Since 1994, we have manufactured and distributed high grade industrial clears from the coast of British Columbia. We strive to provide our customers with the absolute best products and service.
At Oregon Canadian our business philosophy is simple: we treat our customers and suppliers with respect. We believe in honesty and integrity. Each day we strive for complete customer satisfaction on every order. We are continually working to improve our company to provide the best products and value possible.
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 46 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.
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, InvenTORY COORDINATOR
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.
Oregon Canadian is committed to sustainable and responsible business practices, wherever we operate. We only work with business partners and suppliers that have satisfied a rigorous background check and the timber we source comes from carefully managed forests harvested responsibly. We take an active role in the communities where we do business to ensure that, in addition to economic benefits resulting from our business operations, we provide lasting benefits such as education and enhanced health programs.
We recognize the impact the timber industry can have on the planet, which is why we chose to make that impact a positive one. Every log is traced to its source, ensuring it is harvest in a fair and sustainable manor. Our products have PEFC certifications.