TTJ Sponsorship 2022
2022 Sponsor List
ACCOYA BY ACCSYS
A new way of thinking about wood Accoya wood has become the timber industry benchmark when it comes to performance and sustainability. No other timber offers the same combination of durability, stability and versatility. Sustainably sourced, and with a low total lifetime carbon cost, Accoya actively contributes to a circular, bio-based economy and is one of the few truly sustainable building materials.
From a Wood Protection perspective, whilst our name and look are new, our heritage runs deep. We have over 80 years ‘experience in the development, manufacture and supply of wood protection technologies. Our brands, including Tanalith®, Vacsol® and Tanasote® , instil confidence and provide peace of mind, as do our support services, which enable our customers to make the most of wood’s unique and adaptable properties. With a dedicated global in-house research & development team, we continually assess how our protection technologies can utilise modern actives to enhance the durability of wood as a sustainable resource. As part of Arxada, we are something bigger. Arxada has a global operating presence and has the widest range of bioactives and registrations worldwide, covering 26 manufacturing sites, 17 R&D centres, and over 3,800 colleagues.
Builders Merchant Federation
The BMF is the only trade association that represents and protects the interests of builders’ merchants and suppliers to the building materials industry in the UK and Ireland. Total membership from 1 January 2022 stands at 770 merchant and supplier companies who together have combined sales of over £39bn and employ over 207,000 people in the building materials industry. BMF’s 395 merchant members operate from over 5,750 branches across the UK and Ireland. The BMF is the active hub of merchant and supplier activity in the UK, working closely with allied industry groups and regulatory bodies such as trading standards and planning departments, to ensure that issues affecting member merchants and suppliers are tackled promptly and effectively. The BMF is an active lobbyist with local and central government in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and has an impressive track record of achievements. We are totally dedicated to the interests of our members, providing training and professional and knowledgeable support through services such as Cyber Insurance Plus, Intelligent Employment Plus, Insurance Plus, Safety Plus, and Transport Plus, as well as organising key events where members can meet and exchange ideas with fellow merchants, suppliers, and leading industry figures. We work continually to ensure that merchants survive and thrive in an increasingly competitive and fast-developing market.
Combilift’s wide range of multidirectional forklifts and other specialist handling equipment ensures the space saving, safe and more productive handling and storage of long loads, pallets and containers. Combilift has been at the forefront of innovation in its sector since it was established in 1998 and is now the acknowledged leading global supplier of customised handling solutions. Its ever growing product portfolio, which now includes pedestrian operated stackers, is a perfect fit for the requirements of timber importers and merchants as well as joineries and furniture manufacturers. The company has a worldwide network of dealerships and exports to more than 85 countries.
Composite Prime was established in 2014 by Domenic Harrison and Charles Taylor. Composites came quite naturally to the two entrepreneurs due to their families’ history in the plastics and timber industries. The Harrison family has a history in the plastics sector. Geoff Harrison, a stalwart of the field, was a founding member of Polypipe Plc with Kevin McDonald in 1980. The Taylor family has been established in the timber industry for more than 60 years, with Charles being a third generation timber merchant. Both highly experienced in their respective fields, Domenic and Charles have created the perfect partnership with Composite Prime’s unique formula of wood-plastic decking and cladding, as well as a pioneering range of innovative flooring, cleaning products and accessories.
ECC is one of Irelands leading wood processors supplying quality Construction, Fencing and Packaging Timber products direct to UK and Irish markets since 1992. Based in the scenic west of Ireland with UK sales offices in Hadleigh and Liverpool, ECC’s continuous focus on customer requirements has established the company as the benchmark for quality product and service in the UK and Irish timber markets. Social and Environmental sustainability are the cornerstone of our business, ECC have become the first homegrown timber processor to offer dual PEFC and FSC certification on our product range. ECC is proud to sponsor the Environmental award for the industry.
Falcon Panel Products
Over 35 years, Falcon Panel Products have grown to become one of the UK’s largest panel products distributors. We provide a market leading range of reliable, high quality products, competitive pricing and a nationwide delivery service, all coupled with excellent technical knowledge and support. We operate from a nationwide network of depots with sites in Gateshead, Haydock, High Wycombe, Leeds, Nottingham and West Bromwich along with our port-based facility at Tilbury. Each location carries a full range of panel products including our own market leading STRE branded ranges, distributed exclusively by Falcon.
Through our plants in Ireland and Scotland, Glennon Brothers offers a one stop shop solution, for sawn softwood in the British Isles, with products for the construction, packaging and fencing industries. Having celebrated 100 years in business in 2013, Glennon Brothers is now the premier name in the Irish and UK timber processing industry. Glennon Brothers is the first home grown timber processor, to sponsor a TTJ Award. In line with its ongoing commitment to invest in people, this year Glennon Brothers is sponsoring the Career Development Award, which presents an ideal opportunity to showcase the importance of highly talented people to the industry.
HUBTEX Maschinenbau & Co
Since its foundation in 1981, HUBTEX Maschinenbau & Co. KG has been a market leader in conveyor technology and logistics. HUBTEX begins where the manufacturers of standard trucks end. Our core business is the manufacture of custom-built industrial trucks, sideloaders and special-purpose equipment for long, heavy and bulky goods. They ensure efficient material flow and goods handling in the tightest of spaces at production and retail companies. In dialog with our customers, we adapt the vehicles precisely to the conditions of the respective operation or warehouse. Our concepts are characterized by maximum flexibility and multifunctionality. HUBTEX products set new standards in terms of both technology and design. Now with around 450 employees at our production site at the Fulda-West industrial estate, we work every day to create something unique for our customers.
