Timber Trades Journal Online


MBM in supply partnership with Engineered Wood Solutions
18 March, 2019 MBM has formed a supply partnership with Engineered Wood Solutions (EWS) as part of MBM’s on-going commitment to expand its involvement with light and heavy engineered wood products and building systems.
  • LIGNIA signs up Global Timber
    Modified timber business LIGNIA Wood Company has announced a new distribution partnership that covers much of Europe and South-east Asia with Global Timber, one of Europe’s leading timber companies.
  • Wood Awards call for entries
    The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has now launched its 2019 call for entries.


What exactly are you dealing in?
12 February, 2019 John Park says the timber industry is trading in carbon capture, storage and usage, as well as wood
  • Investing in quality
    Bradfords Building Supplies has its roots in the 18th century but its eyes on the future and timber is very much part of that. Sally Spencer reports
  • It’s a cover up!
    Modified woods such as Accoya and Kebony have been enjoying increasing success as cladding options, while Havwoods interior cladding is capturing the restaurant scene


Added assurance for timber building
12 February, 2019 Developing industry skills and giving customers assurance on quality and performance must be the focus for the timber building sector, says Structural Timber Association chief executive Andrew Carpenter
  • Brexit and beyond
    The uncertainties surrounding Brexit put the onus more than ever on communication between merchant and supplier, says Nigel Buckley Ryan, UK sales director, merchants, Södra
  • Planning for Brexit
    Without too much emphasis on the B-word, companies across the sector are clearly gearing themselves up should there be a no-deal Brexit.
  • Building on market momentum
    The EU timber trade faces challenges in 2019, not least the potential impacts of Brexit, but the woodworking industries federation CEI-Bois is determined to help it maintain market impetus, writes secretary-general Patrizio Antonicoli
  • Panto is over, but political farce continues
    Continued lack of clarity over Brexit is causing inevitable economic uncertainty and stress, but the timber sector and Timber Trade Federation is focused on business development regardless, writes TTF managing director David Hopkins