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Lathams becomes headline sponsor of Wood and Wellness
17 October, 2018
James Latham has become headline sponsor of the TTJ Wood and Wellness conference being held early in 2019.
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Timber sector turns out in force for TTJ Awards
Monday, September 24, 2018 More than 400 people attended the annual TTJ Awards last Friday, with guest speaker and host Jo Caulfield providing the entertainment at new venue the InterContinental Hotel in Park Lane, London.
TTJ Awards judged entry finalists vying for glory
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Finalists in the TTJ Awards judged categories now only have 10 days before they find out if they have won.
Last chance to enter TTJ Awards’ judged categories
Tuesday, August 07, 2018 Companies have their last opportunity to enter the TTJ Awards 2018, with the judged awards entry deadline being extended to August 17.
Bradfords acquires Solo
Tuesday, August 07, 2018 Bradfords Building Supplies has announced the acquisition of Archmartin Ltd, trading as Solo Building Supplies.
Norbord’s European division reports “best results ever” in Q2
Friday, August 03, 2018 Norbord’s European operations recorded a more than doubling of EBITDA year-over-year in Q2 to US$21m, reflecting robust markets.
GP Wood starts plans to rebuild fire hit Lissarda mill
Friday, August 03, 2018 Irish sawmiller GP Wood has initiated plans to rebuild its plant in Lissarda, which was badly damaged by a major fire on July 13.
B&Q reinforces commitment to kitchens/bathroom market by recruiting 800 new staff
Thursday, August 02, 2018 DIY retailer B&Q is reinforcing its further commitment to the kitchens and bathrooms market by commencing recruitment of 800 new staff for its showroom areas to help customers.
Travis Perkins reports solid merchant sales but challenging consumer business at Wickes
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Travis Perkins (TP) has reported good sales growth in its merchant trade business but challenging conditions in its Wickes consumer business.
SCA Timber changes its name to SCA Wood
Friday, July 27, 2018 SCA has officially changed its business name from SCA Timber and will now be called SCA Wood.
Setra reports H1 growth in profit
Monday, July 23, 2018 Swedish wood products producer Setra has reported an operating profit of SKr233m (2017 H1: Skr90m) for the first half of 2018.
W Exhibition registration now open
Thursday, July 19, 2018 Registration for the UK’s only woodworking machinery and materials exhibition, the W Exhibition, has now opened.
New UK machined timber products supplier set up
Thursday, July 19, 2018 A new player has entered the UK and Ireland market to supply machined timber – Timber Focus Ltd.
Bergs Timber conducts organisational changes
Monday, July 02, 2018 Swedish sawmiller Bergs Timber has announced organisational changes following its acquisition of Norvik Timber Industries’ Baltics and UK operations earlier this year.
Investors’ UK timber sector expansion continues with Rembrand Timber acquisition
Monday, July 02, 2018 Private investment group Cairngorm Capital Partners LLP’s timber industry portfolio has taken another leap forward with addition of Rembrand Timber, which is merging with its Thornbridge Sawmills business.
Clifford Jones Timber wins major business prize
Monday, June 25, 2018 Clifford Jones Timber has been crowned Wales’s top family business at an awards ceremony in London.
Builders’ merchant sales grow
Monday, June 25, 2018 Latest builders’ merchant sales stats show sales were up 8.8% in April compared with the same month a year ago.
UK and EU paint and coatings industry united ahead of Brexit talks
Friday, June 22, 2018 The British Coatings Federation (BCF) and CEPE (the European association representing paints and inks) have pledged to continue their close working relationship beyond Brexit.
First UK MSc on Timber Architectural Design and Technology introduced
Friday, June 22, 2018 Edinburgh Napier University has introduced an MSc on Timber Architectural Design and Technology - the first programme of its kind in the UK.
Wood panel industry APPG reformed at Westminster
Thursday, June 21, 2018 An expert working group on the contribution of one of the UK’s wood panel manufacturing industries has been launched at an event in Westminster.

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