207-688-8195 Professional Logging Contractors of Maine

Since 1995, the PLC has been the voice of Maine’s logging industry

The PLC is Maine’s only trade organization which exists to give independent logging contractors a voice in the rapidly changing forest industry.

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Logging News:

NEW PLC VIDEO! Maine’s Professional Loggers: The Root of Maine’s Forest Economy

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PLC of Maine - Professional Loggers

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Find a Professional Logger

Find a Professional Logging Contractor who will do a Professional job: 

  • Many of our contractors are Master Loggers   MLC logo
  • All of our contractors have safety plans
  • All of our contractors are fully insured

Become a Member of the PLC

Learn what the benefits of membership are:

  • Product & Services DiscountsALC Membersh
  • Safety Training & Materials



Mechanized Logging Operations Program


Check out our new video!

  • Next class starting June 24, 2019 in Stratton!
  • 12 week certificate program
  • A partnership between PLC, Maine Community Colleges, and industry



Maine's Logging Economy

A study of the economic impact of professional logging in Maine reveals the industry:

  • Creates $882 million in economic impact
  • Creates more than 7,300 jobs

Best of 2019 - Award Winners

  • PLC Logger of the Year Award:  Kimball and Sons Logging of Poland
  • PLC Impact Awards: Maine State Reps. Nathan Wadsworth of Hiram and Michelle Dunphy of Old Town
  • PLC Community Service Award: Scott Hanington of Wytopitlock
  • Acadia Insurance Safety Award: Chopper One Inc. of Eagle Lake
  • PLC Supporting Member Award: Acadia Insurance
  • PLC President’s Award: Melanie Campbell (Cross Insurance)

Log-A-Load for Kids

Learn what the PLC does for Maine Kids and the Childrens Miracle Network:

  • PLC Annual Auction - raised over $46,000 on May 4, 2018
  • Annual Golf Tournament- raised $72,000 Sept. 21, 2018
  • More than $122,000 raised for 2018!


Learn what the PLC does for the Maine logging industry in Augusta and Washington D.C. :

News From the Woods

Learn what is happening in the Maine logging industry and how it:

  • Creates jobs
  • Improves forest health
  • Supports the rural Maine economy

Cover photo by Kyle Haley Photography- 2019