Timber Trades Journal Online


Accsys reports increased revenue
18 September, 2018 Accsys, the company behind Accoya modified wood, has reported revenue up by 10% to €26.7m for the five months ended August 31.
  • Structural work complete on James Jones new I-joist facility
    Structural work is now complete on the new building at James Jones & Sons’ I-Joist manufacturing site in Forres, which will house what is being dubbed as “the world’s most modern I-Joist manufacturing facility” when commissioned later this year.


A question of balance
28 August, 2018 A good mix of products, wide geographical coverage, being both in and out of Europe, and a strong balance sheet, for the Premier Forest Group it is all about spreading risk and reaping the reward. Robin Meade speaks to the new CEO
  • Science first
    The Wood Technology Society held its first scientific conference in June. Sally Spencer reports on the first day
  • TTBS national golf success
    One of the highlights of the timber trade’s golfing calendar – the TTBS National Golf – was another big success, reports Ivan Savage
  • Design relates red oak story
    One of Poland’s leading designers has created a collection of contemporary furniture informed by the supply and production process of America’s most populous hardwood. Mike Jeffree reports
  • GREENJOIST shows potential
    A number of international players are backing the GREENJOIST project, which aims to open up applications in industrial logistics markets for a recycled wood beam to replace solid wood


Challenging times call for cohesive action
27 August, 2018 Faced with accelerating change on multiple fronts, the forestry and timber supply chain needs to take responsibility for its own future”and get even more involved in the decision making processes shaping its destiny, writes Confor chief executive Stuart Goodall
  • The time to harness opportunities is now
    The time is ripe for the timber industry to harness the opportunities presented by a growing interest in health and wellbeing, argues Christiane Lellig, campaign director for Wood for Good
  • Mind the gap - Philip Koomen
    Philip Koomen, director of Philip Koomen Furniture and a visiting senior fellow at the Open University Business School highlights Rycotewood Furniture Centre’s efforts to bridge the gap between industry and education
  • Global appetite for French timber
    A combination of a resurgent home market and export demand is filling the order books of the French timber sector. One key concern, however, is raw material supply, writes French Timber managing director Jean-François Guilbert