We all want to thank Henry Schienebeck and his team at the Great Lakes Timber Professional Association for the outstanding event at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
The event attracted many people from the Great Lake States involved in the logging, forestry, pulp, paper and supporting industries. We especially want to thank Henry Allen, Jason Bauknecht and Representative Thomas P. Tiffany Representing the 7th, so District of Wisconsin along with Representative Bruce Westerman and Brandon Miller Professional Staff, House Natural Resources Committee from Washington D.C.
The forest products industry in Wisconsin provides more than 64,000 full and part-time jobs and has a total industry output of $24.5 billion and value-added $7.1 Billion. Combining direct, indirect, and induced effect, the industry contributes over 140,000 jobs with an annual gross output of $38 Billion.