Industry News

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Timber Trade Federation (TTF), Wood Protection Association (WPA), and Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA) is consulting with members and TRADA over proposed changes to industry guidance for timber cladding on multi-occupancy buildings. Currently guidance from Building Regulations does not always require a specific fire performance...

Chris James, East Anglian Timber Trade Association (EATTA) chairman, knew what he was looking for when he started planning the second ‘Who Teaches the Teacher?’ trip. With a willing collaborator in Tabitha, TTF’s new Regional and University Engagement Manager, who engages teachers thirsty for first-hand knowledge - he had to find the right business to host the group of lecturers, with a willingness to share...

Marking the beginning of a 5-year education plan for the East Anglian Timber Trade Association (EATTA), three key university lecturers from the Eastern region travelled to Sweden to update their knowledge of today’s timber production on 13-15th September 2018.  The visit was arranged by EATTA as...

The winners of the annual Wood Awards were announced at a ceremony held on the 19th November at Carpenters’ Hall in London hosted by Priya Khanchandani, editor of Icon magazine. Established in 1971, the Wood Awards is free to enter and aims to recognise and...

A third of the new homes built in the UK today are of timber frame, but expansion of this would bring climate and environmental benefits, such as the massive storage of CO2, contributing also to the UK’s climate change targets.  Advice to central government includes implementing...