Plum Creek Timber Company is the largest and most geographically diverse private landowner in the nation, with more than 8 million acres in major timber-producing regions of the United States. It produces lumber, plywood and medium density fiberboard in 10 wood products manufacturing facilities in the Northwest United States. Plum Creek employs more than 2,000 people in nearly 20 states. The company has expertise in forest management, wood fiber merchandising, land management, environmental stewardship and habitat conservation. Plum Creek is a real estate investment trust. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PCL. It is also listed on the Pacific Stock Exchange and is part of the S&P 500 and Russell 1000 indexes.