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Battling the Beetle 26 November, 2019 Lars Schmidt, general manager at DeSH, the German sawmill and timber industry federation, sums up the sector’s experiences this year > read more

French rise to market challenges 29 July, 2019 2019 looks set to remain a good year for the French sawmill industry, even if there are ongoing structural and trading challenges for both hardwood and softwood sectors in domestic and export markets. French Timber managing director Jean-François Guilbert reports

Time for tech 22 April, 2019 The world’s largest exhibition for wood product manufacturing technologies is coming to Hannover again, reports Stephen Powney

Swedish Evolution 20 June, 2018 TTJ caught up with Nigel Buckley-Ryan, sales director at Södra – Sweden’s largest forestowner and one of the UK’s largest timber suppliers – to discuss the current state of the market; what the future holds for timber and its merchants; and the role Södra will play

Mod Cons 20 June, 2018 Accsys Group invited the trade press to see its Accoya wood factory in Arnhem and view some landmark uses of the modified wood. Stephen Powney reports from the Netherlands

Train gain 29 December, 2017 TFT Woodexperts has a new southern venue for its wood science courses; the Timber Trade Federation has kicked off its Skills Development Programme; and Travis Perkins used Silverstone for a recent training day

Harvesting more than timber 20 September, 2017 Specifying British timber provides more than just a cost benefit, as Grown in Britain CEO Dougal Driver identifies

Price over patriotism 20 September, 2017 Processors of British-grown timber are keen to take advantage of currency exchange rates and to invest in capacity and value adding. Sally Spencer reports

Timber expo gears up 20 September, 2017 The UK’s largest construction show – UK Construction Week – featuring Timber Expo prepares to open its doors once again

London calling 20 June, 2017 The Plywood Club of London has stayed true to its founding principles while also changing with the times. Keren Fallwell reports

From forest to final product 20 June, 2017 Situated near the strategic port of Varberg in south Sweden is Derome AB, a multifaceted timber industry business with sawmilling operations right up to timber house manufacturing. Stephen Powney visited the Derome sawmill

FLEGT Licensing boosts customer confidence 20 June, 2017 Three months on from the arrival of the first FLEGT-licensed timber products in the EU from Indonesia, Mike Jeffree asked three well known Indonesian suppliers and three of their EU buyers about its significance and what longer term market impacts could be

Taking timber construction further 20 June, 2017 Cross-laminated timber (CLT) has been increasing in prominence as a timber construction method , writes Martin Ansell

Market Signals 20 June, 2017 When TTJ stopped off at ATA Timber’s Moheda HQ, the company said UK buyers needed to make firm order commitments and realise that global demand for wood was growing, reports Stephen Powney.

Redwood’s robust performance 20 June, 2017 Swedish redwood suppliers are striking an optimistic note, investing and looking at new products. Mike Jeffree reports

Södra Expands UK Possibilities 20 June, 2017 Södra’s Värö site is a true giant of the Swedish sawmilling industry, with around half of its production destined for the UK market. Stephen Powney talks to Södra Wood’s management at the mill

Mod Cons 20 June, 2017 Applications for chemically-modified wood are growing all the time. We take a look at some inspiring examples

Vida growth continues 20 June, 2017 TTJ’s south Sweden sawmill visits kicked off with a trip to privately-owned group Vida, a Swedish timber producer with significant activity on the UK market. Stephen Powney reports

A Steady Course 20 June, 2017 Sweden’s timber industry is stable, with domestic and export demand increasing and output set to rise 2-3% this year, reports Swedish Wood director Mikael Eliasson

Strong demand buoys mills 21 April, 2017 The first half of the year has been marked by good demand for softwood and Finnish mills are hoping it will continue. Keren Fallwell reports.

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