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Pendleton Woolen Mills, Inc.
220 NW Broadway, PO Box 3030
Portland, OR 97208-3030
(503) 226-4801
(877) 996-6599


Pendleton is a privately held, sixth-generation family-owned business.


1863: Thomas Kay, an English weaver, began making woolen products in Oregon.
1876: Marriage of Kay's daughter Fannie to C.P. Bishop combines experience in both woolen manufacturing and specialty retailing.
1909: New mill in Pendleton, Oregon, still in operation today.
1912: Company acquires weaving mill in Washougal, Washington, still in operation today.


President/Chief Executive Officer
John Bishop

Exec. VP Merchandising & Design
Peter Bishop

Exec. VP of Operations
Annetta Young

Exec. VP of Sales and Marketing
Bob Christnacht

Chief Financial Officer
Matthew Whipple

Chairman of the Board
C.M. (Mort) Bishop


Pendleton products are available at traditional specialty stores, department stores, over 50 Pendleton stores in the United States, Pendleton catalogs and Internet at Pendleton products are also sold in Europe, Japan, Canada and Australia.

Senior Account Manager
Kevin Taylor, ph 503-535-5726

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Europe Senior Account Manager
Laura Verdugo
ph 503-535-5567

Europe, Great Britain, Italy, Spain,
Portugal, Switzerland, France,
Netherlands, Germany, Austria,
Scandanavia, Finland, Baltics
Options, Joe Sharpe
ph +44-20-7609-9889


Pendleton owns and operates six operational facilities.

Pendleton Woolen Mill
Washougal, Washington
Mill built in 1910
Weaves blankets and fabrics for apparel, home, upholstery products
Store located at mill site

Pendleton Woolen Mill
Pendleton, Oregon
Mill built in 1895
Weaves all jacquard blankets and fabric for apparel
Store located at mill site

Columbia Wool
Portland, Oregon

Pendleton Distribution Center
Bellevue, Nebraska

Pendleton Distribution Center
Portland, Oregon

Pendleton Corporate Headquarters
Portland, Oregon

Additionally, the company owns and operates more than 38 Pendleton stores across the United States.


The foundation of Pendleton Woolen Mills, Inc. is its vertical manufacturing—controlling wool manufacturing from wool purchase to finished product. Wool processing occurs in Pendleton-owned mills.