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Gripsure appointed ‘Export Champion’ 20 May, 2022
Gripsure is celebrating after being appointed an ‘Export Champion’ by the Department for International Trade (DIT).
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MEDITE SMARTPLY OSB manufacturing facility upgrade complete
Thursday, May 19, 2022 After over a year of transformative investment, the upgrade of MEDITE SMARTPLY’s OSB factory in County Waterford has been completed. This new world class drying, energy and screening system will enhance resource efficiency and asset reliability for SMARTPLY OSB.
Warning as three-quarters of fire doors fail inspection
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 One of the UK’s leading fire door inspection organisations has warned of a “tragedy waiting to happen” after it revealed three-quarters of the fire doors inspected in the UK by its approved inspectors did not meet the required standard.
Timber forum hears signs of reducing demand and consumer confidence
Friday, May 13, 2022 Signs of reducing demand and falling consumer confidence were reported at the most recent Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) Timber Forum in London.
US university researches use of tree forks as structural nodes
Thursday, May 12, 2022 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers are exploring using discarded tree forks as load-bearing joints in structures.
TTBS AGM held at the RAF Club, Piccadilly
Thursday, May 12, 2022 Members of the timber trade gathered for the Timber Trades’ Benevolent Society (TTBS) AGM and lunch on May 5th at the Royal Air Force Club, Piccadilly.
James Latham launches new Digital Showroom Platform
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Specifiers now have a new way of viewing James Latham decorative surfaces online thanks to a new hyper-realistic 3D Digital Showroom Platform that has just launched.
Jacksons Fencing unveils new angled fence posts
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Jacksons Fencing has launched angled slotted fence post for the spring and summer season.
Stora Enso strengthens presence in France
Monday, May 09, 2022 Stora Enso has invested in ACDF Industrie SAS, becoming a 35% shareholder of the French wood processing company.
West Fraser Q1 sales and profits going strong
Monday, May 09, 2022 Leading global OSB and lumber manufacturer West Fraser has reported a boost in sales and earnings in Q1, compared to Q4, 2021.
SmartPly achieves solid 2021 financial results
Monday, May 09, 2022 Irish state forestry company Coillte, which operates the SmartPly OSB business in Ireland, has announced extremely strong 2021 financial results.

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