Plywood

New product combines flexibility and decorative design
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RigaWood has launched Riga Pattern+, a new material that blends functionality with aesthetics. Riga Pattern+ is a birch throughout plywood overlaid with a hard-wearing film that combines the decorative techniques with flexible design. It allows customers to explore a diverse range of textures and colours, enabling the creation of innovative...
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Product Safety Plywood
Product Safety Report: PAGED BirchPly FR Plywood
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The Office for Product Safety and Standards has issued a Product Safety Report for PAGED BirchPly FR Plywood for use in construction works, found not to consistently achieve the declared reaction to fire performance. The report states: "Testing in accordance with EN 13501-1:2018 has found that the product may not...
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Embodied Carbon
2024 Embodied Carbon Data for Timber Products
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Although timber is classed as a low embodied carbon construction material, different timber products will have different embodied carbon values depending on the energy inputs during processing and transportation.
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quality timber
A Commitment To Quality
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TDUK member ante-holz is a leading European business selling sawn timber and timber construction products throughout Europe. The ante Group has seven locations across Europe. Still family owned, it is one of the leading wood industry companies operating throughout Germany and Europe. Founded as a lumber mill in 1927, the...
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accoya house
Sustainable Accoya Saves Historic Welsh Station
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International Timber and Peter Cox recently joined forces to restore a 155-year-old signal box in Wales, using sustainable Accoya to ensure longevity and maintain the structure's historic charm. The Valley Station signal box in Anglesey dates back to 1867 and was in desperate need of restoration following decades of decay....
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Filling A Market Gap
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We take a look at Beech-Faced Eucalyptus Plywood, available in the UK from DHH Panel Products as an alternative to Birch Plywood DHH Panel Products has introduced a new timber product that can be used as an alternative to Birch Plywood, which it says complements the company's existing range of...
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Flooring-grade plywood can help prevent callbacks
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Choosing flooring-grade plywood can help prevent callbacks in commercial and domestic flooring projects, according to International Timber, an importer and distributor of bespoke, sustainable timber and panel products. Contract flooring specialists know that incorrectly specified plywood underlayment can result in swelling, peeling and lifting, even when other installation practices are...
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A return to more stable trade in 2023
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The timber industry is returning to a period of stability compared with recent years, the latest import statistics suggest. Yet wider construction industry forecasts suggest a sharp decline in output is coming. TDUK reports on what this means for the different timber sectors. It is rare for the majority of...
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Maximise your timber sales with new merchant guide
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Timber Development UK has created The Merchant Guide to Selling Timber, a comprehensive new resource to help merchants make the most of their sales of timber and timber products. The aim of the Guide is to be an introduction to timber and timber products written specifically for timber and builders’ merchants,...
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Computer-cut plywood housing that smells great!
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Facit Homes designs and builds sustainable homes using plywood from UPM. Founder Bruce Bell explains why digital manufacturing techniques and BioBond gluing technology have enabled them to make computer-cut houses. Sustainability is about far more than identifying the right materials when Facit Homes plans a new low-carbon project. They assess...
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