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Midwest Timber Exports is a company that specializes in the export of US hardwood logs for both domestic and international markets.  We are not intermediaries or brokers, but a primary source production and export timber company that offer a complete solution to our customers. We provide a range of services, including in house debarking, fumigation, waxing, log plating, and phytosanitary inspections. Our team is experienced in container loading, ensuring that all of our shipments are properly packed and secured for safe transport.  We are committed to providing high-quality products and services to our clients and strive to be a reliable partner in the timber industry.


Midwest Timber Exports is a fifth-generation sustainable forestry company. With a proud history spanning over 125 years, the Crenshaw family has provided forestry solutions since the late 1800s. Today, Midwest Timber Exports continues that legacy, headquartered in the Midwest and owned and operated by Joe Crenshaw.

Members of:

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American Hardwood Export Council

American Loggers Council

US Department of Agriculture

Missouri Forest Products Association

Missouri Department of Agriculture

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Illinois Department of Agriculture

Illinois Forestry Association

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