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New headline sponsor for TTJ Awards
18 December, 2017
MDF mouldings manufacturer W Howard has signed up to become headline sponsor of the TTJ Awards 2018.
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Devon refurb wins Gold Award at Wood Awards
Thursday, November 23, 2017 A refurbished house in Devon that makes extensive interior use of timber has won this year’s Wood Awards Gold Award.
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.
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.
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.
Sydenhams acquires Avon Plywood
Friday, August 11, 2017 Sydenhams has acquired Keynsham-based timber and sheet materials specialist Avon Plywood.
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.
Accoya producer grows sales
Thursday, June 22, 2017 Modified wood producer Accsys Technologies plc recorded an 18% sales volume increase in the year ended March 31, 2017 but loss before tax was €4.4m (2016: €0.5m loss).
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.
UK timber product imports rise 18% in Jan-Feb
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 UK timber product import volumes increased by 18% in the first two months of 2017 compared to a year ago, according to the Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) latest statistics bulletin.
London seminar on Brazil timber trade
Monday, May 15, 2017 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and Embassy of Brazil in London are combining on a seminar to give the timber trade an update on the South American country’s wood products sector.
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.
EU plywood imports rise to near record level
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 EU imports of plywood increased by 8% to 4.13 million m3 in 2016, the second highest level ever recorded, according to the International Tropical Timber Organisation’s latest market report.
Funding secured for world’s first Tricoya chip plant in Hull
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Modified wood producer Accsys Technologies has secured €68m funding to build, operate and finance the world’s first Tricoya modified wood chip manufacturing plant in Hull.
UK timber product imports reach nine-year high
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 UK imports of timber and panel products are at their highest level for nine years, according to the Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) latest statistics.
Lathams in Garnica distribution deal
Monday, March 13, 2017 James Latham has tied up an exclusive UK deal to distribute Spanish manufacturer Garnica’s poplar plywood.
TTF agrees third party testing for non-EU hardwood ply
Monday, March 13, 2017 The Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) National Panel Products Division has unanimously agreed mandatory third party species testing and third party product performance testing for all panels placed on the market from outside the EU.
New SterlingOSB merchant campaign
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 The manufacturer of Sterling OSB is following up a 24% sales boost in 2016 with a new nationwide merchant campaign.
Annual UK import stats show healthy growth
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 The value of UK softwood imports increased 6.5% to £1.12bn in 2016, according to provisional figures released by the Timber Trade Federation (TTF).
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.

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