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Forward For Forres TTJ’s Scottish focus trip made its way to Forres to see James Jones & Sons Timber Systems Division progress its new finger-jointing investment. Stephen Powney reports
Looking Ahead James Donaldson & Sons has evolved from a timber importer into an integrated group with multiple divisions, reports Stephen Powney from Fife
Logs to Logarithms Ranging from forest management, to development of new technologies for wood processing, there can’t be many timber companies with a broader perspective than Danzer. Mike Jeffree reports
Austrian outlook Austria may be one of the smaller European countries but its timber industry punches above its weight. Robin Meade reports.
Good Neighbours Irish wood processors remain committed to trading with their closest neighbour, the UK. Sally Spencer reports.
Irish mills make a stand Irish processors’ commitment to the UK market will be demonstrated at Timber Expo. Sally Spencer reports.
Diversified, branded, headed for the UK French softwood is a relatively unknown quantity in the UK, but one of its biggest producers aims to change that. Mike Jeffree reports.
Putting a floor under value Major French sawmills see value added diversification as the way forward. Mike Jeffree reports
Gaining footholds Södra is investing for growth as recovery looks increasingly embedded in UK and other key export markets. Jonathan Roberts reports.
Better flow Recent investment has enabled SCA to forge stronger relationships with its merchant customers. Amy Sellers reports.
All-round success Biomass boilers at three of BSW Timber’s sites has been a financial and environmental success. Sally Spencer reports.
Renewable motivator The Renewable Heat Incentive has proved to be a boon for companies seeking cost-effective ways to dry timber. Sustainable Energy managing director Dr Gabriel Gallagher reports.
Ecobuild:DTE sells Safestep system on the hoof Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE) may not have taken a stand at this year’s Ecobuild, but managing director Jonathan Fellingham was making the most of his tour of the show to tell fellow visitors and exhibitors about SafeStep, the company’s new contribution to working safely on tall roof trusses.
Radiata revolution is UK bound New Zealand remanufacturing sawmill, KLC NZ has pushed back the technical boundaries in radiata pine processing, and the UK is one of the target markets for the results. Mike Jeffree reports.
KVH hopes rise German builders have long appreciated the advantages of using KVH timber and now German sawmillers’ hopes are rising that they can crack the UK market. Stephen Powney reports
Oak leads the way German hardwood sawmillers report steady demand for oak but more difficult markets for beech. Robin Meade reports
Anglo-German trade ties strengthen A shift in the market has made the UK a more attractive destination for German softwood products. Stephen Powney reports
Timber Expo: Coillte and Enterprise Ireland host Irish mills Irish forestry company Coillte, in partnership with Enterprise Ireland, played host to three Irish sawn timber exporters on their stand – Glennon Brothers, Murray Timber and GP Wood.
Timber Expo: Lonza looks sharp The Excalibur incising machine, co-developed by Lonza Wood Protection and Tweddle Engineering, proved to be a big draw to Lonza’s stand.