About Us

About Us

Channel-ex Trading Corporation was established in 2005 as an exporter of Canadian Wood products to the Japanese market. As an exporter, we have worked diligently in developing reliable partnerships with primary and secondary manufacturers to support the varying needs of our business. We are now expanding our scope of business to include the North American market as well as our traditional export market. Our products range from Structural components for 2x4 housing, to remanufactured products for DIY markets through to a wide variety of Western Red Cedar products. Whether a structural component or a finished building material, we can accommodate a wide variety of species, grades and profiles. We are also able to provide FSC® and PEFC certified products upon request. Please let know about your requirements and we will do our best to find the right products for your project.

Our shipping team are logistic experts with experience in both the export and domestic markets. We work to help you get you what you need, where you need it, on time! Our mission is to source and supply the products you need at a competitive price and just in time!

  • Variety of Canadian forest products
  • Competitive price
  • Accumulate multiple packages to ship together
  • Solid and quality supply
  • Timely shipping
  • Long term and reliable relationships with customers and business partners


British Columbia has some of the highest standards of sustainable forest management in the world. Channel-ex Trading Corporation supports sustainable forestry and through third-party certified programs (the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)) we ensure that the products we offer to our customers around the world are derived from sustainably managed forests.

We implement training to improve the knowledge, procedure, practice of sustainable forestry management among our teams and support forestry research, science, and technology. We believe that promoting wood products for building has environmental benefits and will generate sustainable future.

Core Values

1We manage ourselves with integrity
2We respect our customers, business partners and our employees and build long-term relationships
3We dedicate ourselves to providing the best service possible
4We embrace challenges to keep improving ourselves

Our Team

Jeffrey Pearce

General Manager

Jeff has a long history working in the export market selling a variety of commodity and specialty items. He is an avid sports fan and supports the Whitecaps and Canucks in the local market. 

Rod Sims

North American Sales Manager

Rod has been in the Lumber business for over 3 decades and has been trading industrial and commodity lumber products in Canada, The US and also Export. Rods' interests include competitive racquetball, almost all music....especially classic Rock and has traveled extensively.

Dylan Shen

North America and Asia Sales

Dylan graduated from the University of British Columbia in the wood products processing program and joined us in 2016. He enjoys playing basketball and finding new places for dining out!

Ben Rusuisiak

North American Specialty Wood Products

Ben is passionate about trees & wood products, and interested in promoting wood to be utilized more to enhance our everyday lives. He has a 20 yr industry experience combined with a unique 7 year scientific sabbatical that can be applied to sustainability and environmental/biological enhancement.

Certifications & Memberships

Channel-ex Corporation is Chain of Custody certified under the PEFC and FSC® programs. We're also a proud member of the BC Wood Specialties Group.

At Channel-ex corporation, we aim to provide you with the materials that exceed your expectations!


Suite970 - 355 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
V6C 2G8

P: 604-416-1450
F: 604-416-1451
E: info@channel-ex.com