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Joinery companies and their suppliers converged for an invigorating British Woodworking Federation Members’ Day. Stephen Powney reports
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Fresh starts for finishes
Andy Ransom, purchasing manager for panel products at IDS, provides a round-up of some new product highlights from Kronoswiss and the benefits they offer
Carry on with confidence
It’s a mixed picture in the wood-based panels market but continuing investment demonstrates the sector’s confidence in the future. Robin Meade reports.
Product generation game
Joanna Crown, marketing manager of Medite and SmartPly from Coillte Panel Products, takes a look at some of the key milestones for the industry in recent months, which mark the next generation of wood-based panel products
The past 20 years have seen steady growth for sheet material specialist Premier Forest Products and, with four acquisitions in the last two years, the pattern is set to continue. Sally Spencer reports
Complying with the CPR
The forthcoming Construction Products Regulation will have a particular impact on the wood-based panels sector. Mark Wilkinson, commercial business development manager for BM TRADA Certification, explains the CE marking process for timber products
Leitz Tooling at your service at Ligna
The overriding message from Leitz at Ligna was that its cutting-edge timber tool technology is not an end in itself, but part of a solution to customers’ manufacturing challenges.
Ligna reflects recovery
Visitors and exhibitors seemed to come away from this year’s Ligna exhibition happy, confident that the international timber technology market, and by definition, the international timber processing and using markets were firmly on the road to recovery.
Home-grown softwoods are put to the test
TRADA and BRE are researching the durability of British-grown softwoods and the impact that both geography and incising can have on extending service life. David Castle reports.