TTJ Awards 2015



Landmark Hotel, London, United Kingdom,,
24 September 2015

Event Sponsorship

Award Sponsors

With a turnover in excess of £70 million, Arbor Forest Products is one of the largest independent timber importing businesses in the UK. Despite shipping more than 275,000m3 of timber each year to the building, DIY, and construction trades, Arbor Forest Products remains independently owned, and serves some of the smallest timber businesses in the country, as well as some of the largest.Throughout its own growth, Arbor Forest Products has consistently championed small businesses, and this commitment to providing the very highest level of service to firms of all sizes is reflected in the company’s sponsorship of the TTJ Small Timber Business Award.



Panels Trader of the Year Sponsor

As a leader in the panels market, CPP recognises the importance of continual innovation and this has never been so significant with the recent introduction of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) and the move fromthe Construction Products Directive (CPD) to the Construction Products Regulation (CPR). CPP has embraced these developments and the opportunities they provide by continually innovating to meet the growing technical requirements of the construction industry. A recent innovation, SmartPly’s ToughPly, is a fully certified, legal and sustainable OSB3 alternative to tropical plywood. The general builders’ board provides a solution for a variety of applications such as roofing, sheathing and boarding. The product can also be used where a structural solution is required by the Building Regulations.


Excellence in Marketing Sponsor

Combilift’s range of 4-way forklifts provides space saving, safe and more productive handling and storage procedures for long and bulky loads, and this specialist manufacturer has been at the forefront of innovation in the materials handling sector since the company was established fifteen years ago. Now the acknowledged leading global supplier of customised handling solutions, Combilift has a worldwide network of dealerships and sells to around 75 countries, It has produced over 20,000 units of its ever expanding product portfolio which operates across a wide range of industries, with the timber sector being one of its largest customer bases.


The Confederation of Timber Industries is an umbrella organisation, representing the UK's Timber supply chain from saw mills to end of life recycling. Launched on 10 June 2015, the CTI already has 38 supporters from across the whole Timber Supply Chain.Builders’ merchants, manufacturers and importers along with Universities, training organisations and research bodies have agreed to be part of the project. CTI supporters also include large Multinational Companies as well as Trade Associations representing key sectors within the supply chain.


Softwood Trader of the Year Sponsor

Formerly Arch Timber Protection, Lonza Wood Protection, is the leading European supplier of products and processes for the effective preservative and fire retardant protection of timber. Leading brand preservative products such as TANALITH E and VACSOL Aqua can be used to pressure treat timber and provide long term protection against decay and insect attack. A choice of DRICON and NON-COM Exterior proven fire retardant treatments is available for timber used in both interior and exterior situations, providing a very effective surface spread of flame protection and more time in a fire situation.


Event sponsor

Gain industry wide exposure and meet your marketing objectives by sponsoring our high profile industry lunch.

The event provides the perfect platform to target industry leaders and influencers and showcase your company at an exclusive lunch. We offer a wide range of sponsorship packages from the exclusive platinum package, to networking functions and awards sponsorship options.

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Award Sponsors

Environmental Achievement Award Sponsor

Danzer UK is the UK based sales organisation for Danzer Group. Danzer Group are the world's largest producer of decorative veneer and one of the largest producers of hardwood sawn timber in North America and Africa (including 1.16 million ha of FSC certified forest at IFO in Rep of Congo). Danzer UK source both from our own in house productions as well as from credible and reliable third party suppliers globally. We are FSC/PEFC/BM Trada FPCC chain of custody registered and offer nationwide coverage with a just in time delivery service from extensive UK and overseas stocks. Our product range includes sawn timber/flooring/kitchen work tops/doors/veneer/3D veneer/engineered timber products.


Website of the Year Sponsor



Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering inspired business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services industries. With over 40 years of experience serving small, midmarket and larger enterprises, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management, supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) software enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional, and global businesses demand.


Through our plants in Ireland and Scotland, Glennon Brothers offers a one stop shop solution, for sawn softwood in the British Isles, with products for the construction, packaging and fencing industries. Having celebrated 100 years in business in 2013, Glennon Brothers is now the premier name in the Irish and UK timber processing industry. The Small Timber Business Award is an ideal opportunity to showcase the importance of ambitious small companies to our industry. Glennon Brothers is delighted to be sponsoring the Award, for the second consecutive year, which recognises companies who have displayed, innovation, determination, and business excellence.


