That is the forest products industry in the Southern U.S. Pretty impressive statistics, to say the least. It is easy to see why the region is commonly referred to as the wood basket of the world. It takes the skill and expertise of many dedicated natural resource professionals to ensure the forest products industry is well-equipped to meet the world’s demand for wood fiber and forest-based manufactured goods.
The Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety (THATS) Foundation has partnered with Safety Meeting App to provide FRA members with a convenient mobile safety resource: the THATS Safety Meeting App.
Truck weight limits are a frequent topic of policy debates in the forest industry. All too often, the discussion is devoid of facts and analysis and full of emotional appeals. The industry asserts that moving loaded trucks onto the Interstate Highway System will be safer and more efficient.
During the pandemic, the demand for printing and writing paper dropped significantly. As a direct result, several paper mills in the Lake State Region shut down temporarily or permanently.
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