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 December, 2018

From the President's Desk

As this year comes to a close, that means my term as your president is also ending. It seems like we are battling the same issues that we were at the beginning of my term and when I was president in 2008. We are still struggling with the issue of our trucks being over weight going into the mills.

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6 December, 2018

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Today's consumers demand an overabundant supply of products and consumable goods. Many of those products such as paper, building material and energy come from sustainably managed forests with the on-ground work being performed by SFI trained and Master Loggers.

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6 December, 2018

Michigan Legislative Update

As you walk around the Capitol area you will see signs for the Michigan Association of Chiropractors, The Country Road Association, the Michigan Manufacturers Association, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the Small business Association of Michigan, the UAW, the Corrections Officers Association and many other advocacy group offices as Lansing is the center of government and the Legislature in Michigan.

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6 December, 2018

Wisconsin Legislative Update

Statement on Election from Gov. Walker

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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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