Timber Trades Journal Online


James Jones & Sons acquires UK Pallet Collars
11 June, 2021 James Jones & Sons Ltd, one of the UK’s leading pallet and packaging businesses and owner of pallet collar manufacturer Billington (International) Ltd has announced the acquisition of UK Pallet Collars Ltd.
  • Interfor acquires four US sawmills from Georgia-Pacific
    Interfor Corporation has announced that it has reached an agreement with Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC and GP Wood Products LLC to acquire four of its sawmill operations located in Bay Springs, Mississippi, Fayette, Alabama, DeQuincy, Louisiana and Philomath, Oregon. The total purchase price of US$375m, which includes working capital, will be funded entirely from cash on hand.


Plywood revisited
30 April, 2021 Plywood should be fit for purpose and its credentials should be indelibly marked and legible, but as John Park points out, this is not always the case
  • Combilift Confidence
    Combilift has survived and thrived during the pandemic thanks, in part, to the rise in ecommerce. Sally Spencer reports
  • FLEGT Communication by design
    Pulsing trees and model endangered forest species are just two of the winners of the TTF’s design competition to promote the FLEGT timber legality assurance initiative. Mike Jeffree reports
  • Lockdown cooks up new kitchen recipes
    With home working forecast to put down permanent post pandemic roots, the kitchen is expected to become a more multi-purpose space and focus for investment. Mike Jeffree reports


Not letting the FLEGT conversation flag
26 April, 2021 The TTF has big ambitions for its campaign to communicate the FLEGT timber legality assurance initiative, with COP26 a key focus, says FLEGT communications executive Lucy Bedry
  • A clear case for treatment clarity
    The industry must get behind the TTF’s efforts to clear the fog around correct specification of treated softwood, says Keith Fryer of Fort Builders’ Merchant