Name change reflects focused business model

April 8, 2024: Portland, ORTrans-Pacific Trading, a Hampton Lumber affiliate company, has changed its name to TRAPA Forest Products effective April 8th, 2024. This change will encompass all of the affiliated offices in Canada, United States, and Japan. This change better reflects the company’s position in the forest industry space, distinguishing itself from a general trading company, and aligning with its core values and vision for the future.

TRAPA Forest Products Ltd., formerly Trans-Pacific Trading Ltd.

TRAPA Forest Products US, formerly Trans-Pacific Trading US

TRAPA Forest Products K.K., formerly Trans-Pacific Trading K.K.

There will be no alterations to the company’s business structure, ownership, accounts, registration numbers, or contact information.

About TRAPA Forest Products                                                                                         

TRAPA Forest Products was established in 1954 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hampton Lumber, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. TRAPA Forest Products is a full-service log and lumber company focused and committed to customer service. Exceptional customer service is measured by our ability to procure different species, grades, sizes and quality of softwood lumber, to ship on time, and provide timely information throughout the transaction. Over the past decade, TRAPA Forest Products has focused its efforts on expanding its supply base and global customer base. Production comes from Hampton’s own nine sawmills, our coastal custom cuts, our partner sawmills and remanufacturing plants, and partner loggers. Today, TRAPA Forest Products is transacting softwood log and lumber business in 20 different countries and continuing to look for new opportunities.

About Hampton Lumber 

Hampton Lumber is a fourth-generation, family-owned company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. With over 80 years in the sawmill business, Hampton operates sawmills in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia and markets wood products all over the world. Hampton also manages a wholesale and lumber export division and numerous reload and remanufacturing facilities throughout the U.S. All of Hampton’s forestlands are certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), an independent, non-profit organization that promotes sustainable forest management. SFI certified forests play an important role in water conservation, wildlife habitat, and climate solutions.