Robert B. Grau

Grau logs and lumber began in 1948, by Robert B. Grau, a graduate forester from Iowa State University. His initial purpose for starting the Grau sawmill was to better connect with Northeast Iowa timber owners. His goal was to create … Continue reading →

Our Committment

Grau Logs and Lumber is committed to managing timberlands for the best recreational, aesthetic and economic gains . We will maintain a viable, competent and able workforce to complete and execute our commitment. Grau Logs and Lumber will continue to … Continue reading →

Chris J. Grau

In 1981 Robert’s son, Chris J. Grau, a graduate of Luther College with a Business and Biology degree joined the business to carry on the tradition that Robert had begun. Chris works to maintain relationships created by Robert B. Grau … Continue reading →

Patrick H. Grau

In 2011, with the intentions of continuing the tradition that has been established, the third generation of Grau’s entered into the business. Patrick H. Grau, a graduate of Wartburg College, a Business and Fitness Management major, has been working in … Continue reading →