The timber industry continues to have a lasting impact on growth and business in Lufkin; its local annual economic impact is $32.5 billion. This year, Angelina Forest Products opened a $100 million sawmill that will contribute $52 million to the Texas economy, and create 100 jobs. Overseas Hardwood and Sterling Lumber Company announced relocations to Lufkin as well. Combined, the three companies will create approximately 300 area jobs.
Forestry contributes $32.5 billion in economic activity, 144,500 jobs, and $8.4 billion in labor income to the Texas economy.
- Angelina Forest Products, LLC
- Georgia Pacific
- Overseas Hardwood
- Sterling Lumber Company