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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:

Students begin Mechanized Logging Operations Program

STRATTON - Fifteen students have begun classes in the Mechanized Logging Operations Program (MLOP), which launched its latest three-month hands-on training course June 24 in the woods of Western Maine.   Students enrolled in the community college training program will...

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

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On Wednesday, Speaker of the House Sara Gideon and State Represenative Scott Landry visited the Mechanized Logging Operations Program in Coplin Plantation. Speaker Gideon helped start this program back in 2015 at the Legislature and we couldn’t be more proud to have her visit the program to see what it has become today. The Speaker had a chance to meet all of the students, instructors and even check out the equipment. Thank you Speaker Gideon for supporting Maine’s professional loggers and the next generation of operators. ... See MoreSee Less

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Learn about important issues affecting Maine's logging industry.

Maine Logger and Log Trucker Employment Availability and Wage Analysis Report

Maine is facing a shortage of loggers and log truckers that will grow and could hinder the growth of the $8.5 billion forest products industry in the state if wage growth does not occur, an occupational analysis has concluded.

Maine's Logging Economy

Logging contributes more than $880 million to the Maine economy each year.