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John Dye, President
Welcome from John Dye, President, Timcon

"Welcome to the new and improved Timcon website. If you’re a timber packaging manufacturer or packaging purchaser, this is your online resource for timber packaging."


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  • Latest News
    Britains decision to leave the EU has led to a "dramatic deterioration" in economic activity, not seen since the aftermath of the financial crisis.
    Data from IHS Markits Purchasing Managers Index, or PMI, shows a fall to 47.7 in July, the lowest level since April in 2009. A reading below 50 indicates contraction.
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    What Does Brexit Mean For Illegal Logging And The Global Timber Trade?

    In a new information brief, Forest Trends? Forest Policy, Trade and Finance program takes a close look at the implications of Britain?s exit from the European Union on efforts to curb trade in illegal timber. They sum up six key questions in a recent blog post, reminding those concerned all EU law remains in force in the UK until the two-year process of leaving is completed. click here

    Confor efforts secure Westminster forestry inquiry

    Confor has welcomed advanced news of an expected wide-ranging Westminster inquiry into the future of the UK forestry and timber industry.
    Notice of the inquiry was made by Chris Davies MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Forestry (APPGF) at a meeting of the group in the Houses of Parliament in early July

    The inquiry will be conducted by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee and is likely to be announced in the autumn, with a call for written evidence, followed by oral evidence sessions in early 2017 and a report by spring 2017.

    TIMCON releases position statement on biomass - The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has released a position
    statement on biomass subsidies. The two-page document aims to clarify the
    industry associations stance on the issue, following consultation with its members. It will be used as a central part of TIMCONs ongoing lobbying of government to review and refine its policy on subsidising biomass.

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