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 February, 2019

From the President's Desk

Last month I wrote that GLTPA is organizing a new region 7 which will encompass the entire Lower Peninsula of Michigan. Previously all lower Michigan members were included in Region 6. This is being done to help the GLTPA grow its membership, gain political strength and provide additional representation for the needs of our forest products industry.

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6 February, 2019

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Since publishing the November issue of TPA's "Greetings" article, some thought-provoking comments have come forward. One of the questions asked in the article was if GLTPA were to provide data regarding market trends, would anyone use the data to help prepare their business for success? The answer, much to my surprise was predominantly "no".

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6 February, 2019

Michigan Legislative Update

Dozen of legislators celebrated the 2018 Lame Duck session by hanging their own ornament on a $379.5 million General Fund Christmas Tree spending bill. The bill retained most of Governor Rick Snyder's original requests, but legislators added some $200 million in special legislative projects for their districts.

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6 February, 2019

Wisconsin Legislative Update

Tony Evers says he'll ask state AG to change 'stance' on Obamacare legal challenge

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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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