TTF News

The Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA) and The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) have joined forces under a partnership agreement aimed at strengthening the market for timber cladding and decking.   The partnership will focus on specifier and buyer education to raise awareness and confidence in the timber cladding and decking sectors.  Both organisations have...

The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) today welcomed the ‘Bigger Better Forests’ report from Policy Exchange, which calls for the greater use of timber in construction to help stimulate the forestry sector in the UK and combat climate change. The researchers recognised that reaching the high planting targets...

CEI-Bois has released a statement welcoming the EU Communication on “Stepping up EU action to protect and restore the world’s forests" and supports the EU's objective to prevent deforestation and forest degradation at a global level. The European woodworking industry considers the priorities outlined in...

Chris James, East Anglia 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 Anglia 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...

The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) today welcomed housing pledges made by Labour and the Liberal Democrats, and backed calls from the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) for these homes to be built with low carbon materials. Labour committed to building 100,000 council homes and “at least” 50,000 affordable homes via...

The TTF's Annual Dinner takes place on Wednesday 4th March 2020. The glamorous event will be hosted at the spectacular 8 Northumberland Avenue.  The event will be headlined by the incredible Alan Hudson. He has performed all over the world including The Magic Castle in Hollywood where...

The premiere event for the timber industry in the UK, this conference brings together leading suppliers, importers and traders to discuss the latest market news in the global softwood trade. This year we explore what is driving change in demand, from new policies affecting the housing market and regional variation in...

The pan-European body for the timber industry, CEI-Bois, have partnered with the wider forest based industries on a vision for growing the role of the entire sector to become a key pillar of a climate-friendly future economy by 2050. In order to fulfill this vision, the...