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Concerns over skills, raw materials and Brexit foster long-term uncertainty in joinery industry despite sound medium-term prospects says BWF survey

Growing concerns over skills, raw materials and the implications of Brexit are fostering long-term uncertainty in the joinery industry, despite the medium-term prospects remaining sound, according to the BWF's Joinery State of Trade Survey for the third quarter of 2017.

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First CLT homes to be built at Swan Housing Association’s offsite factory delivered to site

The first precision-engineered modular homes to be built at Swan Housing Association’s offsite factory have been delivered to the Craylands Estate in Basildon, Essex.

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Exemplar windows demonstrate meeting point between BWF’s Made in Britain campaign and timber licensed under Grown in Britain scheme

Two industry organisations joined forces during Grown in Britain Week (9 – 15 October) to explore the potential of British grown wood in amplifying the marketing of British-made joinery.

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Former referee Graham Poll announced as guest speaker for British Woodworking Federation Annual Dinner & Awards

Graham Poll, one of the most well-known and experienced English football referees of all time has been announced as the guest speaker for the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Annual Dinner & Awards.

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Record number of visitors and product launches at UK Construction Week

UK Construction Week celebrated its third and last day with a record-breaking number of visitors and product launches.

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Confederation of the Timber Industries’ board approves application to join from Wood Protection Association

The Confederation of the Timber Industries’ (CTI) board has approved an application to join from the Wood Protection Association (WPA).

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Better Decisions for a Better World theme for World Forum on Natural Capital

The programme for the World Forum on Natural Capital has been launched and this year’s theme is ‘Better Decisions for a Better World’.

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Guide for design and specification of timber stairs for the UK housing market to be launched by British Woodworking Federation at Timber Expo

A new design guide is being launched to assist stair designers, manufacturers and builders involved in the design and specification of timber stairs for the UK housing market. The guidance from the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Stair Scheme helps to draw together what has been a conflicting hotchpotch of standards to provide authoritative advice on how a staircase in the ...

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UK Construction Week returns for third year

The UK’s biggest names from across construction will be gathering at the NEC, Birmingham, for UK Construction Week from 10 -12 October.

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Former commercial director takes over as managing director of Norscot

Callum Grant has been appointed as managing director of Norscot, the North of Scotland’s largest manufacturer of kit homes, windows and doors.

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