Today Alaska’s timber industry is focusing on value-added products made in Alaska with locally grown wood.
Across the country, more than 6,000 companies have ESOPs, while Alaska has approximately 24, comparable to states with similar populations. But local experts except that number to grow with generational turnover.
Concrete structures can last a lifetime or, in the case of the Roman Pantheon and Colosseum, outlast the culture that built them. Despite its staying power, manufacturers and mix-designers are always looking for ways to improve concrete for enhanced performance and environmental sustainability.