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OHC Acquires Woods Unlimited in San Leandro, CA, Expanding Customer Reach with Apitong Trailer Flooring
Overseas Hardwoods Company (OHC), an importer and distributor of High-Performance Lumber Products since 1967, for the transportation, outdoor living, millwork, and marine industries, has acquired Woods Unlimited (Oakland, CA), a hardwood importer and distributor of transportation flooring and components. “We are thrilled to join forces with Woods Unlimited and…
Fontaine Trailer presents the Fontaine Trailer Supply Partner Excellence Award to Overseas Hardwoods Company (OHC). This is the first ever award for Fontaine to present to a vendor. OHC is a supplier of imported High Performance Lumber Products, including the Apitong that Fontaine installs on their platform trailers….
“God made the Apitong tree just for trailer bed flooring.” And that’s how Overseas Hardwoods Company began! Overseas Hardwoods Company has imported and manufactured hardwood lumber for over 50 years. Now run by the 3rd generation of Robinsons, OHC continues to grow and serve more of our customers’…
Dear Customers, During this unprecedented time, OHC wishes good health and safe keeping to all. We are proud to see Americans coming together with a common goal to combat this virus and thwart its adverse effects on our economy. During past times of war and economic upheaval, Americans…
Dear Customers, Overseas Hardwoods Company (OHC) is closely monitoring the impact and progression ofCOVID-19 (Coronavirus) and are adhering to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as, the World Health Organization (WHO). As always, our primary concern is the health and safety of…
Ever wonder why office buildings have fountains in their mezzanine? Or, why Google and Amazon are building futuristic greenhouses? The answer is more than just fancy job perks, it’s actually scientific. Companies today have a greater understanding of the need for Biophilic design. Biophilia suggests that humans possess…
Ask any American what he or she learned about Christopher Columbus’ arrival at the Americas and you’ll likely hear two things. First, in the year of 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Second, his three ships were the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. The names of…
We personally select
our lumber and suppliers.
Our team travels to Brazil every quarter and has developed personal relationships with our suppliers to ensure that OHC only buys from mills that follow responsible and legal harvesting practices. Our routine trips enable OHC to buy at the right times and the best possible prices.
We control overseas
packaging and shipping.
OHC dictates how our suppliers package and ship hardwood decking to us. We also unload and inspect our own container shipments to avoid damage caused by port facilities. Our highly trained teams inspect every shipment to verify quantity, grade and quality meet our exacting standards.
You design it.
We can manufacture it.
OHC manufactures custom, high performance products in our own manufacturing facilities. We use Woods and Leadermac moulders, specialty trim and rip saws, table shapers, sanders and routers. OHC can machine hardwoods for almost any commercial or residential application imaginable.
Jimmy Cowart is a US Navy veteran, great-grandfather and ordained minister. He enjoys woodworking, cooking, and creative projects. He’s involved in Santa outreach and Road Riders for Jesus motorcycle ministries.
In his over three decade career in wholesale lumber business, Roger has held many positions from mill operator to truck driver to mill foreman and now sales. Aside from vacationing with his wife and two children, he can also be found hunting or fishing in the great outdoors.