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Joinery sector jubilant The woodworking industry gathered in London on November 20 for the British Woodworking Federation’s Annual Dinner and Awards event.
Finishing touches Sales of mouldings have grown in line with the improving house building and RMI markets. Sally Spencer reports
Pallet industry converges on Cork The international timber pallet and packaging industry converged on Cork, Ireland, for the 66th FEFPEB Congress on October 28-30. Stephen Powney was there to bring this report
Timber Expo joins UKCW Timber Expo joined the UK Construction Week fold this year in what was a hotly-anticipated show. Stephen Powney reports
A taste for timber A new kitchen can range from a few hundred to many thousands of pounds but whatever the price range, timber products are the main ingredients. Sally Spencer reports
Supply and demand Manufacturers and distributors are key players in the kitchen sector and eager to capture more business.
Glee Rings the Changes Organisers of the Glee show continue to ring the changes in a bid to cement its position as the go-to place in the garden products industry.
Timber takes to the floor The timber flooring sector is buoyant across all its market sectors with both retro and contemporary styles proving popular. Sally Spencer reports
Fencing feel good factor Fencing demand is not as strong as last year, but solid. Meanwhile the pallets sector is keeping its eye on the exchange rate and cheap imports. Sally Spencer reports
Skills Take Centre Stage Joinery companies from across the UK gathered earlier this year for the British Woodworking Federation’s annual Members’ Day. BWF publicity consultant Liz Male was there to bring this report
The big boom
Technological advances mean timber windows and doors are becoming increasingly sophisticated.
Keren Fallwell looks at some of the latest developments
Timber Makes An Entrance Handrails showcase timber’s aesthetics and versatility. Keren Fallwell reports
Moralt opens doors Door blank manufacturer Moralt AG says its policy of testing and product development is paying dividends
AHEC’s Eco Passports Passports Mike Jeffree asked American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) consultant Rupert Oliver about AHEC’s American Hardwood Environmental Profile (AHEP) – described as a ‘green passport’ for US hardwood exports
Firm on the Fundamentals The US hardwoods picture is not perfect, but the sector has recovered robustly from the downturn, according to the expert insight of Judd Johnson, editor of the Hardwood Market Report and Tom Inman, president of Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers. Mike Jeffree reports
Life Cycle Learning Curve A showcase creation in US hardwoods takes two species into new technical territory – and boasts a better carbon profile than an iPhone. Mike Jeffree reports
A New Twist on US Hardwoods
Specifiers are demanding ever more convincing, evidence-backed performance and environmental
reasons why they should select materials and products. The American Hardwood Export Council is
determined to provide them. Mike Jeffree reports
Forest Garden Timber garden products manufacturing giant Forest Garden invited TTJ to its Hartlebury HQ for an update on changing buying patterns and product developments. Sally Spencer reports.
End Use: Boatbuilding Wooden boats carry a sense of romance and tradition – and offer a specialist market for timber suppliers. Keren Fallwell reports.