TTJ Awards 2019

Hilton London Bankside, London,
13 September 2019

Event Sponsorship

Headline Sponsor

CombiLift’s wide range of multidirectional forklifts and other specialist handling equipment ensures the space saving, safe and more productive handling and storage of long loads, pallets and containers. CombiLift has been at the forefront of innovation in its sector since it was established in 1998 and is the acknowledged leading global supplier of customised handling solutions. The company has a worldwide network of dealerships and exports to more than 75 countries. Celebrating 20 years in business in 2018, CombiLift has produced over 36,000 units of its ever expanding product portfolio which operate across a wide range of industries, with the timber sector being one of its largest customer bases.'

Category Sponsors

ECC is one of Irelands leading wood processors supplying quality Construction, Fencing and Packaging Timber products direct to UK and Irish markets since 1992. Based in the scenic west of Ireland with UK sales offices in Hadleigh and Liverpool, ECC’s continuous focus on customer requirements has established the company as the benchmark for quality product and service in the UK and Irish timber markets. Social and Environmental sustainability are the cornerstone of our business, ECC have become the first homegrown timber processor to offer dual PEFC and FSC certification on our product range.  ECC is proud to sponsor the Environmental award for the industry.

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.

Glennon Brothers is the first home grown timber processor, to sponsor a TTJ Award. In line with its ongoing commitment to invest in people, this year Glennon Brothers is sponsoring the Career Development Award, which presents an ideal opportunity to showcase the importance of highly talented people to the industry.

Gold Sponsors

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 and VACSOL can be used to industrially treat timber and provide long term protection against decay and insect attack. A choice of DRICON and ATP Generic proven fire retardant treatments is available for timber used in both permanent and temporary interior situations, providing a very effective surface spread of flame protection and more time in a fire situation.

Category Sponsors

As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of engineered wood-based panel products, we are regularly seen as the No. 1 choice in the construction, DIY, and furniture sectors. This has allowed us to become one of the most trusted and respected suppliers to the trade, with a wide range of panel products to suit a multitude of jobs and applications. Our brands, SterlingOSB Zero, CaberBoard and CaberWood MDF are well known in the construction industry and are commonly specified by architects, national housebuilders and specifiers.

Table Sponsors

MDM Timber was established in 1989 as an independent Timber Importer with the emphasis of providing quality products, at competitive prices, on a "Just In Time Basis".

From its small beginnings with offices above a joinery shop in Wickford, the company has grown steadily without ever losing sight of its guiding principles.

As the company continued to grow, the need to employ a larger workforce increased resulting in the company relocating, initially to a site in Rayleigh, and again in 2003 to our present location in Basildon.

Gold Sponsors

The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) is the UK’s foremost membership body for the timber supply chain. Our members constitute timber importers, merchants, agents and manufacturers and account for around two-thirds of the £10 billion UK timber industry. We offer a host of services to our members including technical, trade and sustainability advice alongside political and industry representation. We aim to put our members and their businesses at the heart of the UK construction and industrial strategy. If you have any questions on timber and the timber industry then get in touch with our team of experts who will be happy to help. </ br>

Table Sponsors

'Déanta is the fastest-growing door distributor in the UK, based in Ely Cambridgeshire. We are leading internal door manufacturers, with all of our doors manufactured in our very own facility. This allows us to deliver both outstanding quality and innovative design.

Producing high quality products is key, so we only use hand-picked veneers from North America. All of our prefinished veneers are FSC certified and feature solid cores.

Customer service sits at the core of everything we do. We believe in developing long term, trusted relationships with our valued customers. That’s why they keep coming back to us.'

Koppers Performance Chemicals is the global leading in timber preservatives, working in partnership with the industry to enhance the natural durability of timber in agricultural, construction, landscaping and utility applications. Synonymous with innovation, Koppers Performance Chemicals product portfolio contains some of the most trusted & valued brands in the industry, notably Protim®, Celcure®, MicroPro®, Koppers FirePro and Exterior Fire-X®

Gold Sponsors

As the UK’s leading organisation representing over 400 members in the structural timber sector and associated supply chain companies, the STA has an objective to drive quality and product innovation through expert technical guidance and research - underpinned by education, training and event programmes.

