Today on Timber Trades Journal Online
Government plans to boost the housing industry outlined in the Queen’s Speech offer growth potential for the UK joinery industry, according to the British Woodworking Federation (BWF).Read more
Some UK plywood suppliers and retailers are risking falling foul of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), according to new testing figures from BM TRADA.
Lathams reports annual profit rise
Timber importer and distributor James Latham plc has announced a £1.4m increase in group pre-tax profits to £10.1m for the financial year ended March 31.
Oak frame manufacturers reunite
Two oak frame building manufacturers are reuniting 15 years after going their separate ways.
CTI launches and new CEO unveiled
Dirk Vennix was unveiled as the CEO of the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) at the organisation’s launch yesterday in London.
Obituary: Mike King
Mike King, SCM UK’s communications consultant, died on May 22 aged 67 after an incurable illness.
Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has recently experienced a steady increase in demand for its timber treatment service.
Moralt opens doors
Door blank manufacturer Moralt AG says its policy of testing and product development is paying dividends
FunderMax boosts UK profile
Austria-based panels and decorative laminates producer FunderMax has big plans for the UK market.
Logs to Logarithms
Ranging from forest management, to development of new technologies for wood processing, there can’t be many timber companies with a broader perspective than Danzer. Mike Jeffree reports
The name of the game
Specialist Joinery (South) and its trading arm Westgate Joinery have had a role reversal. Sally Spencer reports.
So, spring is here at last and with it that first touch of milder weather, lighter evenings and a feeling of optimism about the months to come.
Addressing the knowledge gap
Geoff Rhodes, industry consultant and chair of the advisory board of the Forest Products Research Institute, says Napier University is addressing the timber knowledge gap in architectural and engineering students
Eutr anniversary performance check
Peter Latham, chairman of James Latham plc, looks at the effectiveness of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) two years after it was implemented
Making the most of wood protection
The wood protection industry is building confidence in the performance of treated wood and helping the industry comply with regulatory controls, says Wood Protection Association director Steve Young
Travelling around Scotland with colleague Thomas Jay (TTJ group sales manager) recently gave ample evidence of the business confidence being felt by companies in the timber industry.
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