combination of reasonably priced products with knowledgeable,
courteous personnel has enabled Lane-McDuff to be a major
player in the Manufactured Housing industry for thirty years.
The company motto, Service Comes First reaffirms
the commitment that the cofounders, George Lane and Frank
McDuff, made three decades ago to provide the finest service
possible and highest quality products to you, our customer.
Cofounders, George Lane and Frank McDuff, met through a meeting
arranged by Georges wife Aletia, who was working at
the time with Frank McDuffs wife. From this initial
meeting began the Lane- McDuff Sales Company. The newly established
business combined George Lanes knowledge of the L.P.
Gas industry and Frank McDuffs knowledge of recreational
vehicles and mobile home parts.
began doing business out of a small, obscure 2,000 square
foot building in Hurst, Texas in 1969. The company was an
immediate success with providing the customer a one stop source
for manufactured home, recreational vehicle and LP Gas parts
to their initial meeting Frank McDuff worked for S.H. Leggitt
Company for several years covering North and West Texas, Oklahoma
and New Mexico. Frank attended both Texas Christian University
and the University of Texas.
Hurst Branch Opens
1972 Houston Branch Opens
1978 Haltom City Location Opens
1978 Hurst Branch Closes
1982 Austin Branch Opens
1982 Odessa Branch Opens
1984 Abilene Branch Opens
1984 Odessa Branch Closes
1991 Albuquerque Branch Opens
1993 Lafayette Branch Opens
1994 Las Vegas Branch Opens
1997 Bossier City Branch Opens
1998 Florida Branch Opens
1987 Discontiune carrying R.V. Supplies
1999 Phoenix Branch Opens
1999 Marketing Department Established
2000 Lane-McDuff.com Goes Live
2000 Las Vegas & Lakeland Branches Close
2000 Pharr, TX Branch Opens
2001 Phoenix, AZ Branch Closes
Lane at the time covered the southwestern territory for Sprague
LPG before establishing his own business and becoming a Sprague
distributor. Lane is a noted authority on LPG installations
for mobile homes, travel campers and general recreational
on deliveries were made in an orange 1965 Ford van, driven
by John Reid, a student working in the afternoons. Over the
course of the next nine years, the company outgrew its facilities.
In the latter part of 1978, George and Frank purchased three
acres located on the corner of Carson Street and Airport Freeway
(HW 121) in Haltom City, TX. Construction then began on the
present 20,000 square foot building in early 1979. The company
moved into the current corporate offices on Easter weekend
of that year.
the company has grown to 8 locations stretching from the East
in Bossier City, LA. to the desert Southwest in Albuquerque,
NM. Lane-McDuff President, George Lane credits the companys
success to our customers. Today Lane-McDuffs main focus
is on the manufactured housing and LP Gas industries. The
recreational vehicle supply business was phased out in 1987.
The company today employees 64 people in three states.