Technical Insitutes


Vocational Technical Schools

Help us create careers

By partnering with KWPA, we can help further educate the community about the importance of the wood products industry and the vast opportunities there are for jobs in the industry. One of our main goals is to help improve the available workforce with increased skills relevant to the needs of members and industry in the region. If you offer programs specifically for or related to the forestry or wood products industry, we’d love to have you as a member.

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Why we care so much about our industry

Pennsylvania is #1 in hardwood growing stock. #1 in production of hardwood lumber. #1 in wood product exports.


Pennsylvanians (and growing) contribute to the state's Forest Products Industry Employment, representing over 10% of PA's manufacturing workforce.


Business establishments (and growing) across all 67 counties


Billion direct economic impact


Million acres – almost 60% of PA. PA’s forests are growing at 2-3 times the rate we harvest them. Sustainable harvesting creates healthy forests, improves carbon capture and offers improved wildlife habitat.


Featured Members

A.M. Logging, LLC

A.M. Logging, LLC

Timothy J. Gooch, CPA | Baker Tilly

Timothy J. Gooch, CPA
Baker Tilly

Lewis Lumber Products

Lewis Lumber Products

Metzler Forest Products

Metzler Forest Products

Become A KWPA Member Today!

Become A KWPA Member Today!