Structural Timber Award Sponsors
Established in 1757, James Latham’s wide-ranging portfolio includes an extensive choice of innovative surface solutions for both inside and outside the building. As well as offering one of the largest and most varied ranges of joinery quality hardwoods and softwoods available in the market, our extensive range of products includes veneer, melamine and laminated panels as well as solid surface. The company also offers high-performance door blanks, lightweight MFC boards, Birch plywood, plus hardwood and softwood plywood. In addition, as one of the largest distributors of MDF in the UK, stocks are held of standard, light, moisture resistant, F.R and Exterior panels.
A world-leading manufacturer of engineered wood-based panel products.
Their products include OSB, Chipboard and MDF. They are used extensively throughout construction, furniture and DIY industries, and come with the environmental reassurance of FSC® certification.
Norbord have been supplying products to Europe for over 40 years and have a strong customer base. This has been built on their record for excellent service and delivery, along with consistent quality and competitive pricing.
As the UK’s leading organisation representing the offsite timber construction sector, the Structural Timber Association’s mission is to enhance quality and drive product innovation through technical guidance and research, underpinned by a members’ quality standard assessment - STA Assure. This scheme offers reassurances to the construction community that members meet or even exceed current legislation and regulatory requirements. By exploiting advanced offsite manufacturing technology to increase capacity, structural timber systems are factory produced to exacting standards for onsite installation, improving resource efficiency – delivering exceptional quality and minimal defects.
At Superglass, we can offer you thermal and acoustic glass mineral wool products that meet exacting standards together with a service that’s tailored to you.
It means we can offer you impressive product quality and consistency, together with a range of products and innovations to meet ever-changing regulations and environmental pressures. We’re agile and highly responsive too – when you deal with Superglass, you’ll be in direct contact with decision makers – who like you, are keen to provide the right solutions for your business.
Superglass’ product is made from up to 84% recycled glass, so it has fantastic environmental benefits alongside great thermal and acoustic performance.
Timber Expo is the UK’s only timber event covering a breadth of timber applications from timber frame, sawmills, merchants, glulam, SIPs, CLT, fixings and fastenings, timber cladding, doors/windows, mouldings, skirtings and flooring and supported by industry associations including CTI, STA, TTF, BWF, Wood for Good and TRADA.
Timber Expo is free to attend and takes place at Birmingham’s NEC on 9 - 11 October. To find out more information about the show, please visit their website.
Custom and Self Build Project of the Year
For 30 years, ACTIS has been developing insulation products.
ACTIS now launches the Hybrid insulation range of products. A range of innovative products that are tested to international harmonised standards both under laboratory and real conditions of use; providing you with the confidence that the designed thermal expectations can be actually achieved.
With a passion for recruiting and construction, ARV Solutions are recruitment specialists in engineering, construction, and manufacturing. Our proven record spans over a decade, placing permanent and contract candidates from Graduates and Designers to Directors and Executives across the UK and internationally. We are leaders in recruiting for timber frame, modular building and the wider offsite and construction, and sustainability sectors.
Category: Contractor of the Year
BeA is the trusted fastening partner for many of Europe’s leading names in timber frame engineering. The business manufactures an extensive product range which includes pneumatic, electric and gas powered tools as well as an unbeatable choice of nails, staples, screws and other fasteners. BeA also offers customers access to field-based service engineers equipped with mobile workshops, excellent logistics and products manufactured at European facilities. In addition, the company is the market leader in the provision of fully automated fastening tools.
Biesse is the Group's business unit specialising in the woodworking segment.
Since 1969, it has designed, manufactured and marketed a comprehensive range of technologies and solutions for joiners and large furniture, windows, doors and wood building components manufacturers.
In recent years, it has also been active in the plastic processing machinery sector, developing ad-hoc solutions for a growing market.
Cogent operates exclusively within the built environment and offsite manufacturing sectors - offering in-depth knowledge of existing and emerging technologies. Our extensive experience of working across all sectors of the construction industry, includes the key public sector markets of education, healthcare and residential accommodation - whilst still remaining active in the retail, leisure, commercial and light industrial sectors. As offsite experts with a breadth of experience, we bring an independent perspective which incorporates the whole of the supply chain and range of offsite construction technologies.
As an innovative supplier of proven building envelope solutions, DuPont™ Tyvek® offers a full range of high-performance membranes and accessories to help prevent air and moisture infiltration and improve energy efficiency in all building types.
Specially designed to support sustainable building practices, our products can play an important role in meeting and exceeding building and energy codes, standards and certifications.
