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23 May, 2023
Voting for this year’s TTJ Awards is firmly underway and the votes are rolling in across the wood product industry categories.
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L&G offsite factory accumulated huge losses since opening in 2016
Monday, May 22, 2023 L&G Modular Homes, the landmark off-site homes factory in Leeds which announced earlier this month that it was stopping production, has reported total combined losses after tax of around £140m since it was first incorporated in 2015.
Vistry Partnership to increase timber frame production at Bardon facility
Thursday, April 20, 2023 Following Vistry Group’s acquisition of Countryside Partnership, it has been confirmed that the timber frame manufacturing facility in Bardon will be retained by the group and see significant investment.
Voting is open in TTJ Awards 2023
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 Voting for this year’s TTJ Awards is firmly underway and the votes are rolling in across the wood product industry categories.
Wood Awards 2023 announces call for entries
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 The Wood Awards 2023 has announced its call for entries in what is regarded as the UK’s premier competition in the timber design and construction industries.
TTJ Awards voting goes live on April 5
Tuesday, April 04, 2023 The voting for this year’s TTJ Awards gets underway on April 5 and will run until June 19.
W Howard makes key appointments
Monday, March 06, 2023 Leading MDF profile manufacturer W Howard is continuing to expand its team with two new appointments across sales and marketing.
W Howard launches new website in anniversary year
Thursday, February 23, 2023 W Howard has launched a new company website as part of celebrations to mark 2023 as the company’s 65th anniversary year.
Moralt gains innovation prize for second time
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 German door specialist Moralt AG has received a TOP 100 Innovation award for the second time.
Staircase manufacturer is sold to employee ownership trust
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 Derbyshire-based staircase manufacturer TwoTwenty has announced its sale to an employee ownership trust (EOT).
Signals point to potential market improvement in the spring, says Sweden’s Bergs
Wednesday, February 08, 2023 Swedish wood products manufacturer Bergs says 2022 was a decent year despite the weak timber market in the final six months of the period.
Premier Forest Products acquires Decorpanel
Thursday, February 02, 2023 Premier Forest Products has hit the acquisition trail again, this time with the purchase of the Decorpanel panel processing business in Tyne and Wear.
Net Zero roadmap for timber sector debuts
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 A new timber industry net zero roadmap shows the timber supply chain is responsible for 1,575,356 tonnes CO2 equivalent (e) territorial emissions – which is about 0.35% of the UK total.
Richard Burbidge expands contemporary-look stairpart systems
Wednesday, January 04, 2023 Richard Burbidge - a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of stairparts, decking accessories and decorative mouldings - has expanded its collection for 2023.
National Timber Group acquires specialist fire-rated timber cladding manufacturer NORclad
Wednesday, January 04, 2023 NORclad has become the latest specialist timber products business to join National Timber Group (NTG).
Vietnam wood product exports rise 9% in first 11 months of 2022
Friday, December 16, 2022 Vietnamese exports of timber and wood products reached nearly US$14.6bn in the first 11 months of 2022 – equivalent to a 9% increase on a year ago – according to statistics shared in the International Tropical Timber Organisation’s (ITTO) latest market bulletin.
BWF Awards held in central London
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Winners of the prestigious British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Annual Awards 2022 were announced during an evening of celebration held at the Fitzroy Kimpton Hotel in London on November 25.
Bergs’ interim results reflect deteriorating economic situation
Thursday, November 10, 2022 Sweden-based wood products producer Bergs Group has published its interim results showing how it is being negatively impacted by the deteriorating economic situation.
View the TTJ Awards 2022 video highlights
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 The video and photo highlights of this year’s TTJ Awards 2022 are now available online.
Builders’ merchants sales dip recorded in timber, joinery and landscaping in Q2
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Q2 sales volumes at UK builders merchants revealed a reverse in timber, joinery and landscaping products.

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