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Build with Gator

At Gator Millworks, we pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality woodwork and outstanding customer service. We promise to always deliver products that will be admired for years to come. With top of the line technology and a team set to take you from planning to installation we are the industry leader ready to make visions come to life.

icon_widget_image Monday-Friday: 7:30am to 4:30pm; Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED icon_widget_image 8576 Florida Blvd. Denham Springs, LA 70726 icon_widget_image 225-667-7758 1-844-283-2011 icon_widget_image info@gatormillworks.com
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Who We Are

Our Story

From starting out of a backyard shed to operating a cutting-edge facility, our journey is far from typical. Whether it's the technology we implement or the team members we bring on board, we’ve established high standards for our work and customer service that will continue to propel us to greater levels of success. Our story has led us where we are today, but our journey is only just beginning. Over two decades later, and we’re just getting started.
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  • 1994

    The Start of It All

    The Start of It All

    January 11, 1994
    Gator Millworks opens its doors in Central, Louisiana, producing architectural millwork for the residential market of Livingston Parish and the surrounding areas. 
  • 1996

    Setting Up Shop

    Setting Up Shop

    January 11, 1996
    Construction wraps up on Gator Millworks’ 3,200 sq. ft. facility located at 30590 Louisiana Hwy 16.
  • 2003

    Chad Foster Steps Up to the Plate

    Chad Foster Steps Up to the Plate

    January 24, 2003
    Chad Foster steps in to help his father and Gator Millworks’ co-founder, Randy Foster, run the company. Ambitious and optimistic about the future, Chad quickly embraces the challenge ahead of him, dedicating himself to the mission of growing Gator Millworks..Read More
  • 2004

    Gator Forms its Relationship with Innovation and Technology

    Gator Forms its Relationship with Innovation and Technology

    January 16, 2004
    Ready to put ideas into action, Chad Foster becomes part-owner and sets Gator’s commitment to technology and innovation into motion with the purchase of the first Nested-Base CNC Router.
  • 2005

    Chad Foster Takes on Full Ownership

    Chad Foster Takes on Full Ownership

    January 19, 2005
    Chad Foster becomes the sole owner of Gator Millworks.
  • 2006

    Gator Purchases “the Red Building”

    Gator Purchases “the Red Building”

    January 12, 2006
    After two expansions and one addition, Gator purchases the neighboring property and metal building, now known as “the Red Building,” located next to its main office on Louisiana Hwy 16.
  • 2007

    Gator Branches into the Commercial Market

    Gator Branches into the Commercial Market

    January 11, 2007
    After experiencing consistent successes under Chad’s guidance, Gator expands its capabilities to include commercial design and build services. These services now make up a significant portion of Gator’s projects and have allowed the company to bid on large-scale projects throughout..Read More
  • 2011

    Gator Makes the Final Touches on its Facility

    Gator Makes the Final Touches on its Facility

    January 17, 2011
    Gator builds the final addition to its facility, adding up a total square footage of 21,755 for its buildings located on Louisiana Hwy 16.
  • 2015

    Gator Makes Big Moves for a New Facility

    Gator Makes Big Moves for a New Facility

    January 24, 2015
    Internal planning and design start for Gator’s new manufacturing facility and design center. Chad Foster purchases the initial property on Florida Boulevard and commits to Steve McLin and McLin Construction to build the new facility.
  • 2016

    Ideas Become Designs for Gator’s New Facility

    Ideas Become Designs for Gator’s New Facility

    May 11, 2016
    Gator produces construction documents after entering into an agreement with Ritter Maher Architects to develop the schematic design.
  • 2016

    Overcoming the Great Flood

    Overcoming the Great Flood

    August 13, 2016
    Nine days after experiencing one of Louisiana’s most devastating floods, thanks to the help and support of the equipment suppliers, Gator Millworks got back to work using table and chop saws and any available hand tools to produce cabinetry. Ten..Read More
  • 2018

    Breaking Ground in Denham Springs

    Breaking Ground in Denham Springs

    January 6, 2018
    Gator Millworks begins construction on a 72,000 SF shop, showroom and office space located in Denham Springs.
  • 2020

    Fighting COVID-19 with Face Shields

    Fighting COVID-19 with Face Shields

    April 1, 2020
    As COVID-19 continued to surge and medical supplies plummeted, Gator Millworks used its technological resources and manufacturing capabilities to produceface shields. Through this contribution, Gator was able to make a direct impact on its community and the medical field. 
  • 2020

    Gator Steps into the Future and into a New Facility

    Gator Steps into the Future and into a New Facility

    July 1, 2020
    Gator Millworks moves into its new facility, solidifying the success of turning its dream into a reality. Today, Gator’s cutting-edge facility illustrates the direct results of the company’s commitment to modern millwork and innovation. 
  • 2021

    Gator Hosts Its First Manufacturing Day

    Gator Hosts Its First Manufacturing Day

    October 1, 2021
    Gator Millworks celebrates National Manufacturing Day with an all-day career event for students and millwork enthusiasts, Manufacturing Day 2021. More than 200 students and guests from across the area experienced Gator’s modern manufacturing techniques and learned about the possibilities of..Read More

What Sets Us Apart

Over the past 25 years, our INVENTIVE team has thrived in the EXECUTION of quality architectural millwork driven by INTEGRITY and PASSION. We strive to create IMPACTFUL solutions that educate our industry while exemplifying our core values and commitment to our PEOPLE.

Inventive

We have dedicated ourselves to making an impact on our industry and adapting to any challenge we face.

Impactful

From the projects we complete to the products we craft, our work changes things.

People

People define our culture. Nothing makes us happier than giving people the opportunity to succeed.

Execution

However challenging the process may be, we do whatever it takes to complete the project.

Passion

Our passion separates us from other companies. We care about what we craft and the impact it has on the world around us.

Integrity

We work to treat people fairly and hold ourselves accountable. We always deliver what we promise.

Why Us?

It’s no secret that there are thousands of millwork companies across the nation with different talents and skills. Which may lead you to ask, “Why Gator?” As an industry leader, we have the space and ability to accomplish spectacular things on a daily basis.

Research & Development

Our passion is innovation. We love to accept challenges and develop new methods. From our software to state-of-the-art machinery, Gator exists to do things you have never seen before. You can count on us to push the boundaries.

Capacity

Our 72,000 sq. ft. facility gives us the ability to exceed both commercial and residential project expectations. With our facility and capabilities, we’re confident in our potential to create amazing projects of all shapes and sizes.

Safety

Safety precautions and measures are a paramount priority. We operate in a dangerous industry where real risks are present on a daily basis. Our team is our most important asset, and it’s our duty to invest in their well-being.

Ready to be a part of something great?

We’re always searching for new team members that are excited to contribute.
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