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 June 2022

From the President's Desk

As we went through the month of May, the weather was very unpredictable. In the beginning we had cold weather and then had almost record warm temperatures. This spring’s weather seemed as volatile as the current state of our economy. I am generally a very positive person, but where do I begin? At the time of writing this article, gas prices have reached a record high in the history of our country and continue to break the record from the day before with no end in sight.

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5 June 2022

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Greetings, Another forest bites the dust as the saying goes and it will remain treeless. Apparently, clearcutting is socially acceptable if it’s for the right cause or investors. Pictures within this article represent a huge clearcut soon to be the home of hundreds of solar panels. More and more GLTPA is made aware of similar sites, and we have visited areas where thousands of acres have or are being cleared under the guise of “Going Green”.

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5 June 2022

Product Showcase

Color Me Yellow: John Deere Construction Equipment Boosts Forestry Industry, Too. 544 P-Tier Wheel Loader perfect machine for Mill Yards. Green is typically associated with John Deere’s trek into the woods. However, John Deere’s yellow-colored, construction equipment can also provide a boost for the forestry industry. Take for instance John Deere’s line of wheel loaders.

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5 June 2022

Feature Article

The GLTPA Spring Celebration - The weather was wet and chilly, with windshield wipers working coming and going on April 13th at the Spring Celebration. But it was warm and pleasant in the Island Resort & Casino. The conversations were good, old friendships were kept current, and there were speakers and vendors to help those in the timber industry be more successful.

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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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