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No such thing as “WBP” plywood
24 May, 2019
Jim Coulson of TFT Woodexperts reminds us that the WBP designation for plywood was withdrawn 25 years ago and using the term now is incorrect and misleading
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Better Connected 24 May, 2019 Hardwood and premium grade softwoood importer and distributor Timber Connection has undergone a transformation. Stephen Powney meets the directors
Think Southern Yellow 24 May, 2019 America’s southern yellow pine industry is continuing to build a worldwide following, including in Europe, writes Charles Trevor.
Transfused and transformed 22 May, 2019 The Blushing Bar show piece by designer-maker Sebastian Cox has already prompted a toast to red oak at the Wallpaper Handmade exhibition at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, next it will feature on the AHEC stand at Interzum. Mike Jeffree reports.
A five year high 17 May, 2019 Despite uncertain economic times in Europe, its US hardwood imports rose in 2018, with the UK remaining the biggest buyer. Courtesy of AHEC
Focused on Red Oak 17 May, 2019 If any European designers and specifiers aren’t yet aware of the potential of US red oak, AHEC is determined they will be by the end of 2019. Mike Jeffree reports
Mouldings, the market and the pasta factor 17 May, 2019 The market may be holding its breath over Brexit, but moulding makers told Mike Jeffree they’re continuing to invest and develop new products.
Kronospan confidence 16 May, 2019 Multi-million pound investments at Kronospan’s Chirk site are a vote of confidence in the UK market. Sally Spencer reports.
Second Act 16 May, 2019 Norbord is embarking on the second phase of expansion at its OSB mill in Inverness. Sally Spencer reports.
Value Propositions 16 May, 2019 The UK’s panel manufacturers have witnessed good growth in consumption over the last year and continue to focus on added value. Sally Spencer reports.
Wood workshops 15 May, 2019 TFT Woodexperts announces a programme of short courses covering fire, water, plywood and hardwood.
Wood science pays 25 April, 2019 Wood science has helped the timber trade turn a profit, says John Park.
Building for the future 23 April, 2019 Futurebuild was quiet but still productive. Sally Spencer reports


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