Today on Timber Trades Journal Online


European timber pallet industry to converge on Ireland
28 August, 2015 Pallets and packaging specialists will assemble in Cork on October 28-30 when TIMCON hosts the FEFPEB (European Federation of Wooden Pallet & Packaging Manufacturers) congress.


Timber Makes An Entrance
20 June, 2015 Handrails showcase timber’s aesthetics and versatility. Keren Fallwell reports
  • Currencies Outlook
    2015 has been a year of foreign exchange volatility. Phil McHugh, trading floor manager at Currencies Direct, examines the outlooks for the euro and the markets in general.
  • Sawmills invest
    Hales and Ransfords make mill investments, Sally Spencer reports.
  • Ligna Makes Mark
    Just about every conceivable woodworking machine you could need for timber processing was on display at this year’s Ligna show in Hanover. Stephen Powney reports.
  • Researching Wood
    The Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research (WKI) is a leading German research facility withspecialism in timber. Its director, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bohumil Kasal explains the institute’s work


A new beginning
20 June, 2015 So, the moment has finally come. The Confederation of Timber Industries is off the ground and what’s more it’s also got its new chief executive.
  • CTI’s key role
    The new Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) can help timber play a central role in a low carbon future, says TTF chief executive David Lennan.
  • New Perspectives on Preservatives
    The Swedish timber treatment sector is far from behind the technical times, but it has set its sights on pushing back the boundaries, advancing product capabilities and broadening its markets still further, writes Swedish Wood Preserving Association managing director Mikael Westin.
  • Not perfect, but progress
    There’s still no date set for the arrival of the first EU FLEGT-licensed timber in Europe, but the EU timber sector should still be proud of its significant advances in legality assurance, says T Brewer & Co director Keith Fryer
  • Business input needed in fight for forest future
    Following WWF’s launch of its Forests Campaign earlier this year, with supporters including James Latham, Kingfisher and the Saint-Gobain group, its Global Forest and Trade Network Programme UK manager Julia Young says a new report highlights the urgency of driving forward sustainable forest management and conservation


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