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Diverse designs The wood flooring sector is responding to changes in design trends with some inspiring new products and projects
Timber’s seat at the table It goes without saying that timber plays an integral role in the furniture sector and for some manufacturers the love affair runs deep. Sally Spencer reports
Joiners debate Brexit Joinery companies and suppliers to the sector came together at the British Woodworking Federation’s (BWF) Members’ Day to keep well informed about a host of important topics, writes Stephen Powney
Laser focus Leading roof truss and engineered fl oor systems fabricator Pasquill has been investing in production technology and software to optimise operations, reports Stephen Powney from the company’s Redhill branch
Splashing the cash Joinery companies continue to invest in product development and production technology. Sally Spencer reports
Questions in Québec Timber industry representatives from across North America and globally gathered in Montreal, reports John Park of Canada Wood UK
Building on recovery The joinery sector has followed the fortunes of the recovering construction sector and, according to the BWF, business is good. Sally Spencer reports
Changing places A job in the mental health sector led to David Salisbury developing his eponymous market-leading conservatory and joinery company. He talks to Keren Fallwell about his unconventional career path
High tech, high style and diversity Of course market and economic conditions mould the mouldings market, but five producers quizzed by TTJ say they’re also shaping their own destiny and the sector through technology and offering materials and style choice.
Moving Materials In this feature we look at how several companies in the timber sector, both in the UK and abroad, have been making investments in materials handling technology.
On deck on trend Janet Sycamore of the Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA) says its members continue to grow, diversify and raise standards in the decking market
What’s in bloom this season? TTJ asks gardening journalist and former Garden Design Journal Editor Sarah Giles about coming timber garden product trends for 2016
Designs on garden growth The timber garden products sector is in upbeat mood, with the market moving to more designed products and greater choice
Decking at home in the digital age Hoppings’ online partnering with its Q-Deck merchant customers is paying dividends and the company continues to develop the system. Mike Jeffree reports.
A tipping point for cedar shingles? The use of Western red cedar shingles only accounts for about half of one per cent of the total number of installations in the UK’s pitched roofi ng market, according to John Brash & Co Ltd
Grabex invests in wood window future A window manufacturer with a PVCu product background is investing in its timber windows business because of continued demand for natural products.
Tackling skills shortages The Confederation of Timber Industries has joined with Proskills to conduct what is billed as the largest-ever skills survey in the timber sector, says Dirk Vennix, CTI chief executive
Cladding market grows The UK cladding market continues to grow assuredly and Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA) members are responding by introducing exciting new products to offer increased choice to industry professionals and consumers, writes TDCA director of operations Janet Sycamore
Wood Inspirations The range of projects specifying timber cladding appears to be growing. Stephen Powney reports