Industry News

The latest edition of Timber Forum News, a free magazine for timber and builder merchants published by the Builders' Merchants Federation and the Timber Trade Federation, is now available online. Inside you will find articles on the launch of the a new report on how timber...

The Brazilian Association for Mechanically Processed Timber (Abimci), represents the Brazilian solid wood industry  in various product segments, such as plywood, sawnwood, flooring, mouldings, doors, pellets, among others. Abimci is the main source of information for Brazilian and foreign governmental agencies, as well as...

A report launched today by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Timber Industries (APPG), highlights the key role timber industries can play in helping the Government meet its targets for housebuilding whilst working to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The report argues that using...

TTF Member Södra Wood, in partnership with Lawsons builders’ merchants and award-winning Adventure Playground Engineers (APES), has helped build a timber treehouse classroom for Morgans Primary School and Nursery. The facility was officially opened during a ceremony on Monday 4 March. Morgans, a two-form entry primary school...

World leading tropical timber businesses come together to talk trade With the tropical timber industry facing a rapidly evolving trade environment, the Timber Trade Federation brought together business leaders to talk on how to reduce risk and improve supply. Global politics has meant that traditional trading relationships...

Composite Prime Ltd., the eco-friendly, composite decking company and TTF Member, has launched a brand new composite cladding range, HD Clad Pro™, to complement their existing product base. HD Clad Pro™ is a full cladding system with a number of components including secret clip fixings and complementary...

The Western Timber Trade Association’s (WTTA) first ‘Who teaches the teachers?’ educational tour, saw five key lecturers from Wales and the West of England travel to Austria in late September, to update their knowledge of today’s timber production and products. Hosted by TTF Member Binderholz, the visit was arranged by...

Experts from the structural timber sector will come together on 6 November 2019 in London to address timber’s use in the construction industry as a versatile and natural material undergoing a contemporary design resurgence. Timber Talks will shine a spotlight on the ‘best of the best’ in structural timber...

TTF Member WoodScanner are pleased to announce that they have added a new feature to their fast-moving timber platform – ‘Exclusive Deals for Members’. Partners that have joined the site are now able to display one-off deals for our growing community of merchant buyers to view and...

Get ready for Brexit by joining us on the Brexit Readiness - Wood Industries Webinar next Monday at 11:00! We'll be giving guidance on imports, exports, customs entry, VAT, plant health, and employment. Members will have the opportunity to listen and pose pertinent questions to...