Structural Timber Award Sponsors
Timber Frame Project of the Year
Kronospan is the UK's only fully integrated producer of Wood Based Panel Products, so we're able to control every detail of every part the process at our Chirk base in North Wales. That's how we can be confident of perfection in everything you order from us. At Kronospan, we take our engineered core board and add surface designs using our own in-house technology to produce the perfect finish. Kronospan is proud to serve the UK construction, distribution and manufacturing industries with one of the most comprehensive range of wood based panel products.
MetsÃ¤ 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 forests, which ensures a never-ending, reliable supply. Their primary products are KertoÂ® LVL (laminated veneer lumber), birch and spruce plywood , and Nordic premium timber.
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 FSCÂ® 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 offsite timber solutions are gaining traction across the industry, the STA's mission is to evidence quality and drive product innovation through technical guidance and research, underpinned by a members quality standard assessment - STA Assure. This scheme has gained recognition from the NHBC together with six leading structural warranty and building control bodies. 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 buildings.
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.
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.
We provide tailored and personal recruitment services, with professionalism, innovation, and good communication all intelligently combined. This is backed up by our clients, the majority of whom bring repeat business and/or are referred to us.
Established in 1974, our experience is wide ranging. We began as a steel fabricator, constructing frames for major clients like Experian, Nottingham Trent University and Tesco. As part of the Bowmer & Kirkland Group, we grew our business alongside our counterparts, expanding our knowledge and product range and furthering our influence.
In early 2007, we diversified, moving into the engineered timber industry. This change saw our business grow rapidly - we began building a number of supermarkets for environmentally conscious retailers. Since then, we've worked on a vast array of projects including multi-national commercial HQ's and large scale residential developments. To date we've worked on some of the UK's most innovative, sustainable projects. Whilst we continue to work with steel, we're now the market leader for CLT and hybrid construction projects.
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.
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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.
Engineer of the Year
Cullen branded timber engineering connectors have been synonymous with innovation and quality for over 40 years. Alpine and Gang-Nail 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.
Private Housing Project of the Year
James Jones & Sons Ltd operates the UKâ€™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 UKâ€™s market leading producer of I-Joists, selling to all of the major UK house builders, and an investment of Â£8.5m at their Forres manufacturing facility will make it the worldâ€™s most efficient I-Joist assembly line by the end of 2018.
Delegate List Sponsor
Jordeson Timber imports and distributes softwood timber products to customers throughout the UK and Ireland. Whatever your requirements their knowledgeable and professional team are there to help.
Education Project of the Year
PEFC is an international non-profit organisation, dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management through independent, third-party certification. PEFC endorses national forest certification schemes developed through multi-stakeholder process, tailored to local priorities and conditions. PEFC believes that forest certification should be local so we work with national organisations to advance responsible forestry. PEFC now has over 70 members around the globe. Our standards provide forest owners with means of demonstrating good management and enables them to supply responsibly-sourced timber to the construction sector.
Social Housing Project of the Year
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.
Low Energy Project of the Year
Sodra 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 Sodra 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.
Architect of the Year
At Stora Enso, we want to help build a great future with wood. We are your go-to source of a wide range of quality wood products that improve the performance, safety and sustainability of your buildings.
Around the world, architects, builders and contractors turn to Stora Enso as a leader in sustainability and an innovation partner they can rely on for their building projects. Whether you're looking for the simple beauty of classic sawn wood or the predictable precision of engineered wood, we've got what you need.
Product Innovation Award
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.
Installer of the Year
As a leading thermal insulation manufacturer (with factories in Ireland and the UK) Xtratherm offers the construction industry with a range of innovative complete solutions, encompassing roofs, walls and floors. By combining these innovative products you can meet your requirements, as well as reaching passive standards.