About The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association

The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA) has provided proven leadership in the Lake States Forest products industry for over 70 years. GLTPA is a non-profit organization proud to represent members in Michigan and Wisconsin and is committed to leading Forest Products Industry in sustainable forest management.

Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo

U.P. State Fairgrounds, Escanaba, MI

September 10-12, 2020

Admission - $10 per person, valid for all 3 days of the show

Industry News

6 September, 2019

From the President's Desk

As you read this article the 2019 Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo in Escanaba MI will be just underway with this years show promising to be one of the best in recent years.

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6 September, 2019

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Having potential simply means that you possess talents and abilities that you are not applying. I hate to sound like a broken record, but I will anyway. GLTPA has been engaged in several local road issues, and I can assure you they are not getting less in number.

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6 September, 2019

Michigan Legislative Update

The Michigan Legislature is slated to come back into session at the end of August for what is shaping up to be a busy September, and busy behind-the-scenes leading up to then as legislative leaders and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer begin negotiations on next years state budget set to take effect on October 1.

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6 September, 2019

Wisconsin Legislative Update

There were several heated exchanges recently between the Evers Administration/Legislative Democrats and Republican members of the Legislature over funding that was approved by the Legislature and signed into law by Governor Tony Evers but not yet appropriated by the Legislature.

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The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA)

Provides proven leadership in the Lake States Forest products industry for over 70 years. GLTPA is a non-profit organization proud to represent members in Michigan and Wisconsin and is committed to leading Forest Products Industry in sustainable forest management.

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