Laurel, MT

Yellowstone Stud Company

Laurel, MT

Our Laurel mill produces over 100mbf of quality stud grade lumber daily. We manufacture a broad range of lumber products including pallet components, box shook, stakes, and over fifty additional lumber items. Our mill is situated near Billings, Montana, on the BN Railway near a major intersection taking rail traffic to the North, Southeast, and South—making us competitive in 48 states. Our team will be happy to tell you more about our products.


Yellowstone Stud Company

203 East Railroad Street, Laurel, MT 59044

Products Produced

We Provide the Following Products:

  • Furring Strips
  • Pallet Parts
  • Studs

Pallet Parts

We offer the following grades:

  • Utility and Better (selected for sound type knots and minimal wane)
  • Mill Run (run out of #4 with all production shipped)
  • Product of Economy (POE) (fall down from Utility and Better)
  • Expendable (fall down from Utility and Better and POE, great for a throwaway pallet)
  • Notched Stringer (all sizes available, standard and nonstandard, softwood, 100% usable)

Pallet Part Sizes

We offer the following sizes:


  • 2x4x48 NPPUB
  • 2x4x48 NPPOE
  • 2x4x48 NPMR
  • 1x4x40 UB
  • 1x4x40 POE
  • 1x4x40 MR
  • 1x6x40 UB
  • 1x6x40 POE
  • 1x6x40 MR
  • 1x6x40 EXP


We offer 2X4 plates—everybody’s thrifty utility. The stock is selected for sound tight wood.

Specialty Products

  • Rails
    • Great for everything from furniture manufacturing to fence rails
    • Available in sizes from 2 ¾” to 4 ½” round, 100” long
  • Railroad Ties
    • Used, treated ties
    • Available in grades 1, 2, and 3

Wood Species

  • Southern Yellow Pine 25%
  • Aspen 20%
  • Domestic Hardwoods 20%
  • Hem-Fir 15%
  • Douglas Fir 10%
  • Cedar 5%
  • Eastern White Pine 5%