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Fit for Purpose Both the preservatives sector and timber fastener industry have worked hard to make sure fixing into preservative treated wood is as trouble-free as possible, Stephen Powney reports
Multi-tasking moulders New moulder technology is not all about size and speed. Choice, versatility and bespoke capabilities are also key machine development criteria. Mike Jeffree reports
International woodworking technology show Xylexpo is in better health thanks to the return of
major players and a strong vision for the future, reports Stephen Powney from Milan
Hot to handle IMHX 2016 showcases the latest in materials handling, logistics and supply chain solutions. Show organsier Rob Fisher looks at some of the show highlights.
Safety First Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) CEO Peter Harvey examines the risks of moving materials and offers guidance to keep workers safe.
Preservation, and promotion In Sweden, use of preserved softwood in outdoor applications, including decking and garden products, is being promoted through both marketing and lobbying. Mike Jeffree reports.
Moving Materials In this feature we look at how several companies in the timber sector, both in the UK and abroad, have been making investments in materials handling technology.
Limiting Exposure Tightening EU formaldehyde regulations have seen coatings and adhesives companies such as AkzoNobel develop new compliant systems
Grabex invests in wood window future A window manufacturer with a PVCu product background is investing in its timber windows business because of continued demand for natural products.