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Clarks Wood Company relocates to Newport
30 November, 2017
Longstanding timber firm Clarks Wood Company, established in 1793, will be relocating to parent company Premier Forest Products’ Newport hub.
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Saint-Gobain acquires Scotframe
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland has completed the acquisition of Scotframe Limited, accelerating its involvement in the offsite manufacturing and closed panel construction market.
Thornbridge in new investor partnership for growth
Thursday, November 09, 2017 Scottish timber processor and distributor Thornbridge Sawmills Ltd has entered into a partnership with investor Cairngorm Capital LLP.
Lavers in North London expansion
Monday, October 30, 2017 Arnold Laver has expanded its presence in North London after opening a large new depot in Borehamwood as part of a £1.5m investment.
Timber industry celebrates at TTJ Awards 2017
Monday, October 02, 2017 About 450 people attended the TTJ Awards last Friday at The Brewery in the City of London – a record number for the event.
Senior changes announced at James Latham
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 James Latham has announced that Peter Latham will be retiring as non-executive chairman of James Latham Plc and will be leaving the business at the company’s AGM on August 23.
Lathams steps up HPL credentials with major new distribution deal
Monday, April 24, 2017 James Latham has announced an agreement to become a major distributor for Italian high pressure laminate (HPL) manufacturer Abet Laminati.
Steph McGovern to host TTJ Awards
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Broadcaster Steph McGovern will be the host and guest speaker for the TTJ Awards 2017.
New Timbmet owner hints at further acquisitions
Wednesday, February 01, 2017 New Timbmet owner The Hadleigh Timber Group has hinted at further timber sector acquisitions in the near future.
Timbmet acquired by Hadleigh Timber Group
Monday, January 23, 2017 The Timbmet Group has been acquired by the Hadleigh Timber Group, the owners of Meyer Timber.
GE Robinson boosts sideloader fleet
Friday, January 06, 2017 Long-standing UK timber importer GE Robinson & Co Ltd has boosted its efficiency with the addition of five more Baumann sideloaders.
Crown Timber changes name to Södra Wood Ltd
Tuesday, January 03, 2017 Crown Timber Group Plc has announced that it has been renamed Södra Wood Ltd.
Further timber companies to receive FLEGT-licensed shipments
Monday, December 19, 2016 As Indonesia’s first official shipment of FLEGT-licensed timber nears the UK, further timber companies are announcing they are to receive some of the products.
First FLEGT-licensed timber shipments now bound for UK
Friday, November 18, 2016 UK agents, importers and distributors are preparing for the first shipment of FLEGT-licensed Indonesian timber products, with James Latham and Plaut International among those relishing the landmark.
Lathams to get first FLEGT licensed timber
Monday, November 14, 2016 James Latham is set to take delivery of one of the first shipments of FLEGT-licensed timber products to the EU from Indonesia early in the New Year.
George Donaldson CBE - a Scottish timber pioneer
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 George Donaldson, a leading figure in the Scottish timber trade and who played a key role in building one of Scotland’s most successful family companies, has died.
SCA acquires Swedscot Timber
Monday, September 26, 2016 SCA Timber Supply UK has acquired Scottish timber distribution business Swedscot Timber Ltd.
Rougier upbeat despite sales dip
Thursday, September 15, 2016 French-based African hardwood and plywood producer and distributor Rougier expects growth to resume in the second half, after a difficult first six months.
Huge timber model created for Great Fire recreation
Friday, September 02, 2016 UK timber companies MBM Forest Products and Falcon Panel Products have supplied materials for a high-profile event which will recreate the Great Fire of London this weekend.
TTJ Awards guest numbers hit 400
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 TTJ Awards judges have been busy meeting up to assess the judged categories, as ticket sales for the 20th anniversary event reach 400.
Timbmet continues to improve profits
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 The Timbmet Group has reported a third year of stabilising revenues and improvement of both its gross and net profitability.

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