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Soo Mill, renowned as a leading supplier of lumber and building materials in the District of Algoma, has a legacy rooted deep in history. The company's inaugural retail spot opened its doors on North Street in Sault Ste. Marie over a century ago. This was succeeded by the establishment of the Elliot Lake store in 1974 and the premier Great Northern Road store in 1986.

The foundation of Soo Mill & Lumber Company Ltd. can be traced back to 1915 when it was established by Fremlin Hollingsworth. Having been an integral part of the community for numerous decades, it remains under the ownership of Fremlin's descendants even today. The enduring commitment of the Hollingsworth family has been instrumental in shaping the Algoma region, and they wear their Sault Ste. Marie heritage with pride.

Industry Experts

The Soo Mill Project Specialists are here to assist you if you are building a new house, cottage, garage, shed, deck, fence, or everything in between. Renovations can be a daunting task, but our Renovation Specialists will make it as simple as possible for you to carry out your plans. You can count on our Kitchen and Bath Designers to create the space of your dreams and supervise the construction process from start to finish. Do you want to replace your windows or update your roofing and siding? Contact one of our exterior Installation Specialists today.

Do-it-yourselfers will love Soo Mill, too! Projects of all sizes begin at Soo Mill. Being a member of one of Canada’s largest buying groups gives us access to the latest products, and our purchasing strength means we can offer friendly local service together with the discounts of big-box stores. Soo Mill is your one-stop shop for everything you need to build a house from the ground up.

As a community-minded company, it is our passion to work in close collaboration with other local businesses. Our Contractor and Commercial Sales Division can assist with any commercial, residential, or infrastructure project and our expanded delivery fleet will ensure supplies arrive on time and in good condition.

Algoma University Tribute to the Hollingsworth Family

Three Generations and over 100 Years Serving the Community

On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018, Algoma University honoured the Hollingsworth Family, Founders of Soo Mill, for their continued charitable work and dedication to Sault Ste. Marie and the surrounding areas. For over 100 years the Hollingsworth Family had volunteered and donated either through Soo Mill or individually to many local charities and they continue to do so.




Soo Mill History Video Series


Some insight into the last 100 years.

Following the beginnings in the early 1900’s to our present day, this video series follows the ups and downs of our over 100 year old business and the communities that it serves. These videos were created as part of Soo Mill’s 100th Anniversary. For over 100 years, three generations of Hollingsworths have served Sault Ste. Marie and the Algoma district in business, community involvement and philanthropy. Their legacy continues to live on through their tireless efforts and generosity.

Enjoy the Soo Mill History Video Series.

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