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BSW to close Boat of Garten sawmill 11 August, 2022
BSW Group, now a member of Binderholz, has announced the proposed closure of its Boat of Garten sawmill, with the loss of 40 jobs.
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Confor welcomes forestry and timber sector back to APF
Thursday, August 11, 2022 After four years away, Confor is delighted to welcome attendees back to the APF Exhibition at the Ragley Estate, Warwickshire from September 22-24.
Kirkwood Timber Frame secures £12m of news business in first year
Thursday, August 11, 2022 Aberdeenshire-based timber manufacturer, Kirkwood Timber Frame, has secured £12m worth of new business in its first year.
BSW Group acquires stake in Power Sheds
Thursday, August 11, 2022 Yorkshire-based shed manufacturer, Power Sheds, has embarked upon an exciting partnership with BSW Group (now part of Binderholz), the largest integrated forestry business in the UK, which has acquired a stake in the company.
Swiss Krono MagnumBoard extends soundproofing modules and achieves new fire certificate
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Swiss Krono has issued updates on the sound and fire performance of its MagnumBoard product.
LP EWP business sale completed
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 LP Building Solutions has announced the completion of the sale of its engineered wood products (EWP) business to Pacific Woodtech for US$210m.
SCA reports best-ever earnings
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Swedish forest products giant SCA reported its highest earnings ever in the second quarter.
New world-beater mass timber building completed
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 A new apartment building in the US has been declared the world’s tallest mass timber building.
MEDITE SMARTPLY introduces MEDITE OPTIMA
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 To meet increasing demands, MEDITE SMARTPLY has announced a new addition to complement its existing MEDITE MDF range – MEDITE OPTIMA – a higher density moisture resistant MDF panel with superior finishing properties.
Sentry Doors expands fire door reach with new takeover
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 Sentry Doors Ltd has acquired E&S W Knowles & Company Ltd, accelerating its growth and creating the UK’s leader in timber fire safety and security doorsets.
Countryside Partnerships closes new timber frame factory
Monday, August 08, 2022 Despite a stated policy of investing in MMC for its new housing, nationwide housebuilder Countryside Partnerships is shutting its most recently opened timber frame house factory in Leicestershire.

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