Plum Creek is one of the largest private timberland owners in the nation. The companies primary business is to actively manage its timberlands to capture the most value from every acre it owns. That means owning timberlands in robust markets, making prudent investments in the growth of its timberland assets and harvesting trees at the best economically mature point. Plum Creek manages timberlands following sustainable forestry practices, and sells timber or logs to customers throughout the United States. Its customers manufacture a variety of wood, pulp and paper products that serve the everyday needs of people worldwide. By acquiring attractive timberlands and using advanced silviculture practices, it improves the productivity of our forests, which adds to our timber inventory. Plum Creek is a Real Estate Investment Trust. Investing in a timber REIT is an ideal way to own timberlands. The company is the first and largest publicly-held timber REIT.