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
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).
XL Joinery recognised as carbon neutral
XL Joinery has been officially recognised and certified as a carbon neutral company following its sustained commitment to significantly reduce its carbon footprint.
TTF Brexit transition workshops provided guidance for the timber trade in the event of a ‘no deal’ exit from the EU. Sally Spencer reports on some of the points raised
Brexit causes disruption
Brexit uncertainty and rising stocks have started to disrupt the UK softwood market. Jerry Wilson reports
Pre-Brexit sales boost chipboard demand
There are no complaints about UK sales of chipboard but is it because customers are buildingstocks ahead of Brexit or is it indicative of genuinely healthy demand? Keren Fallwell reports
Gardeners’ question time
Sally Spencer asks garden product manufacturers how the sector is performing and what we can expect for the 2019 season
Janet Sycamore, director of operations at the Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA) highlights the current trends and new materials available to the decking market
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
WPC is now PC for timber sector
New product and market opportunities should be high on every company’s priorities.
Added assurance for timber building
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