Sponsors — 2013 Small Log Conference

High ROI. Market leadership. A Small Log Conference sponsorship packs a considerable punch for savvy forest product companies. This is no mere event sponsorship as sponsors enjoy advertising and brand exposure across all of Forest Business Network’s marketing channels – email exposure to 10,000 loyal newsletter subscribers, two different websites, press releases, and the event itself.

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Gold Sponsors

HewSaw North America





HewSaw has been a valuable sponsor and supporter of the Small Log Conference since the beginning. As in past years, HewSaw helps support our core content: the key issues surrounding small diameter timber and woody biomass.


HewSaw North America








USDA Forest Service – Technology Marketing Unit (TMU), Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin has worked with countless forest-dependent communities and forest products firms to improve forest products utilization efficiency, develop value-added forest products, pursue new markets, and use the byproducts of forest fuel reduction projects in an effort to sustain our Nation’s forests.


Montana World Trade Center




Montana World Trade Center (MWTC) supports our focus on wood exports and international forest product markets. In addition to helping shape content for the event discussions, MWTC is also working with Forest Business Network to bring a foreign buyer’s delegation to the Conference, and will help produce a four-part international markets webinar series leading up to the event.


Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance




Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) is leading the USDA’s charge to create a viable aviation biofuels industry in the Pacific Northwest. Forest Business Network is a proud media partner with NARA and will work with the alliance to bring information to Conference attendees about the progress of the five-year effort so far.


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Rawlings Manufacturing is a longtime supporter of the Small Log Conference. The company makes wood hog/waste wood grinders with rotors that have the highest mass moment inertia in the industry, among other industry-leading qualities.


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Rawlings Industrial, also a longtime Small Log Conference supporter, is the foremost leading builder of sawmills, chip mills, planer mills, and pellet mills in the United States.

Silver Sponsors

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Comact, a North American leader in the deisgn and manufacture of sawmill equipment for the lumber industry, returns as a sponsor and supporter of the Conference.


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The Conservation Fund started in 1985 as a smart solution to an old problem: how to balance environmental and economic goals. It has saved more than 7 million acres of land in all 50 states. It’s ShadeFund provides small loans for sustainable forestry and forest product businesses across America.

Bronze Sponsors

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The Montana Energy Promotion and Development Division is the front-line for state support for energy development in Montana and its staff is poised to assist in all aspects of potential energy projects, both energy production facilities and the supportive energy delivery infrastructure.

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USNR is no stranger to the Small Log Conference, having been a friend and supporter in years past. The company is a world leader in sawmill equipment supplies, from single machines to complete turnkey solutions for wood precessors in the plywood and panel, solid wood, and engineered wood sectors.

2013 Small Log Conference - Bronze Sponsor




Western States Cat serves many different industries, including forestry, with quality Caterpillar sales, rentals and service. Western States has 13 branches, 12 truck shops and 11 rental stores in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana and Wyoming. Western States and Caterpillar will have some machines on display outside the Coeur d’Alene Resort during the Small Log Conference


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Montana State University Extension Forestry is committed to providing landowners, the forest products industry, conservation groups, communities and policy makers with both science based and experiential information that is practical, applicable and forward looking to help maintain and improve thriving communities and viable natural resources conservation practices.