About Us

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Vanport has offices in the U.S. and sales in Japan. We also work very closely with third party on-the-ground support in Europe, South America and throughout Asia. Through our worldwide network of sales and support we are able to supply our customers with softwood lumber that meets their needs.

Our Team

Paul Owen

  • Joined 1988
  • BA Oregon State University
  • Certified JAS Grader
  • Fluent in Japanese

Shinobu Okajima
Office & Logistics

  • Joined 1995
  • Native Japanese speaker

Eliazar Lopez
South America

  • Joined 2018
  • Native Spanish speaker

Certificates and Associations held by Vanport International