Importer searches for successor
A Cumbrian timber trader fears he may have to close his high-end redwood business if no-one comes forward to take over the reigns from him as he prepares for retirement.
Mersey Timber in premises boost
Sheet materials merchant and processor Mersey Timber is relocating to a single, bigger site to boost capacity and efficiency.
Metsä Wood pre-packages for BIM
Metsä Wood has had a range of building information modelling data (BIM) created for its construction product system ‘families’ to make them easier and more attractive for architects, designers and builders to specify and use. It claims to be the first timber company to offer the service.
Travis Perkins predicts improved volumes
Travis Perkins chief executive Geoff Cooper has reported a strengthening in forward market indicators, giving added confidence that its volumes will improve in the second half of 2013.