Today on Timber Trades Journal Online


BM TRADA highlights plywood testing findings
25 June, 2015 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.
  • 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 ready for IED
04 June, 2015 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
  • 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.


Digging deep
20 March, 2015 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
  • Investment continues
    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.


Timber Expo
06 Oct 2015 - 07 Oct 2015 A two-day show covering the latest products, innovations and developments in the UK and international timber industry
  • Xylexpo 2016
    24 May 2016 - 28 May 2016 A biennial international exhibition of woodworking technology and furniture industry suppliers