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Building growth 19 August, 2016 Timber frame now accounts for 27.4% of the UK newbuild market and the industry is confident it will continue to grow. Keren Fallwell reports

Butterfly takes off 19 August, 2016 A Sunderland roof truss producer is moving into timber frame thanks to newly installed technology

Timber’s seat at the table 19 August, 2016 It goes without saying that timber plays an integral role in the furniture sector and for some manufacturers the love affair runs deep. Sally Spencer reports

Laser focus 19 August, 2016 Leading roof truss and engineered fl oor systems fabricator Pasquill has been investing in production technology and software to optimise operations, reports Stephen Powney from the company’s Redhill branch

Joiners debate Brexit 19 August, 2016 Joinery companies and suppliers to the sector came together at the British Woodworking Federation’s (BWF) Members’ Day to keep well informed about a host of important topics, writes Stephen Powney

Wood science - why does it matter? 19 August, 2016 A timber trade staffed across the board with knowledgeable wood professionals is something the whole industry should aspire too, says Wood Technology Society chairman John Park

Design on veneers 19 August, 2016 Decospan is on a mission to encourage more architects and specifi ers to use wood veneer. Keren Fallwell reports

Wood and water 20 July, 2016 Moisture content is an important facet of today’s timber product, says Wood Technology Society chairman John Park

Splashing the cash 20 July, 2016 Joinery companies continue to invest in product development and production technology. Sally Spencer reports

Upturn in oak optimism 20 July, 2016 A range of factors are adding impetus to French oak production. Mike Jeffree reports

Strategic thinking 20 July, 2016 The TTF has set out its strategy for the future, one that will see it add value to all its activities. Sally Spencer reports

Recognising Excellence 20 July, 2016 James Latham is backing this year’s TTJ Awards as Headline Sponsor. Stephen Powney talks to Lathams’ Chris Sutton

The show grows on 20 July, 2016 Carrefour means cross roads. And that has what the Carrefour International du Bois has become; a crossroads for the global timber sector, suppliers, buyers, manufacturers and specifi ers alike. Mike Jeffree reports

Species for all seasons 20 July, 2016 A surge in Douglas fir is on its way in France, and it needs new markets, with the UK seen as a hot prospect. Mike Jeffree reports

Building on recovery 20 July, 2016 The joinery sector has followed the fortunes of the recovering construction sector and, according to the BWF, business is good. Sally Spencer reports

First ripples of renaissance 20 July, 2016 France’s construction recovery and export growth are among positive indicators for a French wood sector that’s been waiting some time for an upturn, reports Thibaud Le Moign of promotional organisation French Timber

Changing places 20 July, 2016 A job in the mental health sector led to David Salisbury developing his eponymous market-leading conservatory and joinery company. He talks to Keren Fallwell about his unconventional career path

Hindle’s done the Jewson lot 21 June, 2016 Peter Hindle’s career has seen him work his way up through the ranks from yard manager at Jewson’s Fleetwood branch to senior vice-president at Saint-Gobain. Sally Spencer reports

Tough trucks 21 June, 2016 The Hyster forklift factory is one of Belfast’s industrial success stories. Stephen Powney was there to join the plant’s 35th anniversary celebrations.

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