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Accsys reports increased revenue
18 September, 2018
Accsys, the company behind Accoya modified wood, has reported revenue up by 10% to €26.7m for the five months ended August 31.
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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.
Automated cross-cut demand increases in the UK, says Daltons Wadkin
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Daltons Wadkin has noted an increase in demand for automated cross-cut saws in the UK.
W Exhibition puts focus on new talent
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 This year’s W Exhibition and sister show Elements will continue their pledge to support and promote new talent in the furniture manufacturing industry.
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.
Wood Protection Association joins CTI
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 The Confederation of the Timber Industries (CTI) Board has met and approved an application to join from the Wood Protection Association (WPA).
Timber trade gathers at Timber Expo
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Timber construction seminars, new product launches, a woodworking awards shortlist announcement and a UK/Belarus timber trade event were just some of the highlights taking place this week at Timber Expo.
Lonza gains Grown in Britain promotional licence
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Lonza Wood Protection has gained a promotional licence from Grown in Britain, linking the latest Excalibur incising machines firmly into the British-grown timber supply chain.
Coillte and Treemetrics announce €1m forestry data deal
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Irish state forester Coillte and Treemetrics have announced a major €1m million agreement to roll out a pioneering real-time satellite communications and data-analytics platform for forestry harvest control.
Ligna 2017 to be bigger and “different”
Thursday, February 23, 2017 World-leading international wood industry exhibition Ligna is on course for a bigger event in 2017.
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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