BSW Timber Solutions Ltd announced as new name of SCA Wood UK

26 February 2021

BSW announced today that its recent acquisition - the Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK - has now been renamed BSW Timber Solutions Ltd.

BSW, the largest integrated timber and forestry business in the UK, acquired the Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK in December last year.

The integrated group now comprises six main operating divisions – tree nurseries, forestry management, tree harvesting, sawmilling, biomass energy, and timber processing and distribution – operating as Maelor Forest Nurseries, Tilhill, Dick Brothers, BSW Timber, BSW Timber Solutions, BSW Energy, and Alvic Plastics.

BSW Timber Solutions Ltd is one the largest processors and distributors of timber products in the UK with annual sales in excess of £145m. The business operates from its headquarters and distribution centre in Stoke-on-Trent, and has further processing and distribution capability at its three other sites in Melton, Welshpool and Cumbernauld.

BSW made the acquisition as part of a move to offer a combined package of timber solutions and adding to security of supply for the market.

BSW Timber is the largest sawmilling business in the UK, with turnover of £370m and capacity to produce over 1.2 million m3 of sawn timber per year. The sawmilling business operates at seven sites across the UK with one in Latvia.