News from 2017

  • A Clear Choice – a WWF report

    Published Thursday 15th June, 2017

    In 2005 WWF published the report ‘Window of Opportunity’, outlining the environmental and economic benefits of specifying timber window...

  • Dura Cladding Helps New Landmark Development at Rushden Lakes Achieve its Sustainability Goals

    Published Monday 5th June, 2017

    Composite Timber Dura Cladding has been chosen for an exciting new retail, leisure and tourism destination in the...

  • So, what is the difference between hardwood and softwood?

    Published Wednesday 17th May, 2017

    We all know that hardwood and softwood exist, but a lot of people don’t actually know the difference...

  • The Benefits Of A Timber Frame Home

    Published Thursday 11th May, 2017

    Timber framed homes are sometimes looked upon as a bit of a puzzle, in both the sense of...

  • International Timber Adds Polarwood To Product Range

    Published Thursday 27th April, 2017

    International Timber has launched a new product ideal for door manufacturers. Setra Polarwood is the finest Scandinavian grown...

  • Let’s Get High: The Growing Trend Of Timber Buildings, An Insight

    Published Wednesday 26th April, 2017

    Gone are the days when a skyscraper would be created solely from steel beams and concrete. The future...

  • 10 Weird Facts About Wood

    Published Wednesday 26th April, 2017

    Wood comes from trees, and that’s all the majority of the world seems to know. However, here at...

  • International Timber finalists in WPA Awards

    Published Tuesday 21st March, 2017

    We’re thrilled to announce that we’re finalists for the WPA Awards for wood protection excellence. This is a...

  • 8 best tools for woodworkers

    Published Monday 20th March, 2017

    A tool is a woodworker’s best friend. There’s only so much we can do with our bare hands,...

  • Saint-Gobain obtains Top Employer certification

    Published Monday 6th March, 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Saint-Gobain has obtained Top Employer certification in the UK & Ireland for 2017. This is the...

  • How will the Autumn Statement affect the timber industry in 2017?

    Published Friday 13th January, 2017

    Towards the end of last year (Wednesday 23rd November 2016), Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his Autumn Statement to the Parliament....

  • The Future of Wood as Biofuel

    Published Wednesday 11th January, 2017

    Wood has been used as fuel since the dawn of time and it’s increasingly being touted as a...