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Invitation to Seminar held by SWPC and WPA


The Swedish Wood Preserving Association is arranging a seminar in cooperation with the WPA: regarding the latest developments in UK wood protection market and the TTF Action plan.

Friday 26th March 13:00-14:30 CET (12:00 – 13:30 UK)

The seminar will be led by Gordon Ewbank, Chief Executive Officer of the WPA

Agenda / Topic

Update about the evolving TTF Action Plan, including the roll out timetable, compliance requirements and the independent accreditation of treatment operations, inc. background and rationale for developing and implementing the plan plus timescales.

Information on how WPA/TTF are promoting and communicating with the UK market supply chain under the “Treated Timber you can Trust” banner, including the wide range of educational resources available and the two complementary supply chain communications campaigns now up and running, aimed both at the builders merchant sector and at the fencing and landscaping market.

The seminar will also address the implications for suppliers of treated wood into the UK market, how to comply with the TTF plan requirements and recent changes to UK treatment standards that better align with NTR standards etc.

After the presentations there will be plenty of time for questions and discussion, which will be an important part of the meeting.


Fredrik Westin, Managing Director
Swedish Wood Preserving Association

Gordon Ewbank, Chief Executive Officer of the
Wood Protection Association, WPA

To get your link to the seminar you will need enrol here

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