Founded in 1926, Rayonier Incorporated is one of the leading international forest product companies that provides timber and fiber products, as well as deals in real estate business throughout the United States. The company owns and manages more than 2 million acres of timber and land in the United States and New Zealand. It sells timber for use in a variety of markets, including pulp, paper, lumber and other wood products. The company deals with various hardwoods that include species of oak, gum, ash, sweet gum, red maple and cypress. Rayonier Incorporated employs more than 1,500 employees and is a recipient of the U.S. State Department Award for Corporate Excellence. It has offices worldwide and maintains one of its locations in Hoquiam, Wash.