April 12, 2018
UK: Concern at shortage of timber for pallets
UK's Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has warned of a shortage of smaller logs required by the pallet and packaging sector. At the confederation’s general meeting last month, delegates heard of the “serious challenges affecting availability of timber, particularly of the smaller logs required by the pallet and packaging sector, with discussion between manufacturers, saw-millers and other related industry partners.” “The record numbers who attended last month’s general meeting illustrates the severity of the situation in which the timber packaging and pallet business currently finds itself,” said ...
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