Timber Trades Journal Online


FEFPEB president calls for packing industry action to attract staff
17 August, 2022 President of the European Federation of Wooden Pallet & Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB), Rob van Hoesel, has called on the wooden pallet and packaging sector to update its businesses and communication to ensure it can attract and retain high quality staff for the future.


IMHX back live!
02 August, 2022 The UK’s premier logistics solutions and intralogistics technology event of the year – IMHX 2022 – will open for business at the NEC, Birmingham, on September 6.
  • Superheroes at work
    Marlene Cramer from the Centre for Wood Science and Technology highlights the InFutUReWood project, which looks at the reuse of structural timber
  • ATIBT ever more active at 70
    The environmental, economic and social development of the tropical forest industry is more important than ever, says ATIBT. Mike Jeffree reports
  • Not out of the woods
    Confor recently warned that the UK faces declining supplies of home-grown wood due to lack of productive tree planting. With the country currently needing to import over 80% of its wood requirement, the UK could be sleepwalking into a timber shortage crisis in the not too distant future. Stuart Goodall, Confor chief executive, examines the threats to supply and why the UK must urgently move productive tree planting up the agenda


Fog of war obscures outlook
10 June, 2022 Prospects for the softwood market have never been more difficult to read, writes Sampsa Auvinen, chairman of the board of the Confederation of the European Woodworking Industries (CEI Bois) and board professional
  • The Bumpy Road to Net Zero
    The UK panel industry is in the forefront of decarbonisation, but still faces challenges ahead, writes Wood Panel Industries Federation director-general Alastair Kerr