All DuPont building products come with the renowned service, expertise and technical back-up of a world-class science company.
Drinks Reception Sponsor
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EGGER (UK) Ltd. specialises in the design and manufacture of industry-leading commercial and domestic structural flooring solutions for UK housebuilders. Its Advanced Structural Flooring System comes with a unique lifetime guarantee and uses a simple six step installation process suitable for masonry, timber frame and offsite building applications. It is based on EGGER’s portfolio of structural P5 grade flooring boards – EGGER P5, EGGER Peel Clean Xtra and EGGER Protect. The boards feature enhanced moisture-resistant properties and a precise, diamond-tipped cut tongue and groove profile.
Category: Private Housing Project of the Year
A division of the Encon Group,
Encon Insulation is the leading independent UK distributor of thermal and
acoustic insulation, fire protection and roofing materials from well-known
We’re first choice for customer service, with a dedicated, highly knowledgeable team giving you all the support you need. And choosing efficient, professional delivery through our national network of branches means you can rely on having what you need, when you need it.
Following a hugely successful ecobuild 2018 – which saw tens of thousands of industry professionals flood London ExCeL to explore the freshest thinking and latest innovations in the built environment – new owners Futurebuild Events have made a major announcement about the future direction of the event.
Upon its acquisition of ecobuild in December 2016, Futurebuild Events declared its intentions to give the event back to the industry and to reaffirm its commitment to innovation and sustainability. Today, the owners have revealed details about Futurebuild 2019 – the fulfilment of that bold vision.
Category: Project of the Year
Isover, part of the Saint-Gobain group, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of mineral wool insulation products and systems. They manufacture and supply an extensive range of high performing sustainable, thermal, acoustic and fire safety performance products.
With a long history of providing innovative and reliable products, Isover manufactures and supplies an extensive range of high performing glass mineral wool insulation for a variety of applications.
Table Plan Sponsor
Cullen branded timber engineering connectors have been synonymous with innovation and quality for over 40 years. Gang-Nail and Alpine brands of timber connecting systems, software and equipment raise industry standards for the production of floor and roof solutions. Paslode is a leader in the manufacturing of nailing systems for timber offsite construction.
Cullen, Alpine, Gang-Nail and Paslode are brands of ITW Construction Products, a multinational company striving to always stay unique in its intuitive approach to construction.
Category: Project/Construction Manager of the Year
James Jones & Sons Ltd operates the UK’s most modern and strategically located sawmills, they manufacture the widest range of sawn timber products including carcassing, fencing, pallet wood and heavy sections. Their Timber Systems Division is the UK’s market leading producer of I-Joists, selling to all of the major UK house builders, and an investment of £8.5m at their Forres manufacturing facility will make it the world’s most efficient I-Joist assembly line by the end of 2018.
Kingspan Insulation is a market leading manufacturer of premium and high performance rigid insulation products and insulated systems for building fabric and building services applications. We have a vast product range including optimum performance OPTIM-R vacuum insulation, premium performance rigid Kooltherm insulation, high performance rigid Therma insulation and high performance rigid extruded polystyrene insulation. We also offer a structural insulated panel (SIP) technology, Kingspan TEK, a simple, revolutionary way of building that saves time, whilst delivering on energy efficiency.
Category: Best Solid Wood Project
Category: Best Commercial Project
Leading brand products include TANALITH and VAC-VAC preservative treated timber and DRICON fire protected timbers are available through leading treatment companies and merchants throughout the UK.
Category: Installer of the Year
With 100 years of roofing expertise and heritage, Marley Eternit is the UK’s leading roof systems manufacturer. They are the only UK manufacturer offering all elements of a roofing system from clay and concrete tiles, fibre cement slates, shingles and profiled sheeting to roofing accessories and battens including the BS 5534 compliant JB Red batten.
The comprehensive range also features decking and scaffolding.
Their innovative and market-leading products are all supported by a wide range of easily accessible technical services and expert support to meet the needs of their customers from across the construction industry.
In recognition of their customer focus, in 2016, Marley Eternit was awarded the coveted ServiceMark accreditation from the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) for their commitment to deliver ‘world class customer service’.
Marley Eternit are part of the Etex group, with a diverse portfolio and global presence.
Category: Timber Frame
Metsä Wood provides premium-quality wood products for construction, industrial and distribution customers. They use 100% traceable wood from northern forests, a sustainable raw material of the finest quality. Their facilities are surrounded by these forest, which ensures a never-ending, reliable supply. Their primary products are Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber), birch and spruce plywood , and Nordic premium timber.
