big enough to get the job done right, small enough to care.

Black Hills Truss and Components Logo

3139 Creek Drive
Rapid City, SD 57703
Phone: (605) 721-1118
Fax: (605) 721-1120

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Thomae Lumber and Truss Logo

1009 Mullowney Lane
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 256-0740
Fax: (406) 256-0709

Truss Craft Logo

650 Echostar Drive
Cheyenne, WY 82007
Phone: 307-635-1635
Fax: 307-635-4803

Truss Craft Logo

916 North Shady Bend Road, Suite A
Grand Island, NE 68802
Phone: 855-456-6330
Fax: 308-384-1806

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Since 1955, MiTek's building products have been built on innovation and a tradition of building quality into everything they do. With constant R&D and new products developed every year, MiTek® has crafted thousands of code-compliant engineered solutions that waste less time, material, labor, steps and cost.

Structural Connectors
Corrosion Protection
Anchoring Solutions
Hardy Frames
Z4 Tie Down


Whether it’s for new construction, home additions or drywall repair, we will have all of the drywall supplies you need to get the job done right, including panels, spackle, tools and tape, drywall screws and anchors. We also offer an experienced staff to guide you in the right direction.


The professional staff at Knecht and Mead Lumber are here to assist you in making the perfect choice for your siding project, whether large or small. Stop in and see why we’re considered the area’s premiere home improvement center!


Whether you are building new or simply want to make sure your home is properly insulated, adding insulation from Mead Companies is perhaps the best investment you can make. Stop in or call to speak to one of our insulation experts to find the right option for you and your project needs.

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