Company Profile

Oregon Canadian Forest Products is a manufacturer and distributor of High Grade Industrial clears from the coast of British Columbia.

We strive to offer our customers the very best quality and service available.

Our Philosophy

At Oregon Canadian our business philosophy is simple: we treat our customers and suppliers with respect. We believe in honesty and integrity and strive for complete customer satisfaction on every order. We are continually working to improve our company and provide the best products and value possible.

Our Team

If you would like to get ahold of any of us, feel free to visit our contact page and send us an email.

Phil Lemon - President/Owner

Phil started Oregon Canadian Holdings Inc. in 1994 with the support of Wayne Holm, the owner of Oregon Canadian in Portland Oregon. Phil has over 37 years of experience in the retail and value added specialty industry.

Louis Hoy - Sales Manager

Louis joined Oregon Canadian in 2005, after 20 years in the lumber industry. Louis holds grading tickets for all species and has attended both the COFI tally course and Forintek lumber drying course.

Nathan Hansen - Sales

Nathan started with Oregon Canadian on 2007, after working in the retail end for 2 years. Nathan holds a CMSA lumber grading Ticket.

Karen Sawkins - Sales

Karen joined Oregon Canadian in October 2013. She brings with her more than 25 years of marketing experience trading commodity and specialty DF, WRC and SPF. Currently she handles our DF and WRC timber and decking programs.
When Karen is not busy at work, she enjoys boating and hiking with her family

Byron Lazar

Byron graduated from BCIT - Forest Products in June 1980. He worked at Interfor/Sauder for 10 years and then ran operations for Tyee Timber for 14 years. He has been consulting in the lumber business for the past 10 years, including on and off with Oregon Canadian.