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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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Continuing trend
12 January, 2021
The latest TTF statistics show the recovery in import volumes continued into Q3
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Builders’ merchants’ sales surge in September 04 January, 2021 Sales at builders’ merchants picked up in Q3, with the biggest gains seen in landscaping products, including decking, fencing and gates
Top tips for training 23 December, 2020 Daltons Wadkin operator trainer Warren Handley has 36 years’ experience working and training in the woodworking industry and shares his insight into how manufacturers can deliver their expertise safely to customers, clients, and colleagues in the Covid era
Science Fact 23 December, 2020 The WTS’s annual conference went online this year, providing plenty of technical information and room for discussion. Sally Spencer reports
Connected by design 23 December, 2020 AHEC’s latest creative project was about sustainability, lockdown and stunning design in American hardwood, writes European director David Venables
On the virtual road 23 December, 2020 The TRA held four regional roadshow webinars in October. Sally Spencer attended the North of England and Scotland event
Art, craft and sustainability 16 December, 2020 This year’s TTJ Awards presentations may have been virtual, but thanks to SCM and AHEC, the trophies are an impressive physical reality. Mike Jeffree reports
The show must go on! 16 December, 2020 The TTJ Awards 2020 was a virtual event this year and also included lots of different content designed to be a gathering place for the timber trade during this time of the pandemic, writes Stephen Powney
On your marks 16 December, 2020 Timbermark has developed new inkjet marking systems for panels
In at the finish 16 December, 2020 Innovative cladding combines the best in high performance wood protection and style
Facing the challenges 16 December, 2020 Lars Schmidt, general manager at DeSH, the German sawmill and timber industry association, sums up the sector’s experiences this year, which range from coronavirus, drought and beetle infestation
Tracking trade 16 December, 2020 The updated open access IMM Data Dashboard and STIX websites allow users to tailor timber trade data presentation and analysis to their requirements. Mike Jeffree reports
CBG goes for Gombe 16 December, 2020 Compagnie des Bois du Gabon sees good prospects for developing the market for a versatile secondary tropical species. Mike Jeffree reports