Labor Issues in Trucking Industry

The U.S. trucking industry is effectively needing to replace the entire workforce every year (100% turnover) and new legislation is making it very difficult to attract and retain people. In 2015, the U.S. will have a 250,000 deficit in truck drivers. 

Sustainability in the Paper and Packaging Industry (Video)

Find out from students, professors and recruiters why the paper and packaging industry is always green and always growing. 

Wood: A Better Way to Build (video)

The materials used in this video were developed with support from the USA Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory. This video belongs to the American Forest & Paper Asssociation (AF&PA)

DNR Report: Governor's Forest Products Summit 2013

On Earth Day, April 23, 2013, Governor Rick Snyder called a Forest Products Summit to bring to light the issues and opportunities currently facing the industry. The Governor highlight three questions the industry must address for long-term success: 

Forests of Michigan, 2014

This resource update provides an overview of forest resources in Michigan based on inventories conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the Northern Research Station.