Timber Trades Journal Online
Leading German machine makers Homag and Hans Hundegger AG have formed a straetgic partnership for the worldwide marketing of integrated total solutions for timber house production.Read more
TTJ’s Wood and Wellness conference, which took place at the Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel on February 13 heard that the wood sector is perfectly placed to potentially benefit from the growing global wellbeing economy.Read more
Professional wood chipper manufacturer Timberwolf has strengthened its customer support network with the addition of two new dealers.
Homag and Hundegger strategic partnership for timber construction
Leading German machine makers Homag and Hans Hundegger AG have formed a straetgic partnership for the worldwide marketing of integrated total solutions for timber house production.
TTF starts industry “affordable” sales management training
The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has launched an affordable training portfolio for the timber supply chain.
WPA Awards celebrate excellence
Excellence in the field of timber treatments was celebrated at the annual Wood Protection Association (WPA) Awards on April 10.
MultiPly takes centre stage in Milan
MultiPly, a 10m-high, carbon-neutral pavilion made entirely of American tulipwood has opened to the public in the courtyard of the University of Milan and it will remain there until April 19 as part of the curated Interni Human Spaces exhibition for Milan Design Week (Fuorisalone).
Futurebuild was quiet but still productive. Sally Spencer reports
The price is right
One of the strongest brand names in the timber trade – Price & Pierce – has turned 150 years old. Stephen Powney travelled to Woking to see the company about its historic milestone.
Breaking the mould
From augmented reality maintenance tools, to cloud-based technical support, moulder manufacturers are harnessing new technologies to drive the productivity, efficiency and all-round capabilities of their latest machines. Mike Jeffree reports
During Wolman’s one-day UK conference in November last year, BRE research director Dr Ed Suttie presented the final results from BRE and BASF Wolman GmbH’s joint incising study
Going for the burnblock
WJ Group is investing in a new FR treatment facility following a partnership deal with Burnblock
The year ahead looks challenging, but the BWF is not about to relax its efforts supporting the woodworking sector to further improve performance and recruit and hone the skills of its next generation of employees, says chief executive Helen Hewitt
Getting training on track
Progress is being made, but improving training and education continues to be an imperative for the future of the timber sector, writes Geoff Rhodes of forest products and international trade consultancy GRA, recipient of TTJ’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award
A numbers game
Watching a magician perform at the North West Timber Trade Association annual dinner in Liverpool recently reminded me of the Brexit conundrum still facing the UK (in late March).
Going circular to close the materials loop
To ensure timber supply can meet growing consumption without depleting the forest resource, the sector needs to develop new approaches on reuse and recovery says Dan Ridley-Ellis, head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology at Edinburgh Napier University
Making the most of wood in healthy buildings
Treated and modified timber have a key role to play in helping construction capitalise fully on the wellness benefits of wood, writes Wood Protection Association chief executive Gordon Ewbank