Company History by the Numbers
1949: Jones Lumber Company was started by Lloyd Jones as a local sawmill in South Mississippi.
1976 – 2021: The Jones family of companies has grown to include Codaray Construction, FV Recycling, Jones Logistics, Jones Lumber, Jones Power, Jones Ready Mix, New South, PortaBull Fuel, PortaBull Storage, SPOT, Yak Mat and Rockport Terminals.
2000: FV Recycling was founded by Brett Jones in 2000. Operating out of a meat packing building in Columbia, Mississippi, FV Recycling started with 4 employees and 1 hook truck that pulled cardboard bins from the Columbia area.
6 months later: FV Recycling was servicing 45 clients with 1 hook truck and 1 flatbed truck.
2015: Our company acquired Sumrall Recycling, doubling in size and moving its operations to the Sumrall, Mississippi plant.
2017: FV Recycling processed 61,000 tons. Our 40 employees in 3 locations serviced over 160 clients with bins and dumpsters, and ran 12 tractor trucks through Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
2018: We acquired Recycling Services of Louisiana, doubling in size for the second time in 3 years.
2021: FV Recycling operates 5 physical locations and 36 trucks running in 8 states — from Oklahoma to the Florida panhandle. We handle over 200,000 tons annually.