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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the TTJ editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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UK keeps the top slot
22 May, 2018
2017 saw a rise in UK imports of US tulipwood and red oak, and completion of several American hardwood showcase construction projects. Mike Jeffree reports
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Wood in water: The ultimate challenge 22 May, 2018 Gervais Sawyer looks at some of the challenges timber faces when in water.
Boards prove buoyant 22 May, 2018 Wood-based panels manufacturers are working hard to keep up with growing demand. Sally Spencer reports.
Making headlines 22 May, 2018 MDF mouldings manufacturer W Howard is a long-term supporter of the TTJ Awards and is this year’s Headline Sponsor. Stephen Powney talks to W Howard group executive chairman Jonathan Grant
Price volatility set to continue 22 May, 2018 Fencing hits its peak season and tightness in log supply is causing headaches for pallet manufacturers. Sally Spencer reports
Storing up creative talent 22 May, 2018 In its latest project to widen uptake of red oak in Europe, AHEC is working with young furniture designer/makers at the start of their careers. Mike Jeffree reports
Strength in numbers 22 May, 2018 A record number of delegates from across the pallets and packaging sector attended TIMCON’s general meeting recently. Sally Spencer reports
Warmth, well-being and wow factor 22 May, 2018 A major and ultra prestigious application in the City of London could really put US red oak on the European map. Mike Jeffree reports
Future focused global forum 22 May, 2018 France’s premier timber exhibition has become a core event for the international industry; a venue for launching new products, discussing key trade topics and addressing potential forward market trends and developments. Mike Jeffree reports.
Growing abroad, building at home 22 May, 2018 Growth and development potential for American softwoods is seen in export and domestic markets. Charles Trevor reports
Local approach 22 May, 2018 Gibbs and Dandy and the rest of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution’s Local Merchant Group has a rich history in the merchanting trade. Stephen Powney talks to the company’s MD Neil Lawrence
Plywood sales below par 22 May, 2018 The UK plywood market may be quieter than usual but the Timber Trade Federation’s new requirement for third-party testing has been keeping traders busy. Keren Fallwell reports
Across the boards 22 May, 2018 UK manufacturers are increasing their output as demand for wood-based panels continues to grow. Sally Spencer reports


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