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Category: Timber

How the timber industries can help solve the housing crisis
Housing News

How the timber industries can help solve the housing crisis

Recognising that the UK must build more homes, quicker, while reducing carbon emissions, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Timber Industries has launched with …

SO Modular increases production capacity by 700% with six-figure investment in new equipment
Timber

SO Modular increases production capacity by 700% with six-figure investment in new equipment

SO Modular, the Timber Frame construction specialist, has increased its production capacity by 700% thanks to a significant six-figure investment in new machinery at its …

Timber Shortage due to Unprecedented Post-Lockdown Demand
Timber

Timber Shortage due to Unprecedented Post-Lockdown Demand

As the ongoing raw materials shortage continues, and with timber still in short supply due to unprecedented lockdown demand, Checkatrade has observed that only a …

ECODEK FULFILS DECKING DEMAND WITH TIMBER ALTERNATIVE
Timber

ECODEK FULFILS DECKING DEMAND WITH TIMBER ALTERNATIVE

The demand for decking materials has increased significantly during 2021, but the supply appears to be waning, according to a recent report from the Decking …

James Jones & Sons launches new JJI Design software
Timber

James Jones & Sons launches new JJI Design software

James Jones & Sons Timber Systems Division has recently announced its latest release of its JJI Design Software. The new software is the most advanced …

BSW TIMBER LAUNCHES INDUSTRY-LEADING ACCREDITED INSTALLER SCHEME
Timber

BSW TIMBER LAUNCHES INDUSTRY-LEADING ACCREDITED INSTALLER SCHEME

The UK’s largest sawmiller and manufacturer of sawn timber products has launched an Accredited Installer Scheme that offers an array of exclusive benefits to contractors …

BSW Timber, the UK's largest sawmilling group, has acquired Bayram Timber Ltd
Timber

BSW Timber, the UK’s largest sawmilling group, has acquired Bayram Timber Ltd

Established over 20 years ago, Bayram is a market leading timber processor and manufacturer, and a key supplier into the UK caravan, leisure home and …

Norbord Europe is now part of West Fraser
Timber

Norbord Europe is now part of West Fraser

David Connacher, Marketing Manager, West Fraser, answers your questions 1.    Norbord – who are/were they in a nutshell? As the UK’s number one engineered wood …

Timber imports up by 12% in January 2021
Timber

Timber imports up by 12% in January 2021

The recovery in import volume seen in the second half of 2020 continued in January 2021 with timber and panel imports 12% higher than in …

Timber frame construction the Norbord way
Timber

Timber frame construction the Norbord way

Timber frame construction brings many benefits to the housebuilding industry, including quicker build times, quieter assembly, fewer deliveries to site, cost savings and a reduction …