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Calling all structural timber systems manufacturers – TTJ Awards voting is go!

Voting for the Structural Timber Systems Supplier of the Year in this year’s Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) Awards is open until July 10.

The TTJ Awards, which has been running for 24 years, rewards customer service and product quality across the various timber industries. The 2020 event is being run as a Virtual Awards event on September 25 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, to enable the wood industries to gather safely together again.

Last year’s winner of the Structural Timber Systems Supplier of the Year category, in association with the Structural Timber Association, was Crendon Timber Engineering.

The award is designed to recognise the good work of suppliers of roof trusses, engineered timber structural floor systems, timber frame, cross-laminated timber, oak frame, glulam, LVL build systems and SIPs.

Buyers of structural timber systems, including housebuilders, specifiers, contractors, self-builders and housing associations vote for their structural timber system suppliers in an online voting system, giving scores for customer service, product quality, product range, value for money and deliveries.

Structural timber system suppliers are invited to spread the message about the Award and forward the voting link TTJ Awards Voting to their customers.

Structural timber system suppliers can also vote themselves for their favoured timber suppliers in other award categories - Softwood Trader of the Year, Hardwood Trader of the Year, Panels Trader of the Year and the coveted Timber Trader of the Year, sponsored by the Timber Trade Federation (TTF).

Other awards categories include Joinery Product Supplier of the Year, Timber Merchant of the Year and Small Timber Business of the Year.

“This year’s TTJ Awards will have a different feel being a virtual event due to Covid-19, but it will be a great opportunity for the timber industries to gather together safely and celebrate all that’s good about the wood products trade,” said Stephen Powney, TTJ editor.

“The voting process is the biggest of its kind in the UK timber trade and provides valuable feedback from buyers of timber products. I’d like to encourage the massive structural timber systems industry to push the message out to its customers.”

Companies are also being invited to send in video submissions showing how they have dealt with the challenge of the pandemic and adapted working processes – with TTJ compiling the videos into a film to be show during the TTJ Awards.

PHOTO CAPTION: Crendon Timber Engineering was the winner of the TTJ Awards Structural Timber Systems Supplier of the Year in 2019. (from left) Andrew Carpenter of the STA, Ed Kirk of Wyckham Blackwell/Crendon and Awards host Zoe Lyons