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SCA doubles merchant distribution capacity

Timber and timber product supplier SCA Wood has invested over half a million pounds in racking, lighting and technology to support its new distribution model. “We have been working on our new distribution model, which replicates our product range in our Welshpool and Cumbernauld merchant operations,” says Jan Gritter, general …

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James Burrell reveal another strong year

Leading independent builders merchant James Burrell have today posted another strong set of results for the year to October 2019. In the face of unusually wet autumn, Brexit uncertainty and political malaise in late 2019 which caused the industry to flatline, James Burrell produced a top-line sales growth of 12.5% …

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Howarth’s Darwen branch undergoes a revamp

Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has completed an extensive refurbishment of its Darwen branch as part of a wider programme of investment across the UK.      Howarth, a Yorkshire-headquartered business which marks its 180th year this year, has operated its Darwen branch on Spring Vale Lane since 2007. Offering products …

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Rembrand Timber: Freefoam’s excellent advice and support helps us grow

Rembrand Timber is Scotland’s largest independent timber distribution company and also operates in the North of England. The company says that its sales of PVC roofline have grown rapidly thanks to Freefoam Building Products. All Rembrand’s 18 branches now sell the full range of Freefoam’s roofline, rainwater and interior products. …

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WTTA talks timber to Welsh students

The Western Timber Trade Association organised an event for students and lecturers to bring their knowledge up to date, as part of the Timber Trade Federation’s new regional and educational engagement strategy The TTF’s regional engagement and education manager, Tabitha Binding, the Western Timber Trade Association, and the Neath Port …

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Reliable FUSO Canters are selected for Premier Timber

Premier Timber bought its first FUSO Canter shortly after it opened for business 20 years ago – to suggest it run any other type of truck now would go very much against the grain. The family-owned merchant operates from a yard and saw mill in Queenborough, Kent, and has just …

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Mid-Sussex Timber delivers Christmas Tree for East Grinstead

One of the most synonymous Christmas symbols and a point of great excitement for many is the Christmas decorations going up in their local town. In East Grinstead, it was no different, as the Christmas tree was once again delivered to East Grinstead town centre. For over 35 years Mid-Sussex …

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Snows falls into administration

Less than a year after it went through a management buy-out, timber importer and distributor Snows Timber went into administration on November 18. Matt Haw and Matt Wild from RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP have been appointed joint administrators of the 200 year old company. The administrators want to sell the …

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Actis welcomes cross-party report on how timber can help solve the housing crisis

A report published this month into how the timber frame industry can play a major role in helping solve the housing crisis has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. The All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Timber Industries says the government must commit to long-term investment into the industry to give …

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National Timber Group acquires Cotswold Manufacturing

Sheffield, 6 November 2019, National Timber Group, the largest independent added-value timber distribution and processing group in the UK and parent of Arnold Laver, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the trade and assets of Cotswold Manufacturing Limited, to accelerate its growth and consolidate its position as the …

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