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Major UK woodworking exhibition cancelled
30 November, 2021
Organisers of the UK’s largest woodworking event – the W Exhibition – have cancelled the upcoming show in February, citing the emergence of the new Omicron Covid variant as part of its reason for the decision.
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Sussex shepherds’ hut business soars during pandemic
Thursday, November 18, 2021 A young Sussex man with no formal carpentry training has built a £400,000 turnover business building timber shepherds’ huts during the pandemic and been listed for two county business awards.
Arnold Laver crowned Timber Trader of the Year at 2021 TTJ Awards
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 About 250 UK timber industry representatives gathered in central London last Friday at the TTJ Awards to see Arnold Laver crowned Timber Trader of the Year.
Nobu Portman Square readies for the TTJ Awards
Thursday, August 19, 2021 The Nobu Portman Square Hotel will be the setting for the 25th anniversary TTJ Awards taking place on September 17.
Arnold Laver sees 15% sales drop in 2020, reports stronger trading this year
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 UK nationwide timber products distributor Arnold Laver has reported a 15% decrease in its annual sales to £123.4m due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. But trading in 2021 is performing strongly.
Irish veneer product manufacturer rebrands and targets strategic growth
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 Irish wood veneer manufacturer Merenda has embarked on a rebranding and new product launches to capitalise on the opportunities arising within the exponentially growing Irish & UK furniture industry.
Huws Gray doubles timber engineering capacity with second site
Monday, May 24, 2021 Independent builders merchant Huws Gray has added a second timber engineering facility to its business at Bangor.
Voting in the 25th TTJ Awards launches
Monday, May 10, 2021 Voting is underway for the 25th anniversary TTJ Awards, which this year will be a hybrid event featuring an in-person event in central London and live-streaming to a wider digital audience.
Composite Prime launches software
Thursday, April 22, 2021 Composite decking and cladding products specialist Composite Prime, has launched a free online platform to virtually plan and design outdoor spaces.
AFI takes new stance on treated timber in ground contact
Thursday, March 11, 2021 The Association of Fencing Industries (AFI) is recommending that fencing installers only use chemically treated timber in ground contact where this is a specific requirement by the client because of concerns raised in an AFI survey about early failures of treated fence posts.
Hundegger investment for Taylor Lane Timber Frame
Thursday, February 25, 2021 Taylor Lane Timber Frame has invested in a new fully automated cutting machine from Hundegger as part of a strategic investment programme.
Brexit conclusion compounds impact on availability and prices
Monday, February 08, 2021 The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has warned of unprecedented prices and availability of raw materials and is predicting these will affect the packaging and pallet market until at least the middle of this year.
Construction products manufacturing recovery continues but material supply remains concern
Thursday, January 28, 2021 The Construction Products Association’s latest State of Trade Survey covering Q4, 2020 says recovery is continuing for manufacturers, despite increased concern over material and component supply.
European parquet flooring market remained stable in 2020
Thursday, January 28, 2021 Despite the pandemic, the European parquet flooring market managed to remain flat in 2020, led by renovation and its increased use of real wood flooring.
UK’s leading woodworking machinery show announces postponement until 2022
Monday, January 25, 2021 The UK’s leading woodworking machinery exhibition - W Exhibition & Elements – has postponed its autumn 2021 show until February 6-9, 2022.
National Timber Systems doubles engineered floor joist capacity
Sunday, January 24, 2021 National Timber Systems is now capable of producing two million metres of engineered joists each year after installation of a new production line at its Catterick site.
Latest Covid-19 lockdown to last until mid-February
Tuesday, January 05, 2021 The UK’s latest national lockdown, announced yesterday, looks likely to stay in place until mid-February at least, the Government says.
Beyond Covid-19 virtual event to assess international wood-based panels sector
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 TTJ sister title Wood Based Panels International (WBPI) is holding a virtual event on February 16, 2021 to look at how the international wood-based panels industry has adapted to the current pandemic and look at movements in furniture trends.
US furniture sales soar in September
Monday, December 07, 2020 US residential furniture manufacturers and distributors have been enjoying boom times of late, according to a study by consultants Smith Leonard.
Equipment auction set for closed Unilin parquet flooring plant
Monday, November 02, 2020 An extensive array of woodworking machinery equipment operated formerly by the Magnum Parket AS mill in Vyskov, Czech Republic was due to be auctioned off on November 4.

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