2022 Structural Timber Award Sponsors
BKS is a structural timber frame contractor who specialises in the design, supply and installation of timber and hybrid structures, including Cross Laminated Timber, Timber Cassette Systems, Glulam and Structural Steelwork. They have the ability and experience to handle packages up to and exceeding £10m, incorporating each or all of these materials, and have been delivering outstanding projects for over 45 years.
B&K Structures are able to support project partners in developing their own specialist skills and knowledge to offer solutions to achieve Net Zero Carbon; this includes advising on performance, installation and design criteria for timber and hybrid structures. With vast experience in on-site management and installation, BKS produce innovative and exciting sustainable hybrid schemes for an established client group, and are the UK's leading sustainable frame contractor.
The company specialises in the Commercial, Retail, Education, Residential, and Sports and Leisure sectors, including both new build and refurbishment schemes. Recent projects include 6 Orsman Road, IQL Pavilion, The Gramophone Works, UCLan Student Centre, Skelton Lake Services, Jaguar Land Rover and Hardman Square.
Award-winners in 'Innovation' and 'Sustainability', BKS are experts in supporting clients to create unique and stunning, low-carbon hybrid schemes.
We use 100% traceable wood from northern forests, a sustainable raw material of the finest quality. Our facilities are surrounded by these forests, which ensures a never-ending, reliable supply. Our primary products are Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber), birch plywood, spruce plywood, machined softwood and machined MDF.
Everything we do involves sustainability – from the products all the way to the forest. We always use the best available technology in our production, ensure the safety and well-being of our employees, and create well-being, locally and internationally.
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.
FIREFLY™ is a pioneering UK specialist manufacturer of flexible fire barriers. Lightweight and easy to install, our products are fully supported with independent certification, covering a variety of substrates and penetrations.
FIREFLY™ flexible fire barriers are made with combinations of woven and nonwoven glass substrates and aluminium foils, with solutions specifically certified for use on timber, making them ideal in loft spaces and roof voids with restricted access and working space.
West Fraser UK (FKA Norbord Europe) is a world-leading manufacturer of engineered woodbased panel products.
Our products are Net-Carbon Negative and include OSB, Particleboard and MDF. They are used extensively throughout construction, furniture and DIY industries, and are made from responsible forestry sources. We 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.
ARC Building Solutions is an award-winning manufacturer of cavity fire barriers and cavity closers, based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Established in 2008, ARC specialises in bringing unique and innovative products to market. Designed to solve real world on-site challenges, ARC's products help to deliver safer and more sustainable homes and buildings. With Certifire third-party certification, along with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001, you can be assured that all ARC products are manufactured to the highest of standards.
For more information, visit: https://www.arcbuildingsolutions.co.uk/
Custom and Self Build Project of the Year
For 30 years, ACTIS the European market leader in the thin multifoil insulation sector has been developing insulation products, created for a clean to use, quick to install, cost effective alternative insulation solution for walls, roofs and floors.
The Hybrid range of innovative insulation products which are CE marked and accepted by the NHBC, are tested to European harmonised standards and international 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.
Delivering efficiency and competitive advantage using offsite construction technology and DfMA principles.
As the UK's leading offsite construction consultancy offering in-depth knowledge of existing and emerging technologies - Cogent operates exclusively within the built environment and offsite manufacturing sectors.
Cogent work with offsite manufacturers, clients, architects, contractors and project managers to ensure that any project embracing offsite technology, is optimised and involves minimal risk.
We develop and improve:
- Business strategies
- Product & service portfolios
- Manufacturing operations
- Supply-chain integration
- Business processes
- Management systems
Category: Best of Solid Wood
Combilift is a specialist forklift & straddle carrier manufacturer producing a wide range of customised handling solutions, all of which are designed for the safe, space saving and very productive handling of the long and bulky loads. Located in Monaghan, Ireland, Combilift was established in 1998 by Martin McVicar and Robert Moffett, both highly qualified engineers with decades of experience between them. Their expertise, knowledge of the market and practical experience led to the development of the Combilift - the ultimate long-load material handling solution.
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EGGER (UK) Ltd specialises in the design and manufacture of industry leading structural flooring boards for UK housebuilders. 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, The advanced structural flooring system comes with a unique lifetime guarantee and uses 3 simple steps, our boards, our glue and our fitting guide.
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 is the UK's most diversified, family owned timber processor. The Timber Systems Division is the UK's market leading producer of JJI-Joists from its world leading manufacturing facility in Forres, selling to all of the major UK house builders.
For more information, please visit: www.jamesjones.co.uk
Delegate List & Table Plan 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.
Social Housing Project of the Year
Social Housing Project of the Year
MiTek specialises in the development of software solutions for structural timber applications and the provision of engineered steel connector products for roof truss and Posi-Joist manufacture. MiTek Services provides a range of design and drafting services to support our customer's capability and growth, and our automation team provides manufacturing equipment to the engineered timber industry.
Our software, services, engineered products and automation enable you to transform the way you design, make and build.
Find out more at www.mitek.co.uk
Structural engineering with emphasis on economy in materials always been our ethos. We design in a multitude of different materials and develop cost effective design solutions for any project. This approach is applied to projects of any scale, from small domestic to large scale commercial developments.
Our structural team has expertise in timber projects covering the residential, retail, industrial, education and healthcare sectors and all our clients are valued and provided with full support throughout the design and construction process.
Education Project of the Year
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.
Project of the Year
Xilonor is new to the mass timber industry with a state-of-the-art factory manufacturing premium quality CLT from local sustainable resources utilising Pinaster and Radiata Pine.
Panel options from this high quality CLT manufacturer include sizing formats up to a maximum of 12x3 metres by up to 320mm thickness. Xilonor offers flexibility with size increments of 100mm available. 3, 5 or 7 ply with longitudinal or transversal exterior layers to maximise strength according to the panels orientation and double exterior layers.