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 75 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

RESCH Expo Complex, Green Bay, WI

September 8-10, 2022

Pre-registration for Admission - $10 per person, valid for all 3 days of the show
Admission at the show - $15 per person, valid for all 3 days of the show

Industry News

5 July 2022

From the President's Desk

Happy Fourth of July Everyone! I hope all of you celebrated Independence Day with family, friends and the great outdoors. Even though we are in some particularly challenging economic times, we still live in the greatest country in the world. Speaking of challenging times, the logging and trucking industry is in uncharted territory.

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5 July 2022

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Greetings, First, a little addition to the June Greetings message. The June article was asking why it is acceptable to clearcut forests in the name of going green verses clearcuts in the past to provide forest products which were then and are still generally condemned in the court of public opinion.

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5 July 2022

Product Showcase

PONSSE SCORPION GIANT: SWIFT, YET SURPRISINGLY BIG IN POWER, THE NEW PONSSE SCORPION GIANT HAS WHAT IT TAKES TO FIND NEW OPPORTUNITIES TO EFFICIENT HARVESTING.

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5 July 2022

Feature Article

Michigan & Wisconsin State Forests. Conservation was not a popular idea on the Great Lakes and northern Wisconsin frontier. Early settlers recognized the monetary values of our forest for jobs, lumber, agricultural land, and as part of the tax base.

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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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