Author: TTF Team

Ahead of the UK Softwood Conference 2020, we’ve made the TTF Annual Statistics Review 2019, which showcases the 2018 industry figures, available as an online download. You may remember these statistics from the presentation by Nick Moore, of Timber Trends, at the last UK Softwood...

Artist Henri Matisse once defined happiness as a ‘good day’s work…illuminating the fog that surrounds us’.  In the case of Brexit, that fog still hangs like a persistent haar, or sea fret, as it’s known in some parts, over our timber importing sector. There is...

Carcassing is the foundation of many merchants’ timber sales.  Are you reaping the best value from every stick of carcassing you order from suppliers? Follow our tips to better understand the material you’re selling, and gain a sure footing for enhancing sales.  Photo: BSW Timber What’s...

SCA has strengthened their sales team through the appointment of Ali Thomson and Henry Quilter-Wood as Business Development Managers. Ali Thomson Ali Thomson joins SCA from Snows Timber, prior to this Ali worked for many years within the family builders merchants gaining valuable experience in all aspects of the business. Covering...

MultiPly, an eight metre high, carbon neutral, timber pavilion, made exclusively from American tulipwood, opens to the public in Madrid Rio at its entrance to the Casa de Campo, as part of the Madrid Design Festival, on the 1st of February and will remain open for two weeks. The 32 m3...

Promoting the availability of ‘Timber you can Trust’ from TTF members requires constant focus. Throughout 2019, TTF has been continuing both to create and gain coverage for our members, publicising their businesses and their products to their key markets, tied to the ‘Timber you can...

Become a sponsor of the UK Softwood Conference 2020 and get your brand in front of a £10bn supply chain. The Timber Trade Federation is hosting a UK Softwood Conference and Dinner to bring together leading suppliers, importers and traders from the UK and across the...

James Latham, the leading timber and panel product distributor, are currently looking to recruit an ambitious Group Door Manager to join our company. We are a family based business with our history going back to 1757. The ideal candidate should have a sound knowledge of the...

The National Merchant Buying Society (NMBS) and the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) are forming a new partnership from January 2020, to help drive knowledge, competency and sales across the wood products category.  Timber and wood products represent up to a quarter of many merchants’ overall sales,...

TTF members can download the presentations by clicking on the images below. UK SOFTWOOD MARKET Presented by Nick Moore, Timber Trends GLOBAL MARKET OUTLOOK Presented by Olle Berg, Setra Group COUNTRY FOCUS: IRELAND Presented by Mike Glennon, Glennon Brothers UK SAWMILL PERSPECTIVE Presented by Keith Ainslie, James Jones & Sons Ltd CONSTRUCTION & BREXIT Presented...