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

U.P. State Fairgrounds, Escanaba MI

September 7-9, 2023

Industry News

5 January 2023

From the President's Desk

“Knowledge; The Tool of Choice for Proactive Leadership” It is an honor to serve as the president of the GLTPA. I’ve been a board member for many years, and it’s been a privilege to work with Henry and the staff at GLTPA.

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5 January 2023

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Greetings, Happy New Year and all the best for a healthy and prosperous 2023! Change will occur in the coming year and the question is, will it be for better or worse? Perhaps a better question is how much change will be driven by fear and how much by necessity?

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5 January 2023

Industry Spotlight

Dedicated to Meeting Your Industry Needs! In the heart of “America’s Dairy Land” in a small town called Rhinelander, you’ll find LMS Equipment. Our Rhinelander community is famous for its connection with the logging industry and the lumber boom of the 19th century.

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5 January 2023

Feature Article

Wisconsin Forestry Center Launches Career Pathway Program to Address Workforce Shortage. By Megan Espe. For Wisconsin residents, the logging and forest products sector is big business. In 10 counties, it’s the No. 1 employer, and it ranks among the top 10 employers in 31 counties.

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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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