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Snows Timber becomes independent after MBO
25 March, 2019
Snows Timber has announced the completion of a management buy out led by managing director Ian Church.
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MBM in supply partnership with Engineered Wood Solutions
Monday, March 18, 2019 MBM has formed a supply partnership with Engineered Wood Solutions (EWS) as part of MBM’s on-going commitment to expand its involvement with light and heavy engineered wood products and building systems.
UK softwood market prospects to improve if Brexit deal struck
Monday, March 11, 2019 Surprisingly positive UK softwood forecasts were shared at the Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) UK Softwood Conference last week.
Taylor’s Timber Centre restructures
Thursday, March 07, 2019 A restructuring and business expansion programme at Taylor’s Timber Centre in Bradford has seen general manager Mark Pullan acquire a 25% shareholding in the business and take over as managing director.
Sydenhams acquires Snows Timber’s Glastonbury site
Friday, March 01, 2019 Sydenhams has announced that it has acquired Snows Timber’s Glastonbury operation in Somerset.
Cairngorm acquires Sentry Doors
Monday, February 25, 2019 Cairngorm Capital has made further moves in the timber products sector with the acquisition of fire and security door manufacturer Sentry Doors.
James Latham acquires Abbey Woods of Ireland
Monday, February 18, 2019 James Latham has acquired the entire issued share capital of Abbey Wood Agencies Ltd, a leading Irish timber merchant and the official distributor of Accoya wood in Ireland.
US timber giant agrees to acquire UK timber agency
Monday, February 18, 2019 US-based International Forest Products LLC (IFP) has announced an agreement to acquire Price and Pierce Forest Products Ltd, one of the oldest timber agencies in the UK.
Rougier finalises sale of Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux
Monday, December 10, 2018 Rougier Group has finalised the sale of its Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux business to the Malvaux Group.
Beers Timber Holdings acquires Tonge Bridge Timber
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 Liverpool based Beers Timber Holdings has announced the completion of the purchase of Tonge Bridge Timber of Bolton.
Rougier to sell French import and distribution operation
Friday, November 23, 2018 The Rougier Group has entered into negotiations to sell its French import and distribution arm Rougier Sylvaco Panels to the Malvaux Group.
Wood Awards’ top prize won by Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 The Mears Group Gold Award winner of this year’s Wood Awards is Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery, Cambridge.
Private investor Cairngorm swoops to acquire Arnold Laver
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Private equity firm Cairngorm Capital has swooped to acquire UK timber industry giant Arnold Laver.
Record attendance at UK Construction Week
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Some 34,000 industry people attended UK Construction Week (UKCW) this year - a record for the event, which comprises nine individual shows including Timber Expo.
Premier strengthens its Welsh presence with West Wales acquisition
Monday, October 08, 2018 Premier Forest Group, one of the UK’s fastest growing timber groups, continues to strengthen its distribution and processing capacity with the acquisition of West Wales based timber importer Merlwood Timber Ltd.
SR Timber reports batten sales boost
Thursday, September 06, 2018 SR Timber has reported a 12% growth in sales of timber roofing battens for the first half of 2018.
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.
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.
World’s “lightest” plywood available in UK
Monday, June 04, 2018 What is said to be the world’s lightest plywood is now available in the UK.
Woodpecker makes life fun for staff
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 A Welsh wood flooring distributor has transformed its workspace by installing a slide, gym and real wood treehouse in new offices at its Caerphilly base.

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