Visitors to the show will be able to see the full range of timber technologies and wood products available on the market, and the widest display of new and innovative applications for timber within the built environment. The event is aimed at architects, engineers, contractors, local authorities and specifiers looking for the latest timber solutions.
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.
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,...
To mark Grown in Britain Week, TRADA is making its new Wood Information Sheet (WIS) Specifying British-grown timbers free to download for a limited period only.Grown in Britain Week (which runs from October 14-20) will see the forest/ wood sector 'open its...
BSW Timber has provided homegrown Scottish timber for a unique partnership project for a Salvation Army Lifehouse in Edinburgh. The ‘Sitooterie’ in the gardens of the Ashbrook Lifehouse in the city’s Trinity area is a striking wooden outdoor structure,...
This year’s Timber Expo will see the launch of the next generation of timber panel systems from one of the UK's leading timber frame manufacturers - Frame Wise. Specifically designed for low & medium -rise developments, this new innovative system to be...
Frame Wise have announced today that they will be sponsoring one of the key focal points at this year’s Timber Expo - the Fabric First Seminar theatre. The seminar theatre will be designed and built by Frame Wise to showcase the next generation of...
Timber Launch EventThis November will mark the international launch of the EU Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (EU STTC). This event will bring together the companies, trade organizations, NGO’s, and national and local government representatives from...
The 2013 PEFC Chain of Custody standard has been revised and the new PEFC ST 2002: 2013 offers companies an efficient mechanism to demonstrate compliance with EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) requirements.The standard was revised over the past 18 months to...
The UK Timber Frame Association (UKTFA) has announced a rebrand of the organisation.In recognition of its growing membership that encompasses producers, users and specifiers of the product, the remit of the new Structural Timber Association (STA) will be...
Wise Wall T (Twin Wall System) is the latest addition to the series and the next generation of closed panel systems, developed to narrow the performance gap between theoretical insulation values and actual site values.
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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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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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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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A new fully finished MDF profile range, our SAM Zero product comes complete with a high quality gloss finish and our application process ensures a consistent finish every time. In order to achieve and complete the ultimate sleek end result we supply SAM Crayon Packs to complement the range.
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Specified by leading architects in Scandinavia and now in the UK, Sioo introduce a very different approach to protecting timber. Using silicon technology and natural materials Sioo is completely safe and environment friendly. It offers a unique combination of advantages giving long life and a finish entirely natural in appearance.
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One of a kind: fire-retardant oil system class Bfl-s1!
The characteristics of this system include: No build-up of layers, no saturation. Contains no salts, No solvents or water, 0% VOC, Available in 40 standard colours, Manual/ industrial application, Low consumption,
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Sansin SDF is an environmentally-friendly, penetrating one-coat finish that provides tough, effective protection for your siding, logs, deck or fence. SDF’s specially formulated oils and resins penetrate into wood providing outstanding weather and UV protection in a wide range of natural, semi-transparent and solid colors.
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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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CAMO is an ingenious hidden decking fastening system. It makes building wooden decking easier and faster, and promises professional results every time.
No more pre-drilling, no more split wood, no more unevenly spaced boards or visible fasteners. CAMO will save you time, money and effort.
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Profyl, Extreme MDF Mouldings are manufactured using Medite Tricoya. Unlike standard moisture resistant MDF Mouldings, Profyl mouldings are suitable for a range of outdoor or wet interior environments. Products include window components to cladding and facias and soffits. Products have a 50 year Medite Tricoya guarantee and are perfect for coating.
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The ultimate external solution, SAM Mouldings now offers the marketplace an extremely durable fibreboard for use in external projects such as cladding, fascias and soffits. Trimax provides numerous advantages such as a 50 year substrate guarantee and a desired service life of 60 years, compared to pre-existing options. Manufactured from Medite Tricoya.
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The X-LAM Alliance’s CLT Construction Specifier has been developed to enable professionals to value engineer to exacting standards to meet the correct performance and specification brief with confidence. By setting a sliding scale to the correct specification, the online search system will only select the cross laminated timber systems which meet the correct performance.
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Knauf Vinova – high-quality gypsum fibreboards with a finished surface and an ideal choice for interior walls and ceilings. Quick and simple to install, and offering superb impact and fire resistance, Knauf Vinova panels can have a coated, painted or laminated finished surface for maximum design and creative flexibility.
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MicroPro is a micronized copper and organic co-biocide preservative system with distinctive environmental, operational & aesthetic benefits compared to the current copper amine systems. MicroPro is also available in an attractive light brown colour when produced in conjunction with the new MicroShades® colour pigment system.
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