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Rothoblaas: An Alpine heart beating for timber

Our headquarters, a structure entirely made of timber and glass, is located in Cortaccia(BZ). This is located in Italy’s north-east, the middle of the Alps, where the technical rigidity of German culture and the Italian innovative spirit meet. It is precisely from this historically bilingual and culturally open territory, which nurtures a strong sense of belonging, that we reach every ...

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BUILD THE (IM)POSSIBILE: INTERNATIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION

Making what seemed impossible possible? We have done it. Now it is your turn. During the last four years we, as Rothoblaas, have dedicated much of our energy to an ambitious project that has considered for the first time in the world the development of metal connectors for the construction of flat CLT floors that are placed precisely. The research ...

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Timber imports continue strong market recovery

Timber and panel import volumes performed strongly in October 2020 for the fifth consecutive month since June, according to the latest timber statistics for October 2020. The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) monthly report reveals total import volumes for main timber and panel products were 21 percent higher in October 2020 compared to October 2019 levels, as import volumes in the ...

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New Vandecasteele Houtimport website

Vandecasteele Houtimport has launched their new website with focus on a diversity of timber species and on sustainability. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! For further information, call 0032 5643 3300 or visit www.vandecasteele.be

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Reduce noise transference with CaberAcoustic

Designed to reduce both impact and airborne transmitted sounds, Norbord’s CaberAcoustic chipboard flooring panel is specified by the UK’s leading housebuilders and contractors for both domestic and non-domestic applications. The portfolio comprises 28mm and 32mm variants of tongue-and-grooved particleboard panels with a 10mm sound reducing layer bonded to the underside. This specially-designed layer, made in the UK from recycled felt, ...

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Norbord helps create GMDL Construction’s bespoke dream homes

Large five-bedroom, two-storey home, with a modern open plan living, dining and kitchen space and integral garage, from GMDL Construction; starring Norbord’s CaberDek and SterlingOSB Zero. Creator of beautiful dream homes, GMDL is a family-run architecture and construction company which has been operating in Lanarkshire, Scotland, since 2008. Director, Louise McKay, explains the business, “It all began with an idea ...

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Norbord leads the way with carbon negative status

Norbord now holds a net carbon negative status across all its products and operations, locking up more CO2 than it emits. Leading the way in tackling the issue of climate change, the company’s four European sites and three product ranges sequester a total of 1.1 million tonnes of carbon annually. While carbon neutrality means that an activity releases net zero ...

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Koppers

Koppers Performance Chemicals is an industry leader in wood treatment and preservation chemicals. We develop revolutionary ways to pressure treat timber for residential construction, remodeling, commercial building and agricultural use.

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James Donaldson & Sons driving innovation with launch of new home office furniture business

The James Donaldson Group, a leading Scottish timber and manufacturing specialist, has announced the arrival of its latest business, Buzz Home Office, which will offer expertly crafted, made-to-measure home office and study solutions. Launching to market in January 2021, Buzz Home Office is a new business, developed to embrace homeworking lifestyles that have come as a result of the Coronavirus ...

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Vandecasteele Houtimport expands operations

In terms of recent developments for the company, Vandecasteele Houtimport has seen expansion in numerous ways. Recently, the company has invested in the construction of a 37,000 m2 warehouse extension to ensure all products are centralized for fast picking and loading. The warehouse has also been installed with solar panels on its roof, in keeping with the company’s sustainable business plan.    ...

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