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Deep Are Our Roots

Our people are the roots that have kept TWR Framing
growing tall and strong for over 33 years.


1984

1984

Thomas W. Rhodes opens TWR Framing.

photograph of Tom, his dad and granpa standing on front of a house frame in a construction site.

30+ YEARS of Service

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George Dawald
Jack Newton
Kevin Schuder

1989

TWR relocates to Corona CA.

Photo of the second TWR building and two heavy duty vehicles.

1990

TWR starts distributing the "TWR Lumber Graph" that becomes an industry standard.

Image of of TWR's Lumber Graph

1990

TWR frames the first Ayres Hotel Countryside Suites, kicking off a long-standing relationship with the Southern California hotel developer.

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1991

TWR begins a long standing partnership with Standard Pacific Homes.

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25+ YEARS of Service

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Frank Prieto
Tim Farnell
Debbie Dieter
Amy Strommer

1993

TWR begins working alongside Lennar Homes and Centex Homes

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20+ YEARS of Service

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Jordan Echt
Yesenia Salazar
Jim Helbling
Cary Skeen
Klaus Schultz
Carlos Cabrera
Roy Loaisiga

1996

Lil' Elvis is born.

screen shot of first episode of Lil Elvis being drawn

1997

TWR creates a full-time "After Care Customer Service Program"

TWR service truck and male psoing for the camera

1999

TWR moves into their permanent home at 1661 Railroad St.

TWR current building with truck and machinery parked on front

1999

TWR and Shea Homes' collaboration begins.

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15+ YEARS of Service

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Kristi Brandel
Linda Thorne
David Rivera
Braulio Arcos
Shane Sanchez
Carlos Garcia
Daniel Gonzalez
Lewis Lyons
Rolando Plascenia
Arturo Garay
Tim Kisgen
Mike Johnson
Rick Pilarski

2001

TWR begins collaborating with D.R. Horton.

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2002

TWR creates its own proprietary Fall Protection System.

 male workers using the fall protection system developed by TWR

2004

TWR begins collaborating with Van Daele.

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2004

male worker with hard hat looking back at camera on street.

10+ YEARS of Service

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Florencia Shepherd
Arturo Torres
Victor Gonzalez
Basilio Talamantes
Rick Wilcox
Diego Cervantes
Rigo Ruiz

2004

aerial view of a construction site.

2004

HGTV's Extreme Home Makeover project.

male workers in blue shirts and yellow hard hats working on frames

2007

TWR begins collaborating with Far West Industries.

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2008

TWR Frames "The Enclave" project in Irvine, CA, that included 46 buildings and 890 units, remaining one of the largest projects to date.

 aerial photo of the Enclave in Irvine CA.

2009

TWR celebrates 25 years.

house framing graphic

2009

TWR begins collaborating with Melia Homes.

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2010

TWR receives the NAHB Award

glass trophy of the NAHB award

2010

TWR receives Golden Gate Award from Cal/OSHA

male holding the Golden Gate Award

2012

TWR begins collaborating with Woodside Homes.

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5+ YEARS of Service

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John Perez
Jeff Lantry
Uriel Garcia
Erick Donahoe
Hector Araujo
Humberto Mayorga

30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Still framing history.

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2015

TWR participates in First Project Playhouse Pet Edition Inland Empire.

dog house called iBark by TWr for Project playhouse

2015

New TWR website revealed.

screenshot of the TWR homepage

2017

TWR continues a long-standing relationship with HomeAid and Project Playhouse.

photo of HomeAif project by TWR

2017

TWR releases Lil Elvis' very own cartoon series - "Lil Elvis' Big Adventure"

screenshot of Lil' Elvis and his band

2018

We joined Facebook.

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2018

We joined Instagram.

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2018

TWR character lil Elvis holding a hammer