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Nobu Portman Square readies for the TTJ Awards
19 August, 2021
The Nobu Portman Square Hotel will be the setting for the 25th anniversary TTJ Awards taking place on September 17.
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Homag starts €10m extension of Schopfloch production facilities
Monday, July 19, 2021 Homag, the world’s largest woodworking machinery manufacturer, has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a €10m extension to its main Schopfloch production site in Germany.
Fourth wood modification reactor installed at Accoya Arnhem plant
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 The next step in Accoya modified wood’s expansion policy hit a landmark on May 28 when a fourth wood acetylation reactor was successfully installed at Accsys Technologies’ production facility in Arnhem, the Netherlands.
Voting in the 25th TTJ Awards launches
Monday, May 10, 2021 Voting is underway for the 25th anniversary TTJ Awards, which this year will be a hybrid event featuring an in-person event in central London and live-streaming to a wider digital audience.
Global wood-based panels conference to debate panels markets on May 11
Friday, May 07, 2021 TTJ-sister title Wood Based Panels International (WBPI) kicks off its virtual half-day conference on May 11, focusing on the performance of the global panels industry during the Covid-19 pandemic and looking beyond.
Ligna 2021 cancelled due to pandemic, next event in 2023
Monday, April 26, 2021 Deutsche Messe has announced that this year’s Ligna exhibition will not be held as a physical event and the next show will happen to 2023.
Martin cancels participation at Ligna 2021
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 Leading German woodworking machinery manufacturer Martin has cancelled its participation in this autumn’s Ligna exhibition due to uncertainty over sufficient Covid-19 vaccination levels among its staff and customers by then.
MDF Recovery targets 2022 for first operational plant
Friday, March 12, 2021 Innovative MDF recycling company MDF Recovery (MDFR) says the first operational plant featuring its technology is aimed to be running in 2022.
AFI takes new stance on treated timber in ground contact
Thursday, March 11, 2021 The Association of Fencing Industries (AFI) is recommending that fencing installers only use chemically treated timber in ground contact where this is a specific requirement by the client because of concerns raised in an AFI survey about early failures of treated fence posts.
Hundegger investment for Taylor Lane Timber Frame
Thursday, February 25, 2021 Taylor Lane Timber Frame has invested in a new fully automated cutting machine from Hundegger as part of a strategic investment programme.
Weinig UK launches new webshop
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Leading moulding technology manufacturer Weinig UK has launched a new webshop to further support customers.
WBPI’s Beyond Covid virtual event changes date to May 11
Saturday, February 06, 2021 Wood Based Panels International's (WBPI) virtual half-day conference event - Beyond Covid-19: The global wood-based panels industry adapting for the future – will be taking place on May 11.
UK’s leading woodworking machinery show announces postponement until 2022
Monday, January 25, 2021 The UK’s leading woodworking machinery exhibition - W Exhibition & Elements – has postponed its autumn 2021 show until February 6-9, 2022.
Researchers examine wood applications for space satellites
Monday, January 04, 2021 Researchers in Japan are reportedly looking at the possibility of satellites being made from wood in the future, according to Nikkei Asia.
UK fencing contractors surveyed on introducing treated timber post warranty scheme
Friday, December 11, 2020 Contractors in the fencing industry are being surveyed to see if they will back a warranty scheme in a bid to solve problems when treated timber fence posts fail prematurely.
BRE Postsaver trials reveal no decay after 20 years
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 The UK’s Building Research Establishment (BRE) field trials on Postsaver sleeved timber posts have revealed no evidence of decay in the sleeved part of the test after 20 years, Postsaver says.
CuNap treatment of bridge timber gaining traction from IWT-Moldrup
Monday, November 09, 2020 Denmark-based wood impregnation and thermal treatment plant supplier IWT-Moldrup says it will supply worldwide the first dedicated Copper naphthenate (Cu-Nap) plant as the environmentally friendly but effective future alternative to CCA and creosote.
LIGNA.21 goes into autumn - new date from 27 September to 1 October 2021
Friday, November 06, 2020 The Ligna exhibition – the world’s largest woodworking technology show – has been postponed until next autumn.
MEDITE SMARTPLY launches new Euroclass B OSB3 board
Tuesday, October 06, 2020 MEDITE SMARTPLY has launched SMARTPLY MAX FR B – a Euroclass B OSB3 board featuring wood flakes treated with flame retardant solution before factory pressing.
Tangent Furniture assets to go under the hammer
Tuesday, August 04, 2020 Extensive machinery, vehicles and stock of Tangent Furniture Ltd are to be auctioned off by Hilco on August 12.

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