Category: Social Housing Project of the Year
Category: Social Housing Project of the Year
Based in Dudley in the West Midlands, MiTek specialises in the development of software solutions for structural timber engineering and the provision of steel connector products for our floor and roofing systems.
Their customer support team is the largest and the most experienced in the industry comprising of professionals with collectively hundreds of years of experience in supporting trussed rafter and Posi-Joist manufacturers in their market. When it comes to service and customer support, nobody else comes close.
Further afield, MiTek is the leading provider of software solutions and supplier of building components throughout the Americas, Africa and Australasia.
Their Midlands manufacturing facility supplies their customers throughout the UK and Ireland, as well as France and Germany. An additional three European production facilities supply the rest of their European customers in Scandinavia and throughout Eastern Europe.
PEFC (Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management through independent third-party certification. A federal organisation, it works by endorsing national forest certification systems developed collaboratively by interested stakeholders and tailored to local priorities and conditions. PEFC has recognised national certification systems in more than 40 countries. Together these account for over 300 million hectares of certified forests, making PEFC the world’s largest forest and wood product certification system.
Innovation at the Heart of Wood is the company motto and we pride ourselves on being pioneers and investing in new technologies to develop innovative solutions for the construction sector.
Best Retail & Leisure Project
The SIG360 Technical Centre is a service offering from SIG, that focuses on helping customers deliver energy efficient buildings. Central to SIG360 is an easily accessible expert team of technical specialists, supported by the SIG multi-company structure and supply chain consolidation
The SIG360 Technical Centre offers house builders a unique, totally integrated, end-to-end solution in the provision of energy saving construction products, technical services and support. We have unbiased access to thousands of product solutions with an intimate knowledge of product performance and cost to help you make the right combined choice.
Category: Low Energy Project of the Year
Södra Wood UK aims to be the UK and Ireland’s market leading supply partner of planed structural timber, engineered wood products and timber treater to the roof truss, timber frame, timber & builders merchants and industrial markets. We will also support and develop the introduction of other Södra Wood associated products into the UK & Ireland, to enhance our core market share and create opportunities to expand into new market sectors.
We will achieve this through sourcing products that meet with all the required legal certification, and providing efficient supply chain solutions that meet with our customers needs.
Category: Architect of the Year
Stora Enso Wood Products provides wood-based innovations and solutions for construction ranging from supporting structures to interior design and environmental construction. Further-processed products include massive wood elements, housing modules and wood components.
Wood products serves customers including construction companies, merchandisers and retailers from more than twenty production units in Europe. Operating globally, Wood Products’ main markets are in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and Asia Pacific. The products are made of renewable, high-quality European pine or spruce with 100% traceability.
Category: Client of the Year
The Staircraft Group has achieved dramatic growth, becoming the World’s Largest Staircase Manufacturer & Europe’s Only Staircase, i-Joist and Floor-Kit Manufacturer.
Staircraft recently enjoyed a double-celebration, having been listed number 51 in ‘The Times Virgin Fast Track 100’ Britain’s 100 fastest-growing private companies, and 478 in Europe.
The proposition continues to grow. In addition to Staircases, i-Joists and Floor-Kits, Staircraft recently developed world-class facilities manufacturing Door Frame Kits and Painted MDF Profiles. See our Advert below with contact details for our 3 Divisions.
Founded in 1897 the Society has changed with the times over the intervening years but still endeavours to provide assistance to those past and present members of the timber trade in need.
They have four Trustees and nine regional volunteer committees. Representatives from these committees together with the President , Vice President, Past-Presidents of the Society and the Trustees and General Manager make up their Board of Management.
The regional committees organise a number of fundraising events ranging from golf to river cruises and clay pigeon shooting as well as seasonal lunches and dinners.
Category: Product Innovation
The Timber Trade Federation is growing the use of wood through innovative representation and a suite of value added business services for its members. Spanning the timber industry supply chain from the Sawmiller to the Manufacturer through the distribution network of Agents, Importers, Distributors and Merchants, TTF Members account for around two-thirds of the £8.5 billion value of the UK timber industry.
Since 1998 Trade Fabrication Systems Ltd has been the UK’s leading B2B processor of BBA approved peel clean protective films, factory applied coatings - including FR, slip resistant and decorative - for a variety of applications. BS EN ISO 9001:2015 quality procedures are strictly enforced across all processes.
TF’s experienced and dedicated technical support team thoroughly understand customers’ needs, have unrivalled product knowledge and being constantly in tune with the latest industry developments, actively contribute to a continuing company development programme.