Forest Products Industry Overview

Logs in a tall pileMichigan'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.

Primary Mill Survey Report