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Atlas Engineered Products signs new engineered wood supply agreement with Taiga Building Products

08-06-2020
Atlas Engineered Products, engineered wood, new supply arrangement, Taiga Building Products

Atlas Engineered Products (AEP) completes a new engineered wood supply arrangement with Taiga Building Products for all of its operating facilities across Canada. This national arrangement replaces the regional supply arrangement announced last year for Eastern Canada. It is expected that this relationship with Taiga will result in significant …

Most of UK timber supply chain re-opening by end of May

14-05-2020
UK, timber supply chain, businesses, re-open, end of May, coronavirus, COVID-19, lockdown

Almost all businesses in the timber supply chain will be re-starting operations in May according to a Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) survey, reported Timber Trade Journal (TTJ). The survey showed that a full one third of businesses remained open to some extent during the Covid-19 lockdown. The remainder of businesses responding to the …

Japan’s Forest Agency projects on new housing starts and forestry industry

08-05-2020
Japan, Forestry Agent, new housing starts, log supply, lumber, import, exports,

The Forestry Agency held wood demand projection meeting on March 23. Average new housing starts forecasted by 12 private think tanks are 847,000 units and two think tanks forecasted less than 800,000 units. Major house builders also reported that orders are declining and it is general view that starts of detached unit would continue to be severed …

Huws Gray from UK acquires structural timber specialist

19-03-2020
builders' merchant, Huws Gray, acquisition, AC Roof Trusses, Welshpool, UK, design, production, supply, structural timber, components

Private equity-backed builders' merchant Huws Gray has acquired AC Roof Trusses, a Welshpool business. Established in 1982, AC Roof Trusses specialises in the design, production and supply of structural timber components. It employs more than 30 people. Huw Grays is headquartered in Anglesey and has more than 100 branches across Wales and …

DoubleHelix, Bluenumber and Sourcemap launch timber traceability platform

02-03-2020
timber traceability platform, supply chain, blockchain, DoubleHelix, Bluenumber, Sourcemap

Combining traceability, verification, and visualisation, the timber traceability platform being introduced by DoubleHelix in partnership with Sourcemap and Bluenumber makes critical supply chain information available to different stakeholders: Compliance and procurement officers can organise huge volumes of supply chain data and due diligence …

Vietnamese wood firms urged to seek alternative materials suppliers in the face of coronavirus

02-03-2020
supply chain, alternative, Vietnamese enterprises, coronavirus, Covid-19, impact, slowdown, China, trade, wood products

Local wood processing enterprises need to widen supply chains with a focus on seeking suppliers from domestic and overseas markets to ease disruptions from China due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, experts said. According to Vietnam News, Do Xuan Lap, chairman of the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (VTFPA) said that this …

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