Under its tradename, SPF Precut Lumber, the company would evolve into one of Western Canada's largest exporters of pallet stock and Canadian dimension lumber to the United States, Middle East, Far East, Southeast Asia, and Europe. With such a widespread global presence, SPF Precut Lumber has a reputation for its on-time delivery of on-grade lumber at competitive prices to the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
Pacific Prince Investments Inc. was founded in 1990 by the husband-and-wife team of Mr. Muhammad Amir and the late Ms. Shaheen Zafar in North Vancouver, B.C..
SPF Precut Lumber has been recognized in various publications including BCBusiness, Business Without Borders, The Vancouver Sun, Canadian Wood Products Magazine, and Canadian Immigrant. SPF Precut Lumber is notably a rare, multiple-year winner of the BC Export Award, capturing the award in 2008 and 2010. At the 2011 BC Export Awards, BC Premier Christy Clark recognized SPF Precut Lumber as “making a difference in people’s lives” by being “one of the largest exporters of pallet stock and Canadian dimension lumber”. In addition, SPF Precut Lumber was honoured on the national stage for its widespread international business success as a finalist in the “Leadership in International Trade – Asia-Pacific” award category at the inaugural 2011 HSBC International Business Awards, held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Most recently, SPF Precut Lumber President, Muhammad Amir, was selected as a finalist for the prestigious 2011 Ernst and Young 'Entrepreneur of the Year' award.