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BWF CEO set to move after seven years
03 July, 2018
Iain McIlwee is to stand down as chief executive of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) after almost seven years.
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New national sales manager at Stenner
Monday, June 18, 2018 Dean Leng has joined Stenner Ltd as national sales manager. He will be responsible for developing the company’s sales presence within the UK and Irish wood processing industry.
Covers boosts charity at summer fair
Monday, June 18, 2018 Covers Timber & Builders Merchants in Chichester has raised £556.10 for St Wilfrid’s Hospice following its annual summer fair.
Hewitt joins BWF
Monday, June 18, 2018 Helen Hewitt has joined the British Woodworking Federation (BWF), taking on the role of membership director and lead for the Wood and Window Alliance (WWA).
TTJ stalwart leaves
Monday, June 18, 2018 TTJ editorial team member Keren Fallwell has left the company after 23 years of service.
TTJ welcomes Bayanda Thikazi
Monday, June 18, 2018 Bayanda Thikazi has joined TTJ’s sales team and will be responsible for market place and events advertising.
Jake Meyer aiming for K2 summit
Monday, June 18, 2018 The well-known Meyer timber industry family hopes to have a member summit one of the world’s most difficult mountains this summer.
Kebony appoints CCO
Monday, June 18, 2018 Modified wood producer Kebony has announced the appointment of Dirk Schilmoeller as chief commercial officer (CCO).
STA members ride for charity
Friday, June 15, 2018 A team of cyclists from Structural Timber Association member companies has raised more than £5,000 for charity.
Riding re-elected as UKFPA president
Friday, June 15, 2018 Frank Riding of Ridings Sawmills Ltd has been re-elected as president of the UK Forest Products Association (UKFPA).
Tilhill expands investment team
Friday, June 15, 2018 David Pelly has joined Tilhill Forestry’s investment and property team.
Pasquill gives a helping hand
Friday, June 01, 2018 Roof truss manufacturer Pasquill has launched a charity initiative – Helping Hands – to support charities and worthy causes across its branch network.
Howarth Timber expands senior management team
Friday, June 01, 2018 Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has strengthened its management structure with the addition of four area managers.
BCF presidency handed over to David Beckford
Friday, June 01, 2018 A new president has been appointed at the British Coatings Federation (BCF).
Trio put zest into fund-raising
Friday, June 01, 2018 Three runners from garden furniture supplier Zest 4 Leisure completed the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise nearly £6,000 for charity.
Kerridge Commercial Systems appoints new operations director
Friday, June 01, 2018 Kerridge Commercial Systems, a leading software provider to the timber industry, and a company that is undergoing a phase of substantial growth, has appointed Jose Duarte as operations director.
Robertson Timber Engineering appoints Stevens
Friday, June 01, 2018 Robertson Timber Engineering has appointed Neil Stevens as operations director.
Obituary – Eric Maxwell
Friday, June 01, 2018 Taylor Maxwell founder Eric Maxwell has died at the aged of 93, the company has announced.
Covers renews sponsorship of Chichester Festival Theatre
Friday, June 01, 2018 Covers Timber & Builders Merchant is sponsoring the Chichester Festival Theatre for a fifth consecutive year.
TTBS thanks long-serving trustee
Thursday, May 10, 2018 The long service of TTBS senior trustee Ian North was acknowledged at the charity’s 120th AGM last month.

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