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STIRLING DUO BOW OUT AFTER 77 YEARS

David and Dorothy Sulman, well known to many in the timber trade, recently announced their retirement from the Confederation of Forest Industries (Confor), after combined service in the timber trade of 77 years. David Sulman joined the timber trade in 1979, as a Technical Trainee with Mallinson-Denny Ltd in London and underwent training at various […]Read More

IN THE HOTSEAT NAOMI PARFITT

IN THE HOTSEAT NAOMI PARFITT Married/Children? I had my dream wedding in Croatia and have a son who works with us. Position/Company: Shareholder – Timber Field Trading Previous Employment: Before I started working in the Timber Industry I used to work at Black Horse Finance, I was Manager of a branch in South Yorkshire for 5 […]Read More

PROFENCER EASES THE WAY FOR RADLEY FENCING

It’s just over four years since Steve Radley of Dorset-based Radley Fencing & Landscaping saw an advert for Profencer in Fencing & Landscaping News. Since then Steve has used it on many agricultural stock fencing contracts and it’s still going strong! Steve, who has been fencing and landscaping for almost two decades, carries out agricultural […]Read More

BULK SOFTWOOD PEDESTRIAN & HAND GATE SUPPLIES

Over recent years at Suffolk Timber Products we have recognised that the UK market for manufacturing and supplying standard size pedestrian and hand gates has grown more increasingly competitive along with the generally quality of products falling. Having manufactured these gates ourselves for several years, the demand for quantity, quality and a competitive market price […]Read More

KWIKPAC WEBSITE SHIPS TO MORE THAN 240 TOWNS AND CITIES

Family-run packaging supplier, Kwikpac, launched their new website in October of 2018 and throughout 2019 alone the company received orders from 240 towns and cities across the UK and Ireland. This saw the company expand its reach beyond its regular offline customer base and welcome many new clients. Last year Kwikpac also reached a milestone for […]Read More

INSTALLER FINED FOLLOWING SCHOOL FALLING GATE INCIDENT

  INSTALLER FINED FOLLOWING SCHOOL FALLING GATE INCIDENT March 2020: The company responsible for the installation of a manual sliding gate at a primary school, which fell on a nine-year old girl, has been handed a £18,000 fine and ordered to pay court costs of £1,147. The incident occurred in May 2018 at a school […]Read More

BAYRAM TIMBER BOOST CROSS- CUTTING PRODUCTIVITY WITH SALVADOR FROM DALTONS

Bayram Timber are market leaders in bespoke timber products supplying a range of industries including fencing, garden furniture, joinery, packing and timber frame buildings to name but a few. Strong growth in the company has prompted Bayram to future proof their machining capabilities, in particular with a focus on crosscutting. In 2019 they invested in a Salvador SuperAngle […]Read More

SAYING IT WITH CHESTNUT!

There’s a lot to be said for saying it with wood! Toby Allen and partner Aly May established their business ‘Say it with Wood’ in deepest Herefordshire almost twelve years ago and since then they’ve been focused on providing rustic fencing solutions using predominantly chestnut for customers right across England and Wales. Aly explained: “We met in 2004 […]Read More

BSI TO RAISE STANDARD OF TREATMENT FOR DECK SUB-FRAMES

UK STANDARDS ORGANISATION, BSI, IS RAISING THE LEVEL OF PRESERVATIVE TREATMENT REQUIRED FOR TIMBER DECK SUBSTRUCTURES. UK standards organisation, BSI, is raising the level of preservative treatment required for timber deck substructures. This means that all softwood components used for the structural sub-frame of a deck will have to be treated to the same level as components in permanent […]Read More