Industry - Lumber Heritage Region


Jobs that will last

There are hundreds of job categories in the timber and forest products industry, in both the public and private sectors. Let us introduce them.

Making an impact

About 66,000 Pennsylvanians make their livelihood in forestry, logging and manufacturing lumber, paper and secondary wood products such as veneer, flooring, furniture, cabinetry and other secondary wood products. This accounts for about 10% of the manufacturing jobs in Pennsylvania.

Every facet of the Lumber Industry is an important part of the LHR. It is our mission to celebrate the past, present, and future of the industry. This section will be used to share the success stories of the industry as well as to direct you to the resources available for gathering information.

Our hope is that whether you’re an industry leader looking for resources or someone wanting to find more information about employment in the industry, you’ll find our website helpful in doing so. The Lumber industry is crucial to the economic development of our region.