forestlandsFor over a century the name Weyerhaeuser has been synonymous with timber in the Northwest. Since 1900 the Weyerhaueser company has been managing and harvesting timber for construction and cellulose fiber products throughout the Pacific Northwest. Now, Seattle-based Plum Creek timber company is merging with Weyerhaeuser to create the world’s premier timber, land and forest products company. With a focus on sustainability, the combined company, bearing the legendary Weyerhaeuser name, will manage and harvest more than 13 million acres of working forests across the nation. Read more in The Seattle Times and the Puget Sound Business Journal. 

Washington State is home to many business legends like Nordstrom, Filson, Weyerhaeuser, Costco, Microsoft and Amazon. Companies that were founded with our pioneering spirit and culture of collaboration have set the standard in their industries, adapted to changing economies, met their customers’ needs and brought innovation to the marketplace. Washington State has proved to be a great place to start a business that will become a world-renowned legend.