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A Human Approach to Business Support for the Timber Industry

Timber Products Manufacturers (TPM) Association provides members with outsourced support for a budget-friendly flat rate fee.


TPM Association
A Budget Friendly Solution

By joining TPM’s membership program, companies can gain the assurance that their HR processes are compliant with all applicable employment laws and regulations, while also benefitting from comprehensive support for their employee benefit programs, safety services, and human resources.

With access to our full range of services, members can rest assured that their HR department is running efficiently and effectively with safety in mind.

What Membership Means for Your Company

  • Assurance of HR process compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  • Comprehensive support for employee benefit programs, safety services, and human resources.
  • Access to a full range of services to ensure an efficient and effective HR department with safety in mind.

Navigate Complexities & Reduce Uncertainty


Comprehensive Health
Plan Packages

Members are eligible for access to health plan packages. TPM Health Plan benefits can include medical, dental, vision, short-term disability and life insurance.

An employee assistance program is also available to help navigate everyday challenges.

Employment Law

  • Employee handbooks
  • Education
  • Policy reviews
  • One-on-one consultations

Human Resources

  • Management training
  • Wage surveys
  • Regulatory updates
  • Human resources audits

Safety Services

  • On-site safety assessments
  • Training – Forklift, CPR & First Aid, LOTO, etc.
  • Industrial hygiene services
  • Hot work permits

Employee Health Plans

  • Access a premier national network of physicians and facilities
  • Premera Blue Cross for WA, ID, and WY
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MT for MT
  • Cigna for OR
  • Delta Dental
  • VSP Care for Vision

Other TPM Programs

Avoid Complex Employee
and Legal Issues

Every day, companies in the timber and wood products industry face complex employee and legal issues. By joining TPM this allows a company to provide their staff with access to affordable human resource or legal assistance.

TPM is a trusted partner that provides consistent, stable, and predictable year-round support in these areas without the cost of hiring high-ticket consultants and firms.

What TPM Offers Your Company

  • All-inclusive support for a flat fee
  • Human support – no phone trees or tickets
  • Full-time advocate
  • Predictable and consistent costs
  • Mitigate fines / Avoid lawsuits / Crisis support
  • Preventative support / Top tier training

Getting Started with TPM

Fill out an Application

Fill out the TPM New Member Application and submit it for review.

Application Review

The TPM Board of Directors reviews your application for approval.

New Member Onboarding

After approval, a TPM representative will conduct an onsite visit and walk you through everything that is available to you as a member.

What TPM Members are Saying

“The exceptional team at TPM is truly committed and supportive of their client members. This is an organization where everyone knows your name, and their mission supports the well-being of your business and your employees.”
Kristen Heck
Owner, LC Staffing
“As an Operations Manager, the most important part of my job is to make sure our employees are getting what they need out of their job, whether that is benefits, training, knowledge, or something else. TPM has been a great go-to resource to meet these needs. Knowing that there’s a range of services available is more helpful than any one specific thing.”
Jessica Taylor
Operations Manager


TPM understands the
employee and compliance
challenges timber
industry businesses face

Timber Products Manufacturers (TPM) Association is a non-profit employer association that’s been helping companies in the timber and wood products industry since 1916.

When you join the TPM Association, you gain the advantage of operating with the efficiency of a large business without the burdensome overhead. This cost-effective approach has the potential to save a significant amount of money each year and also enables smaller companies to attract, develop, and retain a quality workforce. It’s a great opportunity for businesses of all sizes to thrive and succeed.

TPM is your rock to lean on when it comes to employment law, human resources, safety services, and employee benefits in the timber industry.

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Build a strong and compliant workforce
environment without the overhead costs.

By joining the TPM Association, companies gain assistance without adding further overhead, thus saving thousands annually and fostering a skilled workforce. Membership is a great opportunity for companies to have a partner who can assist in the most difficult situations.

As a member, there are opportunities to get involved in the type of services offered to members this allows potential members to take ownership of the type of services that can be provided.

When you partner with TPM you are never alone, worrying about navigating the complexities of employment law, regulations, HR, and everything else not related to the work you do best.