Timber Expo is the most important event on the UK construction calendar dedicated exclusively to timber, its associated technologies and its many applications. It caters
for all those involved in specifying and supplying timber solutions in
the construction sector. It is two days brimming with the latest products, innovations and developments across the timber sector – not just from the UK but from an increasingly exciting and diverse international market.
Timber Expo will be co-locating with W14 -the trade exhibition for UK joinery and furniture manufacturers on the 07 & 08 October 2014 at the NEC, Birmingham.
Chief executive John White resigns saying its time for a “fresh pair of hands” in leadership role The chief executive of the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) John White has resigned, saying its time for a “fresh pair of hands” in the role.White, who has been...
The national Wood Awards - the UK’s premier award scheme recognising excellence in timber architecture and furniture - is now open for entries. Co-sponsored by TRADA, the Awards are free to enter and the closing deadline is 16th May.The Wood Awards...
Continued advances in cross laminated timber (CLT) and wood framing techniques now make wood high-rises practical. A key enabling technology are adhesives.Architects Skidmore Owings & Merrill provided an update on urban construction trends at last month's...
Leading timber industry membership organisations UKSIPS and the Structural Timber Association (formerly the UKTFA) have joined forces, creating a stronger presence for their members within the sector.From 1 April the members of UKSIPS will join the...
Wood for Good, the timber industry promotion and sustainability campaign, has launched the largest online lifecycle assessment (LCA) database of any UK construction material.The free-to-use database has been designed to aid the specification of timber...
At the forefront of optimised hybrid solutions – B & K Structures was announced the winner of the Construction News Specialists Award for Low Carbon Excellence, at an inspiring ceremony held last night at the London Hilton, Park Lane.The Judges were...
A top timber company has teamed up with a renewable energy specialist to sell the world’s first commercially produced timber solar panel frames.The ground-breaking system means that solar power just got greener according to Ruthin-based Clifford Jones...
The campaign calls for the introduction of a “Wood First” rule in local authority planning guidance This would require sustainably sourced wood to be considered, where feasible, as the primary construction material in all new-build and refurbishment...
CSC has been working successfully with Edinburgh Napier University’s Centre for Offsite Construction + Innovative Structures (COCIS) to deliver a new Tedds timber racking calculation to Eurocode 5. Funded by a research grant from the Engineering and...
With the latest research showing that timber frame housing is set for significant growth in 2014, BM TRADA’s unveiling of the 2014 dates for its popular timber frame training courses couldn’t be more timely.MTW Research has revealed the timber frame...
Scotframe’s largest ever timber frame kit order for the Falklands Islands is due to arrive soon in Port Stanley. Inverurie-based Scotframe shipped 32 containers from Tilbury Docks in early December for a 20-house order by Morrison (Falklands) Ltd on...
A seven-storey apartment block on a flagship site in central London has become the first major housing development worldwide to achieve PEFC Project Certification.And the international certification body predicts that the breakthrough, combined with the...
Residential building would give Stockholm “a new characteristic beacon,” say designers Scandinavian architects C.F. Møller have won the 2023 international design competition with their proposal for a new wooden skyscraper in Stockholm, Sweden. The...
An industry voice has called on the Government to take into account the potentially damaging impact of its Energy Bill on wood processing jobs. The Wood Panel Industries Federation (WPIF), which includes Norbord, fears the biomass subsidy support...
Unique straw panel technology developed by the University of Bath and Modcell used in co-housing projectResidents of a new housing development in Leeds have seen their energy bills reduced by up to 90% compared to the city average after spending six...
‘Brilliantly designed, ‘informative’ and ‘a mine of information’ were just three of the phrases used to describe TRADA’s new website (www.trada.co.uk) trialled at this year’s Timber Expo and officially unveiled this week.Nearly 16 months in development,...
The Welsh Government Construction Sector invites you to a business event promoting the use of timber in the construction industry. The event will provide an opportunity to network and hear from leading industry speakers. This event will focus on developing...
BM TRADA has unveiled the dates for two regional seminars aimed at architects and engineers as part of its recently-awarded CPD (Continuing Professional Development) contract for the UK’s wood promotion campaign, Wood for Good. The first of these events,...
Next generation TANALISED timber has the ultimate long term protection against wood decay and insect attack, wherever timber is to be used. It is treated with Lonza’s tried, tested and proven next generation TANALITH E wood preservative incorporating patent pending BARamine technology.
Following the launch of Wise Wall at Timber Expo, this innovative product portfolio has gone on to win industry acclaim, picking up awards from TTJ, TIC, Build It and is also a finalist in the Shropshire Star Excellence in Business and Celebrating Construction Awards.
