Building Material Supplier & Design Center

For Indiana Contractors, Remodelers & Homeowners

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Von Tobel serves customers throughout Northwest Indiana, West Central Indiana, Chicagoland, and Southwest Michigan.

We have extensive lumber yards and retail showrooms in:

Our History

Our journey from a small establishment in Francesville in 1905, to a renowned name in multiple locations, is fueled by our unwavering commitment to our customers and our community.

We are a team deeply rooted in a tradition of integrity and dedicated service.

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Von Tobel company history timeline
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WHY We Do What We Do

At Von Tobel, we champion a culture of teamwork and integrity, ensuring both our company and our communities not only grow but thrive.

This guiding philosophy influences every aspect of our operations, from how we engage with our clients to the way we nurture our team.

How We Make a Difference

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Building Lifelong Relationships

We believe in creating strong, lasting bonds with our customers and employees, fostering a sense of family and trust in every interaction.

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Providing Advice & Guidance

Every team member at Von Tobel is dedicated to offering expert advice and guidance, ensuring our customers and colleagues receive the support they need.

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Training & Developing Talent

The growth of our team is pivotal. We focus on cultivating talent based on our collective values and beliefs, preparing our workforce for the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow.

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Reinvesting in Our Communities

Our commitment goes beyond our business. We actively contribute to the well-being and growth of the communities we serve.

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Supporting Small Businesses & Community Groups

We understand the importance of grassroots initiatives and are committed to nurturing small businesses and community organizations in our areas.

Our Vision

It is our vision to always be responsible to our customers. In meeting customers’ needs, everything we do must be of high quality and total satisfaction.  

We will serve customers promptly, accurately and with integrity. We will maintain low operating costs to give the customer a fair competitive price.

Our Mission

It is Von Tobel’s mission to be the premier supplier of building materials to the professional contractor and the consumer. We provide quality merchandise and services, consistent with the demands of the marketplace, at competitive prices.

We will honor God and apply Christian Principles to the day-to-day management of Von Tobel.