J & G Log Works
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Maximizing Performance

J & G Log Works team members maximize their business-to-business relationships with three clear objectives: out perform, exceed expectations and source new opportunities. J & G Log Works's compact and high performance team is enthusiastic and proud of its 90% return business and is ready to expand into new markets, ie, Yellow Cedar. The company's keen team includes:

John Okamoto

John has been in the forest industry since 1984. His experience includes two years of training in a Japanese sawmill and 13 years at International Forest Products as a Log Coordinator, Custom Cut Coordinator, Japan Merch Sales Manager, and Industrial Clears Sales Manager. John joined J & G Log Works in 1999. He is involved in all aspects of the business of which include Custom-Cutting Hemlock, Cedar, Spruce and Cypress Logs for the North American, European and Asian markets. In 1985, John graduated from BCIT with a diploma in Forest Products and Business Administration. John is fluent in Japanese.

Glenn Fox

Glenn Fox has been active in the British Columbia coastal forest industry for over 25 years. He spent his first five years on the logging aspects and in 1988 joined International Forest Products. Glenn has extensive experience in both the round and square sides of the industry. His log experience includes log sorting, log purchasing and log sales. On the lumber side, his experience includes custom cutting, lumber remanufacturing, lumber sales and sawmill management. Glenn has a Business Degree from Simon Fraser University, a Forest Technology Diploma from BCIT, a Coastal Scaling Ticket, and a "AA" Coastal Lumber Grading Ticket.

Yosh Shoji

Yosh has been in the industry since 1996. He recently joined J & G Log Works from Stave River Trading where he gained invaluable experience in custom cut. Working mainly in custom cut, he also has extensive experience in log sorting and log sales. Yosh graduated from SFU with a degree in Economics. Other educational credits include a Lumber Grading Ticket, Engineered Wood Products and Log scaling Review.

Rob Komlos

Rob has been involved in the forest industry since 1980. His experience is not limited to coastal operations but includes lumber manufacturing throughout British Columbia. For the past several years he has been involved in the manufacturing, marketing, and sales of lumber produced here on the coast. Rob has been involved with J & G Log Works since 2000 and his current roles include the sales and marketing of Hemlock, Sitka Spruce, and Western Red Cedar lumber products. Rob graduated from UBC with a degree in Commerce and Business Administration.

"We have found J & G Log Works to be a good supplier. On grade and on time."

Demen Brothers Lumber Co.