Plywood Tag

TTF Member, UPM Plywood, has published Environmental Product Declarations for their WISA products, in compliance with the standardised EPD model. These third-party-verified and internationally comparable Environmental Product Declarations help building contractors and designers better understand the environmental impact of construction products and materials. An Environmental Product...

Sustainable supply chain for engineered flooring Around 1/3 of the engineered wood flooring that comes into the UK arrives from factories in China. Following the TTF’s recent experience researching Chinese plywood  contents and documentation, and the resulting additional due diligence which all Federation members involved in plywood...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading="UPM develops bio-based bonding for plywood" heading_tag="h1" main_heading_color="#649300" main_heading_style="font-weight:bold;" main_heading_font_size="desktop:40px;"][/ultimate_heading][ultimate_spacer height="20"][vc_column_text] WISA BioBond is a new bio-based bonding solution developed by UPM, intended for use in products such as its plywoods.  UPM BioBond is made from lignin, a...

Nationwide panel products supplier Meyer Timber are launching their own training scheme to empower merchants create plywood specialists in their businesses, to help increase sales. Plywoods have become more of a technical product in the past 20 years,” says David Siggins, Commercial Director at Meyer Timber. ...

Due to internal production limitations, the EU sets a duty-free quota every year for coniferous plywood imports. The quota is set at 650,000 m3. As of  1 April 2019, the remaining EU Coniferous Plywood Quota balance stands at 23,434 m3. The quota is at a point where duty will...

A new action-focused structure and new Timber Trade Federation members mark the start of a significant year for the UK’s timber trading sector with Brexit just two months away. Two new Federations – the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and the Institute of Carpenters – have...

More than 100 delegates from across the UK and Europe attended the first UK Wood Panels Conference which took place on Wednesday 7th November 2018 in London. Under the theme 'Adding value through innovation & fire safety,' the event demonstrated the growing importance and dynamics of the...