19 July 2018 (TTJ online) Timber Trades Journal
A new player has entered the UK and Ireland market to supply machined timber – Timber Focus Ltd.
Puidukoda OU, based in Estonia, is partnering with Manchester based Timber Focus. Puidukoda, part of the Rose Group, said it was proud to have a partner in the UK in the form of a joint venture with Timber Focus Ltd.
Puidukoda has had increased demand for its products from merchants and buying groups, which has led to the push to securing a local representative in the UK.
The partnership ensures that Puidukoda can serve its business, customers mainly including timber merchants and DIY Chains more effectively, with the provision of a dedicated local support team and landed stocks for urgent deliveries.
The Rose Group comprises leading independent manufactured softwood producers who supply more than 300,000m3 of machined softwood annually to more than 30 countries.
Puidukoda manufactures a large selection of softwood profiles mainly in spruce/whitewood, redwood /pine and Siberian larch such as planed all-round, premium C24 graded softwood, timber cladding, decking and flooring, with the option of offering fire retardant cladding, painted claddings, oiled stained flooring and decking.
Puidukoda says it is capable of manufacturing project specific requirements offering various options from mixed loads including full truck loads to vessels for larger contracts.
Timber Focus is holding stock in various locations to serving customers throughout the UK and Ireland. Andrew T Goto has been appointed as director to head UK and Ireland sales.
“We are very happy to have Mr Goto on board who brings a wealth of experience to support the timber business customers in the UK and Ireland” said Hendrik Moora – head of sales, Puidukoda.
Timber Focus Puidukoda will also have a stand at the UK Construction Week / Timber Expo 2018 a the NEC Birmingham on October 9-11.
Timber Focus will also offer other specialised products such as wood plastic composites, reclaimed wood from Barnwood Concepts, thermowoods and hardwoods etc