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BisTrack is fully featured business software that gives you Windows-based cash and credit sales, stock control, pricing and discount management for delivered and direct sales from multiple locations. BisTrack is easy to use and designed specifically for the timber market, making it your platform of choice on which you can do business for years to come.
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Sioo are leaders in wood protection using silicon technology to provide a highly effective proven process for protecting wood of all types giving long life and a beautiful natural surface completely friendly to people and the environment
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The next generation of fibreboard technology, manufactured from Medite Tricoya. An extremely durable fibreboard range with endless possibilities for exterior uses such as cladding, external joinery and fascias & soffits. Using SAM TRIMAX means a 50 year guarantee on the Medite Tricoya substrate and lower maintenance costs associated with this.
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Our exclusive contemporary Timeless Deckboards with Brushwood finish are highly decorative and stylish. The deckboards are available in a rich brown or clear preservative treatment to accentuate the natural beauty of the timber but also ensures low maintenance and a longer service life.
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Knauf Aquapanel Exterior is an exterior cladding system which is ideal for use on timber-framed and timber-battened structures. The board is mechanically fixed to the framework and the system build up is then suitable to receive a render, paint or further external cladding finishes.
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Just Swiss Timber Construction Ltd is a ‘one stop shop’, offering the whole range of services from consultancy, engineering, and manufacture to delivery of the most innovative timber structures on the market. We are the international representative of the leading Swiss timber manufacturers.
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Are you using the Eurocodes? The most advanced, convenient and simple way to access the Eurocodes is through the online service, Eurocodes PLUS. It digitises all 15,000 pages of the Eurocodes. Helping you reduce the cost of implementing the Eurocodes by making them easier to understand and more accessible.
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HECO-TOPIX structural timber screws has proven to be one of the most comprehensive range of ETA Approved/CE marked compliance fastening solutions for offsite and modern methods of timber construction. So whether you are constructing with SIPS, X-lam,Glu-lam or Hybrid applications we have a solution in our range that suits your needs.
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Knauf flooring products are precision engineered from the highest-quality gypsum fibreboard to create strong monolithic dry floor structures. From Knauf Brio Dry Screed Panels for domestic new build and refurbishment through to Knauf GIFAfloor for access floor systems in high-spec commercial buildings.
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A new high quality fully finished MDF profile range. Manufactured using an acrylic top coat on top of two coats of primer, SAM ZERO means maximum quality at zero effort to you. No further painting means quick, easy installation with a consistent product finish every time resulting in time and labour savings.
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Timeless Timber Brushwood Sleepers are a natural choice for any landscaping project. The rustic appeal of the sleepers is as endless as the applications they can be used in. High pressure brown treated with Tanatone® protection ensuring longevity as well as style.
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Knauf Readymix Plasters are a highly efficient direct alternative to traditional plasters for finishing walls and ceilings. They have a high polymer content that not only enables them to flex with the building without cracking, but also reduces humidity in the building during construction as they have a far lower water content than traditional internal plasters.
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Boise Cascade's Simple Framing System™ range of engineered wood products includes BCI® Joists which are used for floor, roof and wall framing applications where high quality predictable structural performance is required.
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HESS HYBRID is an innovative glulam girder that allows premium looks (e.g. Oak, Beech, Maple) without the typical costs that come with premium wood species. The secret is that only a thin layer of the beam consists of this premium species, the core part comprises of Spruce.
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The TFT is suitable for tying masonry outer cladding to softwood structural framework of domestic dwellings and industrial/commercial buildings up to 4 storeys high. Complies with a DD140 Type 6 tie, tested by CERAM Research Ltd and meets with the appropriate parts of NHBC standards.
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Angle bracket made of special steel with an ideal geometrical shape for high shear stress transmission. The available versions allow wood-wood or wood-concrete wall connections using either X-Lam or Frame Panels technologies.
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The Hardwood Wrench™ is the most advanced board-straightening tool ever. Discover the freedom to install fasteners easily with a tool that locks into place for true "One-Man Installation.” With pushing force of around 1100 lbs., the Hardwood Wrench™ supplies up to 8x more power than other deck board straightening tools.
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KdB's Airgreen Hybrid System (Home-Iso+ Reflective
Insulation) gives you choice, extra performance, and cost savings for your
insulation applications. This system is clean, cost effective and
with little/no waste, not to mention additional acoustic performance.
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EcoCurves are bespoke glulam arches, manufactured from high quality European coniferous timbers cut into thin layers and laminated in a powerful hydraulic presses. Modern machinery and the use of high quality raw materials enables us to produce structural arches with a span up to 19 m. Our factory computers will turn the most elaborate shapes into products in just 40 minutes.
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