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James Latham’s revenues rise 27 November, 2014
James Latham plc has reported an 18.8% increase in operating profits for the six months to September 30.
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Obituary – Alan Cross
Monday, November 24, 2014 Alan Cross, founding chairman of the Architectural and Specialist Door Manufacturers Association (ASDMA), died on October 23.
Dispute costs widen Accsys loss
Monday, November 24, 2014 Accoya modified wood manufacturer Accsys Technologies has reported a 63% increase in first-half pre-tax losses as improved sales revenue was offset by exceptional costs relating to its dispute with Diamond Wood.
Egger launches forest certification scheme
Monday, November 24, 2014 Egger Forest Management has launched a forest certification scheme for landowners.
Pallet production on rising trend
Saturday, November 22, 2014 European pallet production has increaed substantially over the past decade, according to the European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB).
Norbord returns to BMF
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Norbord has rejoined the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) and attend the organisation’s recent Timber Forum.
Alsford sets up in-house mill for softwood
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Alsford Timber has commissioned a new planing and moulding line to bring production back in-house after more than a decade of outsourcing.
CWP expands in Sweden
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Continental Wood Products has opened a stockyard within its associated sawmill Jarl Timber in Broakulla Sweden.
Kronospan opens new port service for buoyant OSB
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Kronospan has begun importing OSB at Chatham, Kent, to meet the current strong demand and expected future growth of the product in the UK.
Housing upturn boosts timber frame
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Housebuilding has hit its highest level since the economic slide of 2007 and more builders are turning to timber to meet demand, according to new figures and industry sources.
Ditchling Museum wins Wood Awards gold
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft by Adam Richards Architects has won the Arnold Laver Gold Award in this year’s Wood Awards.

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