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UK and EU paint and coatings industry united ahead of Brexit talks
The British Coatings Federation (BCF) and CEPE (the European association representing paints and inks) have pledged to continue their close working relationship beyond Brexit.
First UK MSc on Timber Architectural Design and Technology introduced
Edinburgh Napier University has introduced an MSc on Timber Architectural Design and Technology - the first programme of its kind in the UK.
Wood panel industry APPG reformed at Westminster
An expert working group on the contribution of one of the UK’s wood panel manufacturing industries has been launched at an event in Westminster.
Global softwood lumber prices continue climb
Global softwood lumber prices continued their two-year climb in Q1 with the growth being higher in North America than in the Nordic countries, Russia and China, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ).
Accoya producer reports annual sales growth
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.
New national sales manager at Stenner
Dean Leng has joined Stenner Ltd as national sales manager. He will be responsible for developing the company’s sales presence within the UK and Irish wood processing industry.
Joinery sector converges for BWF Members Day
Around 140 British Woodworking Federation (BWF) members were urged about the need to create a wood culture in the UK at the federation’s annual Members Day.
TTF activities highlighted at AGM
The Timber Trade Federation will continue to drive and grow a profitable industry and to promote its members as suppliers of “timber you can trust”, delegates at the organisation’s June 14 annual general meeting were told.
Covers boosts charity at summer fair
Covers Timber & Builders Merchants in Chichester has raised £556.10 for St Wilfrid’s Hospice following its annual summer fair.
Hewitt joins BWF
Helen Hewitt has joined the British Woodworking Federation (BWF), taking on the role of membership director and lead for the Wood and Window Alliance (WWA).
TTJ stalwart leaves
TTJ editorial team member Keren Fallwell has left the company after 23 years of service.
TTJ welcomes Bayanda Thikazi
Bayanda Thikazi has joined TTJ’s sales team and will be responsible for market place and events advertising.
Jake Meyer aiming for K2 summit
The well-known Meyer timber industry family hopes to have a member summit one of the world’s most difficult mountains this summer.
Kebony appoints CCO
Modified wood producer Kebony has announced the appointment of Dirk Schilmoeller as chief commercial officer (CCO).
STA members ride for charity
A team of cyclists from Structural Timber Association member companies has raised more than £5,000 for charity.
Riding re-elected as UKFPA president
Frank Riding of Ridings Sawmills Ltd has been re-elected as president of the UK Forest Products Association (UKFPA).
Compsite Prime helps reduce plastic waste
Composite Prime says its wood/plastic decking saves the equivalent of 10 million plastic bottles every six months going to landfill.
Tilhill expands investment team
David Pelly has joined Tilhill Forestry’s investment and property team.
Pasquill wins environment award
UK roof truss giant Pasquill has won a prestigious Saint-Gobain Emerald Environment Award.
Construction figures show dip
Severe wintry weather at the start of 2018, rising costs and Brexit are to blame for a sharp drop in construction output, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).