Bellway focuses on timber sourcing
Conversations are understood to be taking place at national housebuilder Bellway plc about the sourcing of its CLS due to internal concerns over potential performance issues of home-grown Sitka spruce.
Rising costs put pressure on UK joinery manufacturers
Costs associated with CE marking and sourcing timber compliant with the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) are starting to put pressure on joinery manufacturers, according to the British Woodworking Federation’s (BWF) latest State of Trade survey.
Major investment marks Nicklin centenary
Major timber user Nicklin Transit Packaging, which is celebrating 100 years in business, is undertaking a major capital investment programme to boost capacity and efficiency. It is also looking to use 100% British wood.
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.