T.M. Cobb Company History


over 80 years of service excellence

tycobb2Born and raised in Oklahoma, Troy "Ty" Cobb brought his Mid-American values and Midwestern work ethic with him when he moved to California at the age of 22. After working for a time at a tire factory, Cobb joined Mox Lumber Company and quickly became the head of the Sash and Door Department. From there, he moved on to the Red River Lumber Company's Sash and Door department. Piloting his Model A Ford, Ty served dealers from Los Angeles through San Diego and into Arizona.

In 1935, Ty took his hard-earned life savings of $5,000 and started his own business, T.M. Cobb, at 5800 S. Central Avenue in Los Angeles. The company was founded on the same principle upon which Ty had based his entire career: a dedication to quality, service and personal integrity.

A hard working and frugal man, Ty earned the respect of both his customers and employees. He spent his entire adult life building T.M. Cobb from the ground up, overseeing the company's incredible growth and expansion over the next three decades.

Ty passed away in 1970, but the company continues to build upon the foundation he established. Since 1970, T.M. Cobb has expanded its facilities to allow for total coverage throughout California and the neighboring states. Owned and operated by second, third and fourth generation Cobb family members.

T.M. Cobb operates five manufacturing plants, four distribution warehouses, and five sales offices. But despite the many changes in T.M. Cobb over the years, the one constant has been the persistence of Ty’s original vision: To supply lumber and building material dealers with a wide selection of quality products, knowledgeable and responsive service, and fair prices.


News and Special Events

Annual Open House at Nielsen Building Materials

Don’t miss the TM Cobb Trailer Display will be at the Annual Open House at Nielsen Building Materials, where it will be showing the latest Therma-Tru Interactive Glass Display and where you can find out more about the latest TM Cobb Quote system that it will improve your way to create quick quotes for your customers. Find out more about …

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Spring Special ( Expired)

With Spring arriving what better time to freshen up your home, with a smooth ready to paint fiberglass door, that offers excellent performance and value. Take advantage of our Spring special where you receive the door of your choice (see Below) and it will be Prehung by our experts ready for installation. Click here to Download the Spring Special flyer …

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Display Trailer at James True Value Hardware

If you are around La Habra, please visit the 24th annual Home Improvement Event organized by James True Value Hardware, and take your time browsing through the boots with Doors, Windows, Moldings, Hardware. TM Cobb will have the trailer with Interactive Displays, sample doors Quoting systems previews. Free popcorn, door prize drawing and goodies. Find out more about the event …

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Therma-Tru – Unlock the Opportunities Promotion

Learn about Therma-Tru New Products and features.
Get yourself a chance to learn about New Therma-tru products and get some prizes.

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Trailer Event Last December

We will be selling display doors and demonstrating our “QuickSale” quoting program and showing the: Therma Tru Interactive Glass Display With an unprecedented offering Therma-Tru offers this display to help your customers quickly Identify the most attractive glass designs. Display Doors Prefinished By T.M.COBB Don’t miss this opportunity… Find out more information about the Event…

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New-Barn Door Hardware

Unique style and jaw dropping character. You get them both with our Barn Door hardware. There’s a special place for this in your home or office and we can’t wait to see what great ideas you come up with. Click Here to find out more about our Barn Door Hardware Page.

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New-Modern Door Collection

Introducing the Modern Collection from T.M. Cobb company. Check out more information on our website. Click here for the Modern Collection page.

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Conmore Doors – Now In Stock

The only truly authentic molded, flat5-panel door. Our new, five-panel Conmore door is a very simple, clean and authentic style that appeals to both the traditional and modern consumer. Available in standard 6’8” passage and bifold sizes. The Conmore is the second in a series of molded, flat-panel doors within the CraftMaster Interior Door family. Available in 6’8” and bifold …

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