TTJ Awards 2017



The Brewery, London,
29 September 2017

Event Sponsorship

Award Sponsors

Baumann Sideloaders offer the most effective way to handle a multitude of long or awkward products, typically timber, plastics or metals. Although we produce a wide range of sideloaders (3-50 tonnes), we produce nothing else. We know our strength and that is our focus. With over 40 years of experience in development, design and production of sideloaders, our company is recognised as the market leader. Our UK sales and service network provides professional support to leading customers in the metals, plastics, timber and related industries. www.baumann-sideloaders.co.uk


Combilift’s wide range of 4-way forklifts and other specialist handling equipment ensures the space saving, safe and more productive handling and storage of long loads, pallets and containers. Combilift has been at the forefront of innovation in its sector since it was established in 1998 and is the acknowledged leading global supplier of customised handling solutions. The company has a worldwide network of dealerships and exports to more than 75 countries. It has produced over 25,000 units of its ever expanding product portfolio which operate across a wide range of industries, with the timber sector being one of its largest customer bases.


Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering inspired business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services industries. With over 40 years of experience serving small, midmarket and larger enterprises, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management, supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) software enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional, and global businesses demand.


ECC is one of Irelands leading wood processors supplying quality Construction, Fencing and Packaging Timber products direct to UK and Irish markets since 1992. Based in the scenic west of Ireland with UK sales offices in Hadleigh and Liverpool , ECC’s continuous focus on customer requirements has established the company as the benchmark for quality product and service in the UK and Irish timber markets. Social and Environmental sustainability form the cornerstone of our business, ECC have become the first homegrown timber processor to offer dual PEFC and FSC certification on our product range. In 2017 ECC celebrate 25 years in business, as part of reaching this important milestone, the company is proud to sponsor the Environmental award for the industry. For more information on our products and services, visit us on www.ecc.ie


Through our plants in Ireland and Scotland, Glennon Brothers offers a one stop shop solution, for sawn softwood in the British Isles, with products forthe construction, packaging and fencing industries. Having celebrated 100 years in business in 2013, Glennon Brothers is now the premier name in the Irish and UK timber processing industry.Glennon Brothers is the first home grown timber processor, to sponsor a TTJ Award. In line with its ongoing commitment to invest in people, this year Glennon Brothers is sponsoring the Career Development Award, which presents an ideal opportunity to showcase the importance of highly talented people to the industry.


Established in 1757, James Latham plc has been importing and distributing timber and wood based panel products to the UK for more than two and a half centuries. Under the continuing direction of the Latham family, the business - whose current management team includes a number of ninth generation family members - has developed into an industry leader in panel products, hardwood, hardwood flooring and joinery quality softwood and now offers probably the most comprehensive and varied product range available in the market today. A member and supporter of the Timber Trade Federation, James Latham was the first signatory to the Federation’s Responsible Purchasing Policy. The company has a strong environmental policy with all depots being Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) certified plus the business has also been independently audited to ensure that it is compliant with the European Timber Trade Regulation (EUTR).


Kerridge Commercial Systems offers advanced, fully integrated ERP systems in trade, wholesale and distributions We provide specialist software, services and support to deliver fully integrated trading and business management solutions to distributive trades customers, large and small – wherever they are in the world. Immersed in the distributive trades for over 35 years, our technical experts are thought leaders in trading and management technology, and our innovative and flexible approach ensures our customers partner with us for the long-term.


Lonza Wood Protection is the leading European supplier of products and processes for the effective preservative and fire retardant protection of timber. Leading brand preservative products such as TANALITH and VACSOL can be used to industrially treat timber and provide long term protection against decay and insect attack. A choice of DRICON and NON-COM Exterior proven fire retardant treatments is available for timber used in both interior and exterior situations, providing a very effective surface spread of flame protection and more time in a fire situation.


MEDITE SMARTPLY is a market leading manufacturer of sustainable timber construction panels. Our award winning brands MEDITE and SMARTPLY are renowned for delivering the highest quality products, customer-led innovation and industry leading customer service. 

Our manufacturing sites in Clonmel (MEDITE) and Waterford (SMARTPLY) in Ireland feature the latest production technology to deliver straighter, flatter and more consistent boards than ever before, in a range of sizes and thicknesses unparalleled within the industry. Constant progression and investment have allowed MEDITE SMARTPLY to enter new diverse markets and sectors, meaning that there is always a fresh pipeline of new products to address market demands. 

As part of the Coillte Group, we pride ourselves on our sustainable supply chain and manufacturing processes, meaning our products are as environmentally conscious in their make up as they are in their application.


Taylor Maxwell Timber are a national team dedicated to delivering quality timber products at consistently competitive prices. For over 50 years, the strength of our relationships with the world’s best sawmills has enabled us to offer clients a year-round supply of timber for a wide range of commercial uses.


“Timber Expo and TRADA have teamed up once again to sponsor the prestigious Innovation Award in 2017. Both organisations are working closely together to drive innovation which is vital if the timber industry is to grow, develop and compete against alternative materials and technologies in the market. Timber Expo is the UK’s leading event dedicated exclusively to timber, its associated technologies and its many applications. At the heart of the show is the Timber Focus Seminars; the most comprehensive and in-depth seminar programme featuring an unrivalled collection of high calibre speakers co-ordinated by TRADA. The shortlisted entries for the Innovation Award will not only be awarded a prestigious trophy, but will gain added exposure within the exhibition hall at Timber Expo, held at the NEC, Birmingham from 10 - 12 October."


