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TTF stages its first panels conference
08 November, 2018
The Timber Trade Federation’s inaugural UK Wood Panels Conference took place at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on November 7.
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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.
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.
Minister visits Egger UK factory
Friday, June 08, 2018 Minister for the Northern Powerhouse and Local Growth, Jake Berry MP, has visited Northumberland’s largest private sector employer – Egger UK – as part of his visit to the county to discuss the Borderlands Growth Deal.
Nicola Sturgeon unveils new Norbord OSB line
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled a new OSB manufacturing line at Norbord’s Inverness plant following a £95m investment.
Finsa to become second producer of Tricoya modified wood-based panels
Friday, March 16, 2018 Modified wood producer Accsys has signed a Tricoya user licence agreement with Finsa for the production of Tricoya modified wood-based panels.
Norbord gets STA Assure Gold status
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 The Structural Timber Association (STA) has awarded panel manufacturer Norbord the Assure Gold status in the association’s new STA Assure scheme.
Diamond Mark Chinese plywood to arrive in UK
Monday, March 12, 2018 Caledonian Plywood Company’s (CPC) first shipment of Chinese plywood certified under the TFT Woodexperts Diamond Mark is due to reach the UK shortly.
South-east traders highlight treatment and supply issues
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 Timber availability and the need to improve treated timber specification were two of the hot issues under discussion at the first official meeting of the newly re-formed London and Southeast Timber Trade Association (L&SETTA).
Strong panels markets boost Norbord earnings
Monday, February 05, 2018 Panel producer Norbord has posted record earnings in 2017 for its worldwide business.
UPM plywood division in record 2017 performance
Friday, February 02, 2018 UPM’s plywood business achieved a record high performance in 2017, the Finland-based forest products giant said in its annual results.
Panels giant Arauco to acquire Masisa Mexico assets
Thursday, December 21, 2017 South America based wood-based panel giant Arauco is to buy Masisa’s Mexican mills in a US$245m deal.
Contractor appointed to build modified wood chip plant in Hull
Thursday, October 26, 2017 A contractor has been appointed to build Tricoya Ventures UK Ltd’s new modified wood chip plant in Hull.
TTJ Awards 2017 prepares for action!
Thursday, September 28, 2017 The 2017 TTJ Awards is due to kick off on Friday at The Brewery in the City of London.
Norbord’s UK and German markets still “strong”
Monday, July 31, 2017 Panel maker Norbord’s European operations delivered second quarter adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of US$9m (€7.7m) versus US$11m (€9.4m) in the same quarter last year and $6m (€5.1m) in the prior quarter.
Kronospan increases sales but gas explosion hit profits last year
Thursday, July 06, 2017 UK panel products manufacturer Kronospan’s newly-published accounts show it increased sales for the year ended September 30, 2016 but profits were reduced by a range of factors, including a gas explosion last summer at the Chirk factory.
Norbord to use drones in site maintenance inspections
Tuesday, July 04, 2017 Norbord’s factory in South Molton is beginning to use drones to help identify and reduce the risk of working at heights.
Weyerhaeuser agrees sale of Lumin plywood mill in Uruguay
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 Weyerhaeuser has agreed to sell its Uruguay timberlands and manufacturing business, which includes the plywood mill producing Lumin branded products, to a consortium led by BTG Pactual's Timberland Investment Group for US$402.5m in cash.
Norbord reports strong demand in Q1
Thursday, May 04, 2017 Panel producer Norbord’s European operations has reported continuing strong demand in Q1, with double-digit demand growth in both the UK and Germany.
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.

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