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New merchant software targets customer relationships

Ten-25 Software has developed a new integrated CRM (customer relationship management module) to its UniTrade 360 timber merchant trading system.

Kebony features in US award

A riverside park in New York decked in Kebony modified wood has won a category award at the American Society of Landscape Architects Awards.

Grown in Britain week launches with ministerial backing

The second annual Grown in Britain week kicked off in grand style yesterday with the secretary of state for the environment visiting a major housing project using home-grown timber in the morning and two government ministers speaking at the launch event at the House of Lords in the afternoon.

EUTR aids responsible timber sourcing

The first analysis of purchases by Timber Trade Federation members since the EU Timber Regulation found a significant improvement in the reduction of risk associated with buying timber, according to the TTF annual report on responsible sourcing.

China Accoya dispute costs Accsys £2.5m

The failed bid by Accsys Technologies to end an agreement to bring Accoya modified wood plants to China and South-east Asia will cost the company almost £2.5m.

Scott responds to demand with five-year BSW supply deal

Scott Pallets has signed a five-year supply deal with BSW Timber to ensure it can meet rising demand.

Garden test for Accoya

Accoya Deck has been tested by crowds at the International Garden Festival in France as it enters its sixth month with visitor numbers expected to reach 250,000.

Hospital takes care of spoil

A towable combination chipper/shredder has been bought by a Northampton mental health care hospital with additional sites in the Midlands.

Lifecycle Database EPD tools launch

Timber product companies will soon be able to use the Wood for Good Lifecycle Database to help create environmental performance declarations (EPDs) for use in marketing and specification data.

Ridgeons’ celebrates employee achievements

Ridgeons Group has celebrated the achievements of its employees at a special recognition awards lunch.