Timber You Can Trust Tag

It's showtime As Britain prepares for its annual round of flower shows, keen gardeners are preparing themselves for the long summer ahead.   What has the timber sector got to offer this summer? Softwood decking is still a strong market for merchants but many differenttypes of solid wood and...

Take your place on the floor Timber flooring is an increasingly lucrative category for merchants. It’s especially true in those branches where kitchen displays attract not only builders but also their householder customers. Where should a merchant start with a flooring offering?   Investigating what’s needed below the...

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...

Courtesy of Metsä Wood The Office for National Statistics estimated in 2016 that, in England alone, the number of over-65s - the fastest-growing section of the population - would increase by over 20% in the next decade, and by over 60% in the next 25 years....

This blog post is by TTF Managing Director David Hopkins Happy New Year to you all. I’m sure by now you have recovered from the excesses of a well-earned Christmas break and are back into the thick of things. For those who don’t know, this is the...