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How not to be twisted
31 July, 2018
Twist is the most significant kind of distortion during kiln-drying of sawn timber, writes Mark Jarvis
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Milan machine mart 31 July, 2018 The Xylexpo woodworking technology fair in Milan during May was again a hot point of innovation. Stephen Powney reports from the show
Combilift turns 20 31 July, 2018 Multidirectional forklift truck manufacturer Combilift, a stalwart in the timber-handling sector, threw a massive party to celebrate its 20th anniversary and new factory opening. Stephen Powney joined the throng in Monaghan
Sterling work 31 July, 2018 Norbord’s new £95m OSB line in Inverness is up and running and ready to capitalise on the booming market for the panel product. Keren Fallwell reports
Fast riser 31 July, 2018 Staircase manufacturer TwoTwenty has seen strong growth on the back of a high emphasis on investment, quality and service. Stephen Powney reports from its factory near Derby
Bridging the skills gap 31 July, 2018 Construction site skills shortages mean manufacturers of staircases now need to provide more installation guidance
Solid state 27 July, 2018 The joinery sector is seeing solid growth, despite ructions in the construction sector. Sally Spencer reports
Adivbois Buildings Push Multiple Boundaries 27 July, 2018 The Adivbois programme is as much about remodelling France’s wood construction industry as wood building innovation. Mike Jeffree reports
Record Carrefour reflects buoyant market 26 July, 2018 France’s flagship exhibition has reinforced its claim to be Europe’s leading purely timber trade fair. Mike Jeffree was there
Diversifying Demand for Logs and Lumber 26 July, 2018 From logs to engineered timber for construction, international demand has increased for French wood at every stage of processing, report Jean-François Guilbert and Thibaud Le Moign of the industry’s marketing association French Timber
The IT crowd 25 June, 2018 IT providers are continuing to deliver innovative software solutions to the timber industry. Sally Spencer reports
On tour with Glennon brothers 25 June, 2018 TTJ Career Development Award sponsor Glennon Brothers recently hosted a tour of Ireland’s forest products sector for the 2017 award finalists. Keren Fallwell reports
Better by design 25 June, 2018 Advances in technology and software provision is keeping timber designers ahead of the game. Sally Spencer reports