New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online New and updated information from News listed on http://www.ttjonline.com http://www.ttjonline.com/ en-us http://www.ttjonline.com/ New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online http://http//www.ttjonline.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Lignia makes three senior appointments http://www.ttjonline.com/news/lignia-makes-three-senior-appointments-7214543 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/lignia-makes-three-senior-appointments-7214543 Mon, 20 May 2019 10:11:00 GMT Holmen timber profits up despite weaker selling prices http://www.ttjonline.com/news/holmen-timber-profits-up-despite-weaker-selling-prices-7212124 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/holmen-timber-profits-up-despite-weaker-selling-prices-7212124 Swedish forest products producer Holmen has reported improved operating profits in Q1 within its wood products division. Fri, 17 May 2019 11:11:00 GMT Senior appointments at Zest http://www.ttjonline.com/news/senior-appointments-at-zest-7222170 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/senior-appointments-at-zest-7222170 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7222170/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Timber garden product manufacturer Zest 4 Leisure has announced a number of senior level appointments to broaden capabilities at management level, and an increased investment in training and development to support its future growth. Fri, 17 May 2019 09:40:00 GMT Pierce joins AVS as MD http://www.ttjonline.com/news/pierce-joins-avs-as-md-7222108 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/pierce-joins-avs-as-md-7222108 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7222108/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>AVS Fencing & Landscaping has welcomed new managing director Stewart Pierce. Thu, 16 May 2019 23:00:00 GMT Hipkins to chair BMF West Midlands http://www.ttjonline.com/news/hipkins-to-chair-bmf-west-midlands-7222130 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/hipkins-to-chair-bmf-west-midlands-7222130 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7222130/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>James Hipkins, managing director of Emerys Builders Merchants, is the new chairman of the Builders Merchants’ Federation’s (BMF) West Midlands region. He takes over from Neil Lawrence, chief operating officer Jewson and managing director Local Merchant Group. Thu, 16 May 2019 23:00:00 GMT Robertson joins IBC Buying Group http://www.ttjonline.com/news/robertson-joins-ibc-buying-group-7222146 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/robertson-joins-ibc-buying-group-7222146 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7222146/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The IBC Buying Group has appointed Dave Robertson as commercial director. Thu, 16 May 2019 23:00:00 GMT Norbord appoints new national sales manager http://www.ttjonline.com/news/norbord-appoints-new-national-sales-manager-7222155 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/norbord-appoints-new-national-sales-manager-7222155 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7222155/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Norbord has appointed Sanjit Dosanjh as national sales manager for the UK and Ireland. Formerly national product manager and then national sales manager at Kingspan Insulation UK, Mr Dosanjh is well versed in the needs of housebuilders and builders’ merchants. Thu, 16 May 2019 23:00:00 GMT Timber construction gains further political momentum in Germany http://www.ttjonline.com/news/timber-construction-gains-further-political-momentum-in-germany-7209451 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/timber-construction-gains-further-political-momentum-in-germany-7209451 Germany’s sawmill and timber industries have hailed a “groundbreaking decision” encouraging the greater promotion of wood as a building material in Germany. Thu, 16 May 2019 09:37:29 GMT Sonae Arauco launches 3D fibreboard http://www.ttjonline.com/news/sonae-arauco-launches-3d-fibreboard-7209372 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/sonae-arauco-launches-3d-fibreboard-7209372 International wood-based panels manufacturer Sonae Arauco has launched a 3D fibreboard to challenge bendable plywood products. Thu, 16 May 2019 09:10:00 GMT African hardwood business reports better year http://www.ttjonline.com/news/african-hardwood-business-reports-better-year-7206587 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/african-hardwood-business-reports-better-year-7206587 International African hardwood focused business Woodbois has posted a big increase in revenue and a cut in its pre-tax losses. Wed, 15 May 2019 09:53:27 GMT