Category Sponsors

Ten-25 Software has provided the timber industry with straightforward order and stock management software since 1981. Built on years of experience and customer feedback, our systems are designed to speed up your daily operations and deliver valuable, usable insights into your business, enhancing performance and profitability, streamlining menial processes and removing everyday stresses from timber trading. Our latest cloud system, UT400, mobilises timber businesses to buy better, stock smarter and sell faster. With transparent monthly per-user pricing, no hidden fees and a simple, intuitive interface, we believe we have created the ultimate online trading system for every merchant business.

Timber Expo and TRADA have teamed up once again to sponsor the prestigious Innovation Award in 2018. 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 the Timber Focus Seminars; the most comprehensive and in-depth seminar programme featuring an unrivalled collection of high calibre speakers co-ordinated by TRADA. The shortlisted entries for the Innovation Award will not only be awarded a prestigious trophy, but will gain added exposure within the exhibition hall at Timber Expo, held at the NEC, Birmingham from 9 - 11 October.

Badge and Lanyard Sponsor

Timber Preservation Technologies have satisfied a large number of UK and overseas clients with the quality and reliability of our timber treatment plant products and service.

We have been manufacturing Timber Treatment Plant for over 15 years. In that time, we have developed possibly the best wood preservative treatment process and the associated equipment available from a UK manufacturer.

We are proud to be at the forefront of those advances and that has made us industry leaders in the design, manufacture and installation of timber preservation equipment. With over 50 Timber Preservation Technologies systems worldwide we are fast becoming the go to for fully automated impregnation equipment.

Our products include Low Pressure and High Pressure Treatment Systems, Pilot Plants and Control Systems. If you need any advice on the right product for you, get in touch with our team at

Category Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets. Our aim is to replace fossil based materials by innovating and developing new products and services based on wood and other renewable materials. We employ some 25 000 employees in more than 35 countries. Wood Products division provides versatile wood-based solutions for building and housing. Our product range covers all areas of urban construction including massive wood elements, wood components and pellets. We also offer a variety of sawn timber goods.

Supported by

Comprising of W. Howard Limited, Polyco Limited and W. Howard Kildare Limited across four sites; The W. Howard Group are manufacturers of MDF profiles - products include skirtings, architraves, window boards, door casings and door linings as well as our exclusive KOTA™ product.

W. Howard UK (based in Manchester) manufactures primed MDF profiles, delivered across the UK and Europe as well as being the central administration point for the Group. Polyco (based in Newtown, mid-Wales) manufactures real wood veneer and foil wrapped products, delivered across the UK from site or via Manchester. W Howard Kildare (based in ROI) manufactures primed MDF profiles alongside real wood veneer and foil wrapped products as well as our exclusive KOTA™ product delivered across Ireland and Europe. Our London distribution centre (based in West Thurrock) offers a collection or delivery service for merchants in London and the south-east.

The Group's core range is one of the largest in Europe and we hold more than 200 stock profile sizes and finishes.

Our mission is to be the UK and Europe’s preferred partner to Merchants, Manufacturers & Distributors within the construction industry.

Established in 1757, James Latham plc has been importing and distributing timber and wood based panel products to the UK for more than two and a half centuries. Under the continuing direction of the Latham family, the business - whose current management team includes a number of ninth generation family members - has developed into an industry leader in panel products, hardwood, hardwood flooring and joinery quality softwood and now offers probably the most comprehensive and varied product range available in the market today.

A member and supporter of the Timber Trade Federation, James Latham was the first signatory to the Federation’s Responsible Purchasing Policy.  The company has a strong environmental policy with all depots being Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) certified plus the business has also been independently audited to ensure that it is compliant with the European Timber Trade Regulation (EUTR).

Trophy Sponsor

SCM Group, the world's leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of solid wood and panel processing equipment has been operating on the UK market for over 40 years. A dedicated branch in the heart of the United Kingdom - Nottingham - signifies a direct partnership with all our customers, to offer highly qualified service, before during and after the sale: we supply and install equipment that supports our customers' precise application, we offer comprehensive demonstrations on the machinery, we provide training programs at our branch and at the SCM Group's training school in Italy, we supply spare parts when you need them and guarantee ongoing service to maintain our customers' operation efficiency. .

The modern headquarters of SCM Group UK provide over 37,000 sq.ft of floorspace with dedicated departments for every aspect of customer sales, service and support, directly linked to the SCM Group manufacturing facilities in Italy.

Become 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.

For more information, please contact:
Chidi Adilih
Sales Manager
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7406 6739