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What are some companies that harvest trees?

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Weyerhaeuser and Plum Creek Timber Company are some companies that harvest trees. Both companies operate in North America and trade on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Weyerhaeuser, one of the largest timberland owners in the world, harvests timber on over 20 million acres of timberland in the United States and Canada, as of 2015. The company has three divisions, focused on renewable timber harvesting, manufacturing and distributing wood building materials, and pulp product research and development.

Plum Creek Timber Company is another major private landowner in the United States and owns over 6 million acres. The company operates five wood product processing facilities in the Northwest, which produce softwood products for domestic lumber retailers.

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