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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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Deal, or no deal?
21 March, 2019
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
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Brexit causes disruption 21 March, 2019 Brexit uncertainty and rising stocks have started to disrupt the UK softwood market. Jerry Wilson reports
Pre-Brexit sales boost chipboard demand 21 March, 2019 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 21 March, 2019 Sally Spencer asks garden product manufacturers how the sector is performing and what we can expect for the 2019 season
Border hardwood ensures European oak supply 21 March, 2019 Charlie Bevan-Jones, Managing Director of Border Hardwood Ltd, says European oak is finally finding its value – but is it reaching a saturation point?
Competition rules 20 March, 2019 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
Wood and Wellness 20 March, 2019 TTJ’s Wood and Wellness conference heard that timber has the perfect opportunity to benefi t from the growing well-being agenda. Sally Spencer reports
Follow the yellow balau road 20 March, 2019 Yellow balau decking from Silva Timber was used to complete a property makeover
WPC cops greater Market share 20 March, 2019 Wood-plastic composites (WPC) continue to record strong growth in the decking market and are looking to make inroads in the cladding and high-end fencing markets too, reports Stephen Powney
What’s hot in the kitchen 20 March, 2019 The UK kitchen market is a competitive, fast-moving place, made more so as online influencers increasingly shape consumer choice. Mike Jeffree reports
More than surface appeal 19 March, 2019 There was more to the panel products, décors and flooring at the Surface Design Show than met the eye. Latest surfaces are also about high tech materials and processing, malleability, texture – even smell. Mike Jeffree reports
What has wood science done for us? 19 March, 2019 Martin Ansell highlights some of the developments made possible by advances in wood science
Exam success 19 March, 2019 Training provider TFT Woodexperts has successfully steered two sets of students through wood science exams, while the BMF launches a new online training programme


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