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Wood-based panels industry scholarship offered
26 February, 2019
One award, worth £1,000 or two awards each worth £500 are now available to support early career development within the wood based panel sector.
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Norbord invests further £35m into Inverness factory
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Wood panel manufacturer Norbord is investing £35m into the second phase of development of its Inverness factory in Scotland – taking overall investment in the past two years to £145m.
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.
Wood and Wellness conference prepares to kick off
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 The Wood and Wellness conference takes place in central London on Wednesday February 13, with top architects Alex de Rijke, Oliver Heath and DaeWha Kang sharing their experience of using wood as part of projects to foster health and well-being.
MEDITE SMARTPLY sponsors Wood and Wellness
Friday, January 25, 2019 Leading panel products manufacturer MEDITE SMARTPLY has come on board TTJ’s Wood and Wellness Conference as a Silver Sponsor.
Schattdecor acquires US Coating Company
Monday, January 14, 2019 Wood based panels surfacing giant The Schattdecor Group has finalised the purchase of US Coating Company, of South Carolina.
Tricoya agreement could open way for modified wood panels in SE Asia
Thursday, January 10, 2019 Accsys, the company behind Accoya modified wood, has announced that its subsidiary, Tricoya Technologies Limited (TTL), has entered into an agreement with PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) to potentially build an integrated acetic anhydride and Tricoya wood elements production plant in Malaysia.
Book your tickets for Wood and Wellness!
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Tickets for TTJ’s Wood and Wellness conference are on sale with members of timber industry organisations able to qualify for a discount.
Formica Group to be sold to Broadview
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Formica Group is to be sold by its New Zealand owners Fletcher Building Ltd to Broadview Holding BV (‘Broadview’) for US$840m.
BWF sponsors Wood and Wellness conference
Thursday, December 13, 2018 The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has come on board TTJ’s Wood and Wellness Conference as a Silver Sponsor.
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.
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.
Panel Agency Ltd acquires Grafton Boards Ltd
Monday, November 12, 2018 Kent timber and sheet materials agent Panel Agency Ltd has acquired the goodwill, trading name and assets of Grafton Boards Ltd.
TTF stages its first panels conference
Thursday, November 08, 2018 The Timber Trade Federation’s inaugural UK Wood Panels Conference took place at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on November 7.
TTJ announces Wood and Wellness conference
Monday, September 24, 2018 TTJ is to hold a major conference on wood’s role in the current trend towards health and wellbeing in the built environment.
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.
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.
Accoya producer reports annual sales growth
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Chemical wood modification group Accsys Technologies plc has reported an 8% growth in annual revenue and 7% increase in Accoya sales volumes to 42,676m3.
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.

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