Brand Sponsors


Award Sponsors

MBM Forest Products Ltd are proud to sponsor the  2015 TTJ Engineered Timber award.Part of the growing Consolidated Timber Holdings Group (www.cth.co.uk) MBM Forest Products are importers and distributors of Structural Timber,  Engineered Timber, and Panel products.  Operating from our site at Tilbury we deliver mixed loads to our customers across the UK on a ‘just in time’ basis. Delivering  customers multiple products on a single load ensures we can give customers just enough of what they want, when they need it. This is hugely beneficial for customers helping them reduce their own stock levels and improve the cash flow within their business. 


Drinks Sponsors

In any great company, customer focus is at the heart of the business. The latest independent survey of Snows Timber customers shows that our people, their knowledge and their dedication to customers' needs, are truly appreciated. At Snows, we believe that knowledge shared contributes to profitable timber sales. Supported by our dependable timber supply - responsibly sourced, skilfully produced and reliably delivered – the Snows sales team help our customers to develop their businesses and their markets. With four regional production and distribution centres, and our own delivery fleet, Snows Timber is your partner in good wood business.


Award Sponsors

Timber Flooring Trader of the Year Award Sponsor

‘Don’t spend so much time trying to choose the perfect opportunity, that you miss the right opportunity ‘....Michael Dell. Fifty years of timber trading and Taylor Maxwell are still creating the right opportunities to supply quality products into our national customer base.Working from four strategic offices, we represent some of the best UK and European producers selling construction, pallet, fencing, hardwoods and flooring. We will continue to focus on bringing the right products to market, developing in tandem with our customers and suppliers, to improve qualities and service in our vision of making Taylor Maxwell ‘The Mark Of Choice’.


Brand Sponsors

Ten-25 have been developing Trading and Stock Control Computer systems for the Timber Industry since 1981. UniTrade 360 is a flexible package that can be tailored to the needs of a timber business. Integrated milling, pack and measured stock control whether trading in hardwoods, softwoods or sheet materials.


Award Sponsors

Innovation Award Sponsor

Timber Expo and TRADA have teamed up once again to sponsor the prestigious Innovation Award in 2015. Both organisations are working closely together to drive innovation which is vital if the timber industry is to grow, develop and compete against alternative materials and technologies in the market. Timber Expo is the UK’s leading event dedicated exclusively to timber, its associated technologies and its many applications. At the heart of the show is Timber Focus; the most comprehensive and in-depth seminar programme featuring an unrivalled collection of high calibre speakers all co-ordinated by TRADA. The shortlisted entries for the Innovation Award will not only be awarded a prestigious trophy, they will also be given the opportunity to feature their entries within the exhibition hall at Timber Expo, held at the NEC, Birmingham on 07 and 08 October. Successful entrants will also be granted exclusive speaker slots within the Timber Focus seminar programme, enabling a lucky few to present the secret of their success to a wide audience.


Innovation Award Sponsor

imber Expo and TRADA have teamed up once again to sponsor the prestigious Innovation Award in 2015. Both organisations are working closely together to drive innovation which is vital if the timber industry is to grow, develop and compete against alternative materials and technologies in the market. Timber Expo is the UK’s leading event dedicated exclusively to timber, its associated technologies and its many applications. At the heart of the show is Timber Focus; the most comprehensive and in-depth seminar programme featuring an unrivalled collection of high calibre speakers all co-ordinated by TRADA. The shortlisted entries for the Innovation Award will not only be awarded a prestigious trophy, they will also be given the opportunity to feature their entries within the exhibition hall at Timber Expo, held at the NEC, Birmingham on 07 and 08 October. Successful entrants will also be granted exclusive speaker slots within the Timber Focus seminar programme, enabling a lucky few to present the secret of their success to a wide audience.


Hardwood Trader of the Year Sponsor


Table Host

W Denis Credit Risks is part of W Denis Insurance Brokers Plc, and one of the largest independent brokers in the UK. Clients of W Denis Credit Risks span many industrial sectors from aviation to cargo handling, manufacturing to power plants, property to finance but timber and its related trades is a very significant element of our client portfolio. Bad debt and slow paying customers are a fact of life in today's global economic climate. We work closely with our clients to provide a high degree of trading confidence by harnessing credit insurance solutions to support profitable growth and enhanced receivable funding.


Award Sponsors

Plywood Trader of the Year Sponsor

W.Howard Limited – The Leading Edge in MDF Moulding. W. Howard Limited are manufacturers of MDF mouldings, products include skirtings, architraves, window boards, door casings and door linings. The product range consists of over 160 profiles and sizes and finishes in white primed, veneered and laminated and Extreme MDF made from Medite Tricoya. As well as a vast core range offering we are also able to manufacture bespoke products.Our main site in Manchester handles all manufacturing, administration and deliveries. We also have a further manufacturing site in Powys which produces the veneered and laminated products and a collection and distribution depot in London.