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Swedish fire-retardant wood specialist targets UK
01 July, 2020
Leading Scandinavian fire-retardant treatment specialist Woodsafe Timber Protection is making moves to establish itself in the UK.
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IWF 2020 is cancelled
Thursday, June 11, 2020 North America’s largest woodworking technology exhibition – the International Woodworking Fair (IWF) – has cancelled its show this summer due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
IWT-Moldrup secures €15m wood impregnation plant order
Thursday, June 11, 2020 Denmark-based wood impregnation and thermal treatment plant supplier IWT-Moldrup has secured an order to supply a significant wood impregnation plant and material handling equipment with a total value of more than €15m.
Combilift ventilator innovation will help in Covid-19 fight
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 Irish forklift manufacturer Combilift has drawn on its expertise in engineering and software design to develop an innovation which will help the medical world deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Birthday celebrations for GreCon Ltd following record growth
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 Wood scanning and fire protection technology specialist GreCon Ltd is celebrating 28 years of business and commitment to the UK & Ireland market.
Biesse helps Covid-19 fight with 3D printer use
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Italian woodworking machinery giant Biesse is using its 3D printing technology to make personal protective equipment (PPE) for local hospitals.
Salvamac records over 50% growth
Monday, December 09, 2019 Polish-based crosscut saw machinery manufacturer Salvamac has recorded sales growth in excess of 50% in 2019.
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.

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