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They use their land to grow forests for timber production under their company known as Sierra Pacific Industries which is the largest lumber production company in the USA.


Sierra Pacific Industries owns 14 saw mills across the US. The Emmerson family owns 2.4 million acres of forest land.


According to the land report 100, in 2021 the Emmerson family had titled deed for 2.33 million acres of land. 

Red Emmerson is the patriarch of the family. He started timber products business with his father in 1949. 


The Emmerson family has a net worth of $5.2 billion according to Forbes Magazine.


Sierra Pacific Industries

Sierra Pacific Industries owns trucks and trucking terminals which they use to transport logs, lumber and chips across America. SPI operates 18 sawmills in California, Oregon and Washington. 

Anderson Sawmill

Noti Saw Mill 

Aberdeen Sawmill 

Centralia Sawmill 

Burney Sawmill 

SPI Sonora Trucking Division

SPI Burney Burney, CA

State-of-the-Art Conifer Seedling Nursery 

SPI Lincoln

SPI Shasta Lake Sawmill 

Quincy Sawmill 

Oroville sawmill 

Lincoln Sawmill 

Chinese camp sawmill 

Sonora Sawmill 

Anderson Main Office

In 2022, SPI planted 12.3 million tree seedlings across California. Sierra Pacific Industries plants 7 million trees every year. 

Green Energy 

Sierra Pacific Industries uses wood waste to generate energy through 7 co-generation plants. Together they produce 180 MW of electric power enough to supply 140,000 homes. 

Equipment used by SPI 

  • Portal cranes 
  • carriages 
  • Pick-up Trucks 
  • Trucks 
  • Trailers 
  • Forklifts






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