Southeastern North Carolina has a large number of building product manufacturers and distributors. The region is an ideal location for these companies due to overall population and business growth in the region. The Fayetteville and Wilmington areas are two of the fastest growing areas in North Carolina. Wood products have always been a strong industry sector in the region, and there are many wood products companies located here, making products such as wallboard, trusses, doors, cabinets, lumber, and panels. The port at Wilmington allows for excellent access for importing and exporting of wood and other raw materials.