All articles by Venugopal immadi

Venugopal immadi

Dad, why is my name on the side of that lorry?

When six-year-old James Latham kept spotting his name in giant letters on the side of lorries and buildings during family trips, he was understandably dumbfounded and asked his parents why.

Howarth Timber Group wins TTJ Timber Trader of the Year

Howarth Timber Group has scooped this year’s Timber Trader of the Year at the TTJ Awards 2019.

Madge joins CTI board

Andrew Madge, managing director of timber window and door specialist, Gowercroft Joinery, has been appointed to the Board of the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI).

BWF appoints Bailey as president

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has appointed Paul Bailey, founder and managing director of European Doorsets, as its new president. He succeeds Sean Parnaby, managing director of West Port Timber Windows, who has been president of the association since October 2016.

Raute to supply Russian birch plywood mill

Raute has received a binding order for the machinery and equipment for a birch plywood mill planned by a Russian customer, according to Lesprom.

Timberwolf announces five-year warranty

Professional wood chipper manufacturer Timberwolf has extended its customer support with the introduction of an industry first, five-year manufacturer’s warranty.

OHRA provides flexible storage solution

Schönreiter Building Materials, which is based in Essenbach, in Germany, has extended its product range to include timber and construction materials and its expansion resulted in the need for more storage space.

Dematic Academy to exhibit at IMHX

Dematic is to extend its presence at IMHX 2019 by taking additional exhibition space for the Dematic Academy within the Skills Zone and by contributing to the Skills speaker programme.

Sleeved post sales boom at Snows

A trial run in Postsaver sleeved post sales at Snows Timber has seen over £70,000 worth of orders in 10 weeks.

TP announces intention to demerge Wickes

Travis Perkins (TP) has announced its intention to demerge Wickes as a separate business. The news was announced as the company released its financial results for the six months ended June 2019.