First EPD issued for timber frame manufacturer

First EPD issued for timber frame manufacturer
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Leading UK offsite frame manufacturer, Donaldson Timber Systems (DTS), has become the first timber frame manufacturer to offer a published, third-party accredited environmental product declaration (EPD) for its product, proving its sustainability credentials. As part of a process to cover the full DTS product range, the DTS Alpha system is...
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SR Timber’s Premium Gold Batten is now CCPI compliant
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SR Timber has received confirmation that its PREMIUM GOLD roofing batten complies with the Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI). This allows the business to promote the CCPI mark on the product. The third-party assessment confirms that all the product information provided by SR Timber on its graded BS5534 roofing...
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Postsaver celebrates 30 years in business
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Gloucestershire-based wood protection business and TDUK member, Postsaver, has celebrated its 30-year anniversary by achieving 10 million product sales. Jim and Richard George are two Gloucestershire brothers who once appeared on Dragon’s Den to pitch their innovative product idea to help protect fence posts from damage at the ground line...
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National Timber Systems to launch GreenBox Floor Cassette System in the UK
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National Timber Systems (NTS) is to launch GreenBox floor-cassette system - which uses lightweight, low-embodied-carbon engineered-timber - in the UK in collaboration with international engineering, design and technology firm Thornton Tomasetti. The system can be used in newbuilds, extensions or renovations for commercial and multi-occupancy residential developments. It performs like...
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New brochure provides timber guidance
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SR Timber has created a new brochure for 2024. The publication, which has more than doubled in size to 28 pages, details the complete range of timber products offered by the company and serves as a handy reference guide for customers seeking top-quality timber solutions. The SR Timber team has...
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Find your next timber partner
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TDUK's latest member benefit makes it easier than ever for you to find the right timber company to do business with – from right across the supply chain. Here's how you can access our exclusive member directory. Our new Business Directory – Find Your Timber Partner – will become the...
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NTS adds metal web joists to EWP range
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National Timber Systems (NTS), part of National Timber Group, has added metal web joists to its range of engineered wood products. Product manager Richard Pashley joined NTS recently to head up metal web joist design and sales. He has 20 years’ experience in engineered wood products, as well as being...
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Think you know everything about wood plastic composite decking?
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The Timber Decking & Cladding Association takes a closer look at wood plastic (polymer) composite as an alternative to natural timber decking Wood plastic/polymer composite (WPC) boards are manufactured using a mixture of wood fibre, plastic and other additives (eg, colourants, UV stabilisers). These are finely ground, mixed and made...
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A year of timber design and innovation
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The 2023 Wood Awards showcased stunning timber projects from across the UK. With entries for 2024 now open, we look back at the winners from last year's competition. The winners of the 2023 Wood Awards stand as testament to the thriving creativity and ingenuity within the timber community.  This year,...
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Know your timber sizes and tolerances
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TDUK's Knowledge Sheet 'Timber Sizes and Tolerances', written by Damian Clarke for TDUK, sets out what you need to know about the most common sizes of structural timber. Timber can be any size permitted by the raw material’s dimensions, but there are customary sizes that are most widely available, most...
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