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 9-11, 2021

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

Industry News

5 June, 2021

From the President's Desk

Well another spring celebration has come and gone. We had great attendance for the conference even though there were capacity requirements. The Hyatt Regency in Green Bay was a great venue for our vendors and attendees. The exhibitor hall was large enough to have all of our vendors equipment company displays and area for attendees to listen to program speakers all in one large room.

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5 June, 2021

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Hats Off America! - Greetings, Attending an SFI class with Tom Senecal, owner of GT Associates Inc, is an energizing experience as this fellow American is high on life, loves what he does and has deep respect for his country and especially those who gave their lives and time to defend our freedom. Tom typically begins with a few fun remarks and then it gets serious.

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5 June, 2021

Product Showcase

McCOY CONSTRUCTION & FORESTRY As the needs of the logging and forestry community continue to grow, McCoy Construction & Forestry and John Deere are here to provide solutions. Earlier this year, John Deere took the next big step in the logging industry with the introduction of its new six-wheel 768L-II Bogie Skidder. The 768L-II has been described as a “true woodland warrior” that is designed to conquer both wet conditions and steep slope terrain.

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5 June, 2021

Feature Article

Staying Relevant – How Can the Forest Industry Adapt to Changing Markets? 2021 Hamilton Roddis Memorial Lecture Series Presentation By Scott Bowe / Keynote Speaker Wisconsin has a seen may changes in its forest products industry over the past 100+ years. The logging camps of the late 1800’s to the reforestation efforts of the last century to the globalized forest products marketplace of today.

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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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