TRADA Technology has appointed Dr Hugh Mansfield Williams as principal consultant, to provide a focus for manufacturers and specifiers of the growing number of engineered wood products in the construction sector.

Managing director Andrew Abbott said the appointment reflected TRADA Technology’s commitment to supporting new and innovative timber products, verifying performance data and, equally important, assisting manufacturers to develop routes to market.

“We have both the technical expertise and knowledge of regulations and standards to give impartial guidance on this fast-growing market sector. Hugh’s appointment underlines the significance we accord to engineered wood products and their potential,” he said.