GP is proud to join with other American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA) members in promoting the value of our products and our industry during the 58th annual National Forest Products Week.
Here are some key facts to know about our industry:
- We are part of one of the largest manufacturing sectors in America with approximately 950,000 employees at facilities in rural and urban communities
- These hard-working men and women make the products that continue to meet the evolving needs of people across the country and around the world
- Our industry accounts for approximately four percent of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP, manufactures over $200 billion in products annually
- Forest products companies have a combined payroll of approximately $50 billion annually
Our focus on sustainably making the forest products the world wants and needs is core to who we are – watch this to learn more.