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UK plywood industry enjoys successful annual dinner at The Brewery
03 February, 2023
The UK plywood industry converged on central London on January 27 for the second major timber sector event in a day.
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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.
TTJ to celebrate 150th anniversary in 2023
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Timber Trades Journal (TTJ)!
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.
Celtic Offsite teams up with Premier Forest Products
Friday, January 20, 2023 Celtic Offsite has teamed up with Premier Forest Products as part a plan to develop a Welsh supply chain aimed at reducing its carbon footprint and support the local economy.
Dieffenbacher to supply continuous OSB line in rebuild of fire-hit Tolko High Prairie mill
Thursday, January 19, 2023 Tolko Industries Ltd has commissioned Dieffenbacher to supply the core components of a CEBRO smart OSB plant for its production facility in High Prairie, Alberta, Canada.
Egger Group predicts “subdued” second half of its financial year
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Egger Group has closed the first half of its financial year with a 14% increase in consolidated turnover to €2.26bn but is predicting a “subdued” second half.
TDUK charts the shift in UK timber imports patterns
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 The latest timber import statistics from Timber Development UK (TDUK) chart a “considerable” shift in timber trading patterns in 2022, with the Republic of Ireland, Latvia, and China supplying significant volumes to the UK.
Working group reports good timber availability and further price reductions
Tuesday, January 03, 2023 Timber availability is currently described as good with further reductions in prices due to the large amount of stock already in the UK and reduced shipping costs, according to the latest update from the Construction Leadership Council’s Product Availability working group.
Danish group enters UK builders merchant market with acquisition of Jewson and International Timber
Friday, December 16, 2022 Denmark’s Stark Group A/S has signed a £740m agreement to acquire Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Ltd – including builders merchant giant Jewson – which operates more than 600 branches and distribution centres in the UK.
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.
African mills feel the effects of reduced Chinese demand
Friday, December 16, 2022 African sawmill and plywood facility operators are encountering significant difficulties due to reduction in demand from the Chinese market, according to the latest bulletin from the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO).
Timber import volumes growing long term, despite recent fluctuations
Thursday, December 15, 2022 Average timber import totals from 2010 to 2022 have seen steady growth, despite significant fluctuation in 2021 and 2022, according to the latest statistics from Timber Development UK (TDUK).
IPPS to return in 2023
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 The International Panel Products Symposium (IPPS) will return in 2023 at its normal venue in Wales.
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.
Wood-based panels manufacturers facing perfect storm this winter
Monday, October 17, 2022 Wood-based panel producers in Europe are likely to face a complicated winter due to the multiple challenges of reduced demand and increased energy and raw material/supply costs, a top industry executive told a 300-strong panel sector audience in Hamburg on October 13.
European panels sector gathers in Hamburg to hear latest on wood-based panels market movements
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 Hundreds of representatives from the international wood-based panels industry and technology suppliers to the sector gathered in Hamburg on Tuesday evening for the opening of the European Wood-based Panel Symposium.
Dexco posts Q2 results
Monday, August 22, 2022 Brazilian wood-based panels manufacturer Dexco (formerly known as Duratex) saw its wood division reported a dip in earnings and production volumes in Q2, compared to a year ago.
West Fraser posts another strong set of results
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 The world’s largest OSB producer West Fraser has reported another strong set of results, posting adjusted EBITDA of US$762m for Q2.
Egger Group posts exceptional results and announces management changes
Monday, August 15, 2022 Egger Group closed the financial year with sales of €4.23bn, a 37% growth on the previous year, the company said in its latest trading statement.

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