Georgia offers unparalleled wood resources, processing industries, market access and an extensive network of support services.

Our numbers speak for themselves.

  • $35.9 billion – total impact of the forest industry on Georgia in 2017
  • $970 million in tax revenue generated
  • 53,933 forest industry jobs
  • 207 primary wood product manufacturing facilities in Georgia
  • 1100 secondary mills that further convert wood products into doors, furniture, paper products and other goods
  • 7 straight years of positive job growth
  • #1 in US exports of wood pellets to the world

Georgia is home to:

  • more plantation acres, total timberland acreage and privately-owned timberland acreage than any other state in the US
  • is home to the largest hardwood sawmill in the US and the largest recycled paper mill in North America