Latest BWF Press Releases

BWF to reveal best of British joinery shortlist and launch new stairs design guide at Timber Expo
8 September 2017 - The BWF will be hosting two events at Timber Expo on the Confederation on Timber Industries (CTI) Stand. The shortlist for the BWF Awards will be announced at a reception on 11th October and a new version of the BWF Stair Scheme Design Guide will be launched on 12th October. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Woodworking and Shopfitting Centres of Excellence reshaping training infrastructure
4 August 2017 - The BWF and NAS have completed the first-round auditing of their Centres of Excellence and the prognosis is good. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Weather testing guidance for windows and doors launched by BWF
20 July 2017 - We have launched a new guide for window and door manufacturers explaining weather testing requirements and providing advice to help members to get their products tested. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Brightest and best of UK woodworking to be celebrated on Friday 24th November at Drapers' Hall
20 July 2017 - BWF will be holding its 2017 Annual Dinner & Awards on Friday 24th November in the majestic setting of Drapers’ Hall in the heart of the City of London. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Fire door safety campaigners demand public register of Responsible Persons
18 July 2017 - In the shadow of the Grenfell Tower devastation, Fire Door Safety Week campaigners are renewing their call for a publicly available national register of Responsible Persons for fire safety in rented accommodation. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Joinery manufacturers having to think on their feet as sales volumes rise but costs continue to increase
14 July 2017 - The Joinery State of Trade Survey Q2 2017 has indicated that although rising raw materials costs and labour availability are exerting pressure on joinery manufacturers, the industry is optimistic over sales figures and product investment opportunities. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
BWF Technical Manager, Hannah Mansell talks to the Radio 5 Wake up to Money team on Fire Doors and Responsible Persons
10 July 2017 - Hannah Mansell talks to the Radio 5 Wake up to Money team on Fire Doors and Responsible Persons Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
BWF’s "unwavering mission" on behalf of the joinery industry hailed at Members’ Day 2017
30 June 2017 - Industry specialists and an array of guest speakers gave the UK joinery industry the raw materials for success at the UK’s biggest conference for joinery manufacturers on June 15th. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Statement on Grenfell House from Chairman of the BWF Fire Door Scheme
27 June 2017 - It is sadly not uncommon to see buildings without fire doors, no emergency lighting or signage on doors and escape routes, broken fire rated glass, wedged-open fire doors, poor fire stopping around service hatches that breach compartmentation, no intumescent or smoke seals in fire doors, rubbish and combustible material left in the common areas. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
BWF appoints 'no ands Tony' as its first fully dedicated Training Manager
29 June 2017 - The BWF has appointed Tony Batchelor as its new Training Manager to help develop its position as the leading organisation in the education, training and skills arena for the joinery and woodworking industry. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
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