Forest Products Industry Overview
Michigan's 20 million acres of forest land support a diverse industry and some of the best hard maple and red oak timber in the world. The state's forest products industry is comprised of:
- More than 800 logging and trucking firms.
- About 300 primary manufacturer – sawmills, veneer mills, pulp and paper mills, and engineered board manufacturers.
- More than 1,000 secondary manufacturers – companies that use lumber or products made by a primary manufacturer to make finished goods.
These forest products industry pages serve to connect logging, trucking firms, mills and manufacturers and provide resources that may help grow their business.