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When MTE makes the news, either locally or nationally, you’ll find the articles right here. For example, you can find an article in the Green Bay Press Gazette about how the basketball floors used for the NCAA Final Four were made from MTE harvested maple wood, as well as a piece about the aftermath of a 2007 tornado that tore through over 3000 acres of the Menominee forest. Find out more about MTE and our forestry practices in these articles.

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August 9, 2021 Menominee Tribal Enterprises has been featured again in the Green Bay Press-Gazette by Frank Vaisvilas again for the stunning flooring made for the Milwaukee Bucks' basketball court. With the Bucks only losing one game at home during the post-season, many in the Menominee Tribe believe that the Native American blessing performed aft...
August 3, 2021 Menominee Tribal Enterprises was recently featured in an article published by the Green Bay Press Gazette. Frank Vaisvilas writes about MTE's sustainably harvested lumber that lined the floors of the NBA Championship series in Milwaukee. Read the full article here: https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/native-american-is...
June 24, 2021 Menominee Tribal Enterprises was featured in November 2020 by SustainDane, a nonprofit with a focus on positively impacting Dane County's sustainability and wellbeing. Both the president of MTE, Adrian Miller, and the interim Forest Manager, Ron Waukau, were interviewed regarding the devastating wildfires on the West Coast earlier th...
February 2021   Zelazoski Wood Products, Inc. has been producing quality wooden parts since 1924.  We think of ourselves as a custom job shop producing everything from Fishing Lure Bodies and Animal Groomers to Brush and Broom Blocks and Grills Scraper, S4S parts to finished and imprinted parts in any quantity from 1 to 10,000 piece...
October 15, 2020 Menominee Tribal Enterprises was recently featured in the Green Bay Gazette for their sustainable business, forestry, and lifestyle.    "The Menominee Forest, which almost entirely fills Menominee County about 60 miles northwest of Green Bay, is a great example of what a forest should be, according to Darrell Zastrow...
July 2020 Since 1972, our handcrafted wooden toys have captured the hearts of kids and adults alike. From our Little Toys for Little Hands to our selection of Big Trucks for the older kids to the essential Bag-O-Blocks, our classic wooden toys encourage your kids to be creative while being unplugged & engaged. Durable, safe and fun, your chi...
July 15, 2020Menominee Tribe Breaks Ground for New Family and Community Engagement Center (Keshena, WI) –The Menominee Indian Tribe takes another substantial and visible step to demonstrate its commitment to the Tribe’s Mission, Vision, and Values with the start of construction of a new 70,000 square foot Family and Community Engagemen...
The Collins Recital Hall is a brand-new recital hall on UW Madison's campus. The grand opening was on Friday, October 25, 2019. The Collins Recital Hall seats 189 on the main floor (plus 3 wheelchair access) and 104 in the balcony, with an additional three for wheelchair access, to total 299. Warm wooden elements include wooden planking sourced ...
Menominee Tribal Enterprises (MTE) sponsored the Wisconsin Herd basketball game, hosting the Woodland Girls & Boys Club this past July as they celebrated their grand reopening. We pride ourselves on our sustainable forestry practices not only because it maintains our gorgeous Menominee tree species, but because it provides future generations w...
In 2018, MTE won Manufacturer of the Year from the Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce. Shawano Country, located near Green Bay, is home to three Native American tribes — Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, Sockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians and Ho-Chunk Nation. Shawano Country  celebrates and educates on Native Americ...
In 2017, Menominee Tribal Enterprises was honored with Legacy Recognition for 109 years in business. MTE was lauded at the Governor's Conference on Minority Business Development, where Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Secretary and CEO Mark R. Hogan said, speaking to all minority businesses, "You are the backbone of what makes Wisco...
Project Status: COMPLETED Construction Start: March 2017 Completion: October 2018 Project Description and Statistics Welsh-Ryan Arena, the home of Northwestern University’s basketball, volleyball and wrestling teams, underwent a transformation with the help of sustainable lumber from Menominee Tribal Enterprises. The pr...
On Dec. 1st, the Wisconsin Herd played their first game on a newly-constructed court. Using high-quality, sustainably-sourced lumber, MTE Wood provided the necessary resources to construct the Herd's brand-new court floor. MTE has been involved since the very beginning of this project, which marks an ongoing partnership between the Menominee Natio...
Mark is a former Wisconsin Badger and Green Bay Packers player. He and his wife Sarah have placed a substantial order for cabinets made by MTE for their new home. Their visit on October 16th, 2018 included a tour of our forest and our very own mill and millwork division. They will also visit the Boys and Girls Club, and ended their day at the Menom...
Photo credit: Milwaukee Business Journal MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks' upcoming new arena to be opened later in 2018 - yet to be named - will feature flooring pulled straight from the heart of the Menominee Forest: 100% sustainably sourced hard maple wood supplied by Menominee Tribal Enterprises. We're very proud to be the firm foundation ...
MILWAUKEE April 15, 2016 The Menominee Tribal Enterprises and U.S. Forest Service will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony Apr. 20 to celebrate the opening of a new biomass district energy system. The combined heat and power facility will replace aging equipment, improve air quality and reduce operating costs at the facility. The new, high-efficiency ...
MILWAUKEE April 15, 2016 The College of Menominee Nation and the U.S. Forest Service will hold an official memorandum of understanding signing ceremony April 19 to expand collaboration between the two parties. This signing event celebrates the decades-long collaborative working partnership between the College of the Menominee Nation and the Forest...
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