All articles by Amit Thadani

Amit Thadani

Reliable racking

Founded almost 60 years ago, Thorogood Timber has always believed that everything it does should be focused on quality – and that includes its Stakapal racking

House maker opts for OHRA

Prefabricated timber house manufacturer Ubrankovics turned to OHRA for its storage solutions

Your waste could be treasure to schools

Gervais Sawyer says schools are crying out for wood materials

The scientific approach

Mike Gorman, sales director of East Yorkshire racking specialist Filstorage, looks at the scientific approach to timber yard design and how this can benefit merchants

Symposium charts changing markets

Panels manufacturers from across the world gathered in Hamburg for the 12th European Wood-based Panels Symposium, hearing the latest economic forecasts and technical updates for the industry. Stephen Powney was there to bring this report

Fire protection hots up

Fire retardant wood-based panels are a subject of keen market interest. One FR technology specialist – Zeroignition – recently showed its capabilities to international global producers in Germany. Stephen Powney talked to Martin Dickie of Zeroignition

From tropical surge to slowdown?

After a strong start to 2022, deteriorating market conditions threaten to slow the UK tropical timber trade. That’s according to latest reports from Rupert Oliver of Forest Industries Intelligence ( for the International Tropical Timber Organisation’s market information service (, of which the following is a summary

Agent of change

Del credere agent NHG Timber operates globally, with its range including temperate hardwoods and clear softwoods. But it is perhaps particularly known for tropical timber. TTJ asked director Stuart McBride about developments and the role of an agent in this part of its business

Driving tropical diversity

Using more lesser known tropical species makes increasing sense from multiple perspectives, says Ecochoice. Mike Jeffree reports

FLEGT stakeholders urge continued monitoring

As it reports on its website,, the EU FLEGT Independent Market Monitor (IMM) has held consultations with industry stakeholders to gauge their views on the value and future of its role tracking timber trade flows from FLEGT VPA partner countries and canvassing market opinion of FLEGT and FLEGT licensing