James Jones & Sons Limited
180 YEARS OF TIMBER INNOVATION James Jones & Sons Ltd is a family owned and managed forest products company, now under its 5th generation leadership, operating from 27 locations strategically located across the UK. The Group has evolved through more than 180 years of trading and has been active in the following activities and sectors: sawmilling, timber engineering, pallet manufacturing, forestry and land management, windfarms, iron foundry, ship building, nail manufacturing, mechanical engineering, telegraph poles, telecommunications.
Established in 1757, James Latham plc has been importing and distributing timber and wood based panel products to the UK for more than two and a half centuries. Under the continuing direction of the Latham family, the business - whose current management team includes a number of ninth generation family members - has developed into an industry leader in panel products, hardwood, hardwood flooring and joinery quality softwood and now offers probably the most comprehensive and varied product range available in the market today. A member and supporter of the Timber Trade Federation, James Latham was the first signatory to the Federation’s Responsible Purchasing Policy. The company has a strong environmental policy with all depots being Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) certified plus the business has also been independently audited to ensure that it is compliant with the European Timber Trade Regulation (EUTR).
Landguard Point Ltd is committed to the supply of high quality timber products to the trade. We supply roofing battens, fencing, landscaping and construction products, providing an extensive service to our customers, covering all of their softwood requirements. Our team have the knowledge and experience to work with our customers and supply the best possible service and products regardless of our customer’s needs.
MEDITE SMARTPLY define the standards of engineered wood panels. We deliver exceptionally engineered products, outstanding sustainability credentials, unrivalled innovation and industry leading customer service. Our manufacturing sites in Clonmel (MEDITE) and Waterford (SMARTPLY) in Ireland feature the latest production technology to deliver straighter, flatter and more consistent boards than ever before, in a range of sizes and thicknesses unparalleled within the industry. Constant progression and investment have allowed MEDITE SMARTPLY to enter new diverse markets and sectors, meaning that there is always a fresh pipeline of new products to address market demands. As part of the Coillte Group, we pride ourselves on our sustainable supply chain and manufacturing processes, meaning our products are as environmentally conscious in their make up as they are in their application.
SCM, the leading producer of woodworking machines and solutions. SCM has always had a strong commitment to industry in its DNA and is organised in three major production centres in Italy. Industrial processes are organised according to the most advanced principles of lean management and operational excellence. The company's goal is to offer our customers the best-in-class performance of quality and speed.
Structural Timber Association
As the UK’s leading organisation representing over 800 members in the structural timber sector and associated supply chain companies, the STA has an objective to drive quality and product innovation through expert technical guidance and research - underpinned by education, training and event programmes.
At Taylor Maxwell, we’ve been providing facade and timber products to the construction industry for over 60 years. Today we operate from 16 regional locations across the UK supplying a range of brick, cladding, timber, masonry and offsite solutions. Operating through an established UK-wide network, we provide innovative products, expert advice and service to timber merchants, clients, architects, developers and contractors. Over the years we’ve acquired a wealth of local market knowledge, enabling us to build strong professional relationships and help our clients realise their ambitions. Our long-standing reputation has been built upon listening to our customers and gaining an in-depth understanding of what they are trying to achieve. Only then are we able to provide a selection of products that are suitable to meet the design concept. With a national team of product advisors, we are able to guide you in your product selection. If your product is of a technical nature, we can provide design input, alternatively we can provide price information, availability and lead times. Our joined-up and flexible approaches to complex construction projects, enable us to provide expert solutions from conception through to completion.
Timber Development UK
Timber Focus is a timber distributor for the United Kingdom and Ireland mainly supplying Business to Business Customers supplying timber mainly through timber merchants we also work closely with architects and specifiers. Our Head Office is based in Manchester and hold timber stocks at the docks in Harwich and in Stoke on Trent allowing for B2B Customers to collect if required.
Please could we update the text on the TTJ wards sponsor page to: For over 60 years, W.Howard Group has manufactured and distributed Europe’s widest range of MDF profiles – skirtings, architraves, window boards, wall paneling, door linings and bespoke products. Our core range of products is one of the largest in Europe and hold more than 100 stock lines. Our expanding range of MDF profiles includes Primed, Veneered, Wrapped and the exclusive KOTA products. We offer first rate distribution of our products across the UK and Ireland using our fleet of vehicles. Our London and Manchester distribution centers offer a collection service or a delivery service for merchants across the UK. For further information please contact our sales team on 01942 881900 or email@example.com and we’ll be happy to help you.
West Fraser is a diversified wood products company with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States and Europe. From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, the company produces lumber, engineered wood (OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, particleboard), and other products including pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and renewable energy. Our UK-manufactured products are FSC certified and are used extensively in the construction, DIY and furniture sectors. Our brands, SterlingOSB Zero, CaberFloor and CaberWood MDF, are well known in the construction industry and are commonly specified by architects, national housebuilders and specifiers. We are proud that as a certified net carbon negative company we lock up more carbon in our products than we emit making them, helping the UK construction sector comply with net zero targets and beyond.