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Salvamac records over 50% growth
09 December, 2019
Polish-based crosscut saw machinery manufacturer Salvamac has recorded sales growth in excess of 50% in 2019.
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Ernst Greten honoured for preservation of Fagus-Factory in Alfeld
Sunday, December 01, 2019 The German National Committee for Monument Preservation has honoured Fagus-GreCon Greten GmbH senior proprietor Ernst Greten for his "extraordinary commitment” in the renovation and restoration of the historic Fagus-Factory in Alfeld.
Anker Stuy UK base opens
Monday, October 21, 2019 Dutch ambassador to the UK Simon Smits has attended the opening of Anker Stuy Coatings’ UK operation.
Accoya producer grows revenue and gross profits
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Leading modified wood producer Accsys Technologies plc has posted a 23% annual growth in revenue to €75.2m for the year ended March 31,2019.
Barking building blaze raises questions over use of fire-retardants
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 A Barking apartment development which suffered a serious fire should have had its wooden balconies and cladding treated with industrial fire retardants, a statement by timber groups has said.
Obituary – Francis Dalton
Monday, May 13, 2019 One of the most well-known figures in the UK woodworking machinery sector – Francis Dalton, MD of AL Dalton Ltd – has died following a short illness.
TTJ Awards voting under way!
Monday, April 29, 2019 Voting has got under way in the TTJ Awards 2019 voted categories.
Homag and Hundegger strategic partnership for timber construction
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Leading German machine makers Homag and Hans Hundegger AG have formed a straetgic partnership for the worldwide marketing of integrated total solutions for timber house production.
BCF conference to cover political and economic landscape
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 The annual conference of the British Coatings Federation will take place at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel on May 9. A reception and gala dinner will follow the conference programme.
Accsys reports increased revenue
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Accsys, the company behind Accoya modified wood, has reported revenue up by 10% to €26.7m for the five months ended August 31.
Daltons Wadkin to present new theme at W Exhibition
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Woodworking machinery distributor Daltons Wadkin will present a new themed display at the W Exhibition this year.
W Exhibition registration now open
Thursday, July 19, 2018 Registration for the UK’s only woodworking machinery and materials exhibition, the W Exhibition, has now opened.
TTF sets timetable for preservative treatment action
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has launched a new action plan to improve treated wood quality which includes asking its members to demonstrate compliance with several key principles.
UK and EU paint and coatings industry united ahead of Brexit talks
Friday, June 22, 2018 The British Coatings Federation (BCF) and CEPE (the European association representing paints and inks) have pledged to continue their close working relationship beyond Brexit.
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.
DTE orders second Stromab crosscut
Monday, June 04, 2018 DTE has ordered a second Stromab crosscut for its Ilkeston depot after successfully installing a first machine for the automated cutting of I-Joists.
Xylexpo shows 2018 growth
Monday, May 21, 2018 Organisers of the Xylexpo woodworking technology show in Milan have reported a 2.1% growth in visitor numbers at this year’s show.
Automated roof truss production first
Monday, May 21, 2018 Finnish robotic automation and software technology company Trussmatic has developed the first fully automated wood roof truss production line in the world.
DTE in Hundegger investment
Thursday, May 17, 2018 DTE Ltd has installed a Hundegger Turbo Drive for processing Truss components at its facility in Ashford, Kent.
Timber treaters urged to unlock “creative freedom”
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 The timber treatment sector has been urged to unlock its “creative freedom” and better communicate the benefits of treated wood during the annual Wood Protection Association (WPA) Conference in Derby.

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