“Timber Expo and TRADA have teamed up once again to sponsor the prestigious Innovation Award in 2017. Both organisations are working closely together to drive innovation which is vital if the timber industry is to grow, develop and compete against alternative materials and technologies in the market. Timber Expo is the UK’s leading event dedicated exclusively to timber, its associated technologies and its many applications. At the heart of the show is the Timber Focus Seminars; the most comprehensive and in-depth seminar programme featuring an unrivalled collection of high calibre speakers co-ordinated by TRADA. The shortlisted entries for the Innovation Award will not only be awarded a prestigious trophy, but will gain added exposure within the exhibition hall at Timber Expo, held at the NEC, Birmingham from 10 - 12 October."


As the UK’s leading organisation representing over 400 members in the structural timber sector and associated supply chain companies, the STA has an objective to drive quality and product innovation through expert technical guidance and research - underpinned by education, training and event programmes.




W.Howard Limited – The Leading Edge in MDF Moulding. W. Howard Limited are manufacturers of MDF mouldings, products include skirtings, architraves, window boards, door casings and door linings. The product range consists of over 160 profiles and sizes and finishes in white primed, veneered and laminated and Extreme MDF made from Medite Tricoya. As well as a vast core range offering we are also able to manufacture bespoke products.Our main site in Manchester handles all manufacturing, administration and deliveries. We also have a further manufacturing site in Powys which produces the veneered and laminated products and a collection and distribution depot in London.



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In an ever more responsible world, the importance of wood keeps growing. Metsä Wood provides the premium-quality wood products for construction, industrial and distribution. We use 100% traceable wood from northern forests, a sustainable raw material of the finest quality. Our key strength is industrial efficiency delivered through true commitment, reliability and quality. In the UK, we operate from four sites; softwood planing lines at Boston and Widnes; MDF processing at Boston and the manufacture of Finnjoist i-beams at King's Lynn. We offer a one stop shop, which gives us a unique position in the market today.”


MBM Forest Products began operating in 1966 as a bulk importer and nationwide distributor of Canadian Forest Products. To mark this event in the UK Timber industry, the then Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, presided over the opening of the new Terminal Operation at Newport in South Wales.Today MBM has expanded into most of the world's softwood and panel product markets, and imports materials from Scandinavia, the Baltic region, Eastern and Central Europe, Russia, South America, the Far East, Canada and the UK


In any great company, customer focus is at the heart of the business. The latest independent survey of Snows Timber customers shows that our people, their knowledge and their dedication to customers’ needs, are truly appreciated. At Snows, we believe that knowledge shared contributes to profitable timber sales. Supported by our dependable timber supply - responsibly sourced, skilfully produced and reliably delivered – the Snows sales team help our customers to develop their businesses and their markets. With four regional production and distribution centres, and our own delivery fleet, Snows Timber is your partner in good wood business.


Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets. Our aim is to replace fossil based materials by innovating and developing new products and services based on wood and other renewable materials. We employ some 25 000 employees in more than 35 countries, and our sales in 2016 were EUR 9.8 billion. Wood Products division provides versatile wood-based solutions for building and housing. Our product range covers all areas of urban construction including massive wood elements, wood components and pellets. We also offer a variety of sawn timber goods.


SCA Timber Supply UK, a business operation of SCA Timber, comprises of 3 business streams located over 4 locations in Stoke, Welshpool, Cumbernauld and Melton with combined manufacturing capability of 150,000m3 and 15,000m3 timber treatment facilities. These streams supply a range of timber and associated products to the UK’s Home Improvement and building materials sectors.

 

SCA Timber is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of wood-based products, with an annual production capacity of 2.1 million cubic meters. The operations include five sawmills in Sweden, wood-processing units with planing mills in Sweden, France and the UK and distribution and wholesale operations.



Koppers Performance Chemicals is the global leading in timber preservatives, working in partnership with the industry to enhance the natural durability of timber in agricultural, construction, landscaping and utility applications. Synonymous with innovation, Koppers Performance Chemicals product portfolio contains some of the most trusted & valued brands in the industry, notably Protim®, Celcure®, MicroPro®, Koppers FirePro and Exterior Fire-X®


Danzer UK is the UK based sales organisation for Danzer Group. Danzer Group are the world's largest producer of decorative veneer and one of the largest producers of hardwood sawn timber in North America and Africa (including 1.16 million ha of FSC certified forest at IFO in Rep of Congo). Danzer UK source both from our own in house productions as well as from credible and reliable third party suppliers globally. We are FSC/PEFC/BM Trada FPCC chain of custody registered and offer nationwide coverage with a just in time delivery service from extensive UK and overseas stocks. Our product range includes sawn timber/flooring/kitchen work tops/doors/veneer/3D veneer/engineered timber products.


Nexus CIFS Ltd is the longest established credit insurance managing general agent (MGA) in the market.  We are proud to be backed by several leading Lloyd’s syndicates and also Liberty Mutual and thereby offer policies with a very strong  “A” (AM Best) rating.

 

As well as trade credit insurance, we offer a suite of products to enhance companies’ credit management and to enable sales including “First Select” , providing tailor made marketing leads, “First Place” our highly regarded debt collection service and “First Limit” offering real time credit opinions with monitoring 24/7.

 

Nexus CIFS is part of the Nexus Group, a speciality MGA on a dynamic growth path, concentrating on niche classes of business and delivering excellent service and cutting edge products.  The Nexus Group underwrites PI, D&O, financial lines and accident & health as well as trade credit. 


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