Timber Trades Journal Online
The European Panel Federation (EPF) has joined with 72 leading companies and 34 industry organisations in signing the Antwerp Declaration for a European Industrial Deal.Read more
The German Sawmill and Wood Industry Association (DeSH) has welcomed the restart of a funding programmes to stimulate the German house construction industry but criticizes the lack of funding and focus on sustainable building materials.Read more
The European Panel Federation (EPF) has joined with 72 leading companies and 34 industry organisations in signing the Antwerp Declaration for a European Industrial Deal.
The Pallet LOOP officially joins BSW Group
The Pallet LOOP is now officially part of BSW Group – the UK’s largest integrated forestry and timber business. The move, which follows BSW’s acquisition of Scott Pallets in 2022 also sees The Pallet LOOP become a member of Binderholz – Europe’s leading timber processing operation.
CP Timber posts pre-tax profits of £1.07m
UK hardwood importer and distributor CP Timber has posted annual pre-tax profits of £1.07m, according to a statement posted at Companies House in February.
National tradeswomen’s event tickets available
WIT (Women Installers Together, now established as the only national, annual event for all tradeswomen, runs in the first week of July, this year on July 4, and returns in 2024 to The Great Hall, at London Metropolitan University.
Accsys bolsters team and expands market reach in North America
Accsys has announced it has signed a new North American sales director as well as bolstering its distribution partners across the US.
TTJ asks a broad section of the trade for their opinions about trade prospects, issues and developments in the year ahead
Just getting across the line
The UK hardwood sector is experiencing testing times. Mike Jeffree reports
Two of the big names in the UK timber industry are opting for electric sideloaders, as Tony Benson, global marketing manager at Baumann Sideloaders highlights
Combilift hits 25- year mark
Irish multi-directional forklift truck manufacturer Combilift has celebrated its 25-year anniversary with press, customers and dealers. Stephen Powney attended the celebration and press conference updating on Combilift’s plans for the future
Robert O’Donoghue, VP marketing and solutions, EMEA for Hyster looks at the issue of creating a culture of safety in wood handling operations
The new Broader Market Recognition Coalition is a key practical development to incentivise and deliver strong tropical forest governance, writes David Hopkins, Timber Development UK chief executive
Softwood sector seeks glimmers of light
The International Softwood Conference convened in challenging times for the industry looking for prospects of market improvement. Keith Fryer of Fort Builders Merchants, who moderated the event, reports
Women in timber engineering an award winning strategy
Nick Boulton, chief executive of the Trussed Rafter Association, shares his views on how diversity in the workforce is changing for the better
Positive political difference for forest industry
The UK forestry minister is working closely with the industry to support its development and now a sector deal with government is in prospect, reports Confor chief executive Stuart Goodall
Stepping up to safety act
The Building Safety Act is billed as the biggest overhaul of UK construction regulation in 40 years. Chief executive Andrew Carpenter shares the Structural Timber Association’s response and its view on implications for wood-based building