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.

 

Major Sponsor of the Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment EXPO

Contact GLTPA at 715-304-2861 for more information on the 2024 EXPO!  Or email: info@gltpa.org

Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo

Resch Center Complex, Green Bay, WI

September 5-7, 2024

Industry News

5 June 2024

From the President's Desk

A Time to Celebrate! I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to the staff at GLTPA for their tireless efforts in making the Spring Celebration a resounding success. The meticulous planning and adjustments that went into the event at the Island Resort and Casino in April were truly commendable. Personally, I found the line-up of speakers to be the most thought-provoking I've ever witnessed. Your hard work is truly appreciated!

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5 June 2024

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Greetings, Although disheartening, Billerud’s announcement not to proceed with a billion-dollar expansion should come as no surprise. As stated by Billerud President and CEO Ivar Vatne, “After in-depth feasibility studies, evaluations, and supplier discussions, we have concluded that the projected return on investment is not sufficiently attractive to proceed with the conversion of Escanaba to cartonboard production.”

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5 June 2024

Product Showcase

John Deere’s TimberMatic Maps and TimberManager Technology has had a Lasting Impact on how Business is done in the Great Lakes Region and Beyond. The technology has revolutionized how loggers plan, implement, and monitor their operations. The map-based production-planning and -tracking system has allowed contractors and operators to share real-time production and location information, helping take the guesswork out of decision-making.

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5 June 2024

Timber Professionals Cooperative

It’s been nearly 3 years since the Timber Professionals Cooperative (TPC) was formed and it’s been, in many ways, a pioneer looking into different opportunities to better serve the forest products industry. You may be familiar with the reason the TPC was formed, shortly after the mills in WI Rapids and Duluth were shuttered indefinitely, but it’s been hard to put into words what all has transpired since. And from the outside, it might seem that nothing has transpired at all.

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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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