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British shopfitters are colourful, creative characters, and are becoming even more so:  it appears that sales of Valchromat coloured engineered fibreboard are soaring, according to exclusive UK distributor James Latham. Available in 10 striking, vibrant colours, Valchromat is unique in that the colour runs throughout the...

This year's NWTTA Dinner saw Adam Conlan, University of Liverpool, scoop up the North West Timber Trade Association Student Architect Prize. Ben Callas and Adam Conlan NWTTA Chairman, Ben Callas, commented on the award saying: "Adam provided a project that not only fit the brief, but demonstrated...

The UK Softwood Conference 2019 is returning to the magnificent venue of 8 Northumberland Avenue, London. Taking place on Wednesday 6th March 2019, the event brings together leading suppliers, importers and traders to present and discuss the latest market news in the softwood trade in UK and Europe....

The winners of the annual Wood Awards have been announced at a ceremony held on the 20th November at Carpenters’ Hall in London hosted by David Hopkins, Managing Director of the Timber Trade Federation. Established in 1971, the Wood Awards is free to enter and...

The latest TTF supplement - Trusted Timber - is now available in the BMJ magazine. The TTF produces two BMJ supplements per year to promote our members and their products. Over 9,000 copies are distributed with the BMJ magazine around the country. This month’s features cover: Preservative...

Merchants often regard panel products as commodity items, yet there are more creative products on the market which will bring new life to your panel products business. The ‘Grand Designs effect’ is responsible for the gradual blurring of the divisions between traditional commodity sheet materials and...

The Passivhaus movement aims to create buildings with a high level of energy efficiency, created through both the fabric of the building and the fitments which are part of it. We examine timber’s place in Passivhaus buildings.  Gradually being taken up for residential refurbishment and new-build,...