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 5-7, 2019

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

Industry News

6 April, 2019

From the President's Desk

As I write this in the middle of March, both county and state road restrictions have been implemented over the last couple of days. There is still lots of snow on the ground and with no extreme warm-up in the forecast, we'll see how long spring breakup lasts.

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6 April, 2019

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Saturday afternoon February 24th, 2019 GLTPA received a call from board member, Tim Lee, informing us that a major truck route bridge had a weight limit of 40 tons placed on it the previous afternoon. Following the call, an email was immediately sent to WI DOT officials.

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6 April, 2019

Michigan Legislative Update

Governor Whitmer's budget calls for increasing the gas tax by 45 cents under a three-part phase- in starting October 1 of this year and ending October 1, 2020 that would raise about $2.5 billion in new annual revenue for roads which will be deposited into a new Fixing Michigan Roads Fund and allocated to the most highly traveled and commercially important roads at both the state and local levels.

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6 April, 2019

Wisconsin Legislative Update

Highway funding marks a rare budget area where Republicans and Democrats could find agreement, but already Gov. Tony Evers' highway plans face serious trouble.

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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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