10 things you probably didn't know about wood

1. Wood has a lower carbon footprint than other building materials

Responsibly sourced wood is the only renewable building material available. Because it grows naturally it removes CO2 from the atmosphere. Cut wood stores carbon that growing trees have taken out the atmosphere. About 50% of the dry weight of wood is carbon. Wood has a significantly lower carbon footprint than most other building materials because the production and processing uses much less energy.

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Parker Building Supplies acquires Stamco to accelerate growth strategy

Polegate, East Sussex, 17 June 2019: Parker Building Supplies (Parkers), a leading independent builders’ merchant, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Sussex Turnery and Moulding Company Limited (Stamco), with the support of its strategic partner, Cairngorm Capital. This is a key step in Parkers’ strategy to expand its business through a combination of acquisitions, new site development and organic growth. Parkers aims to become the market-leading independent builders’ merchant in the South East of England.

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Timber Market Updates

For those buyers who take an active interest in the softwood imported market, we have written a report below which makes interesting analysis. Please feel free to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. any comments about this report, which we can include for future months on this webpage thank you.

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Stamco Timber: a look at our future

We have already seen non-timber related products being introduced into the market place in the form of Weatherboard and Decking, we chose Marley Cedral Cladding and Millboard Decking as the two market leaders and can see these products selling well through all of our branches.

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Stamco Timber

Highfield Drive,
St Leonards on Sea,
East Sussex
TN38 9TG

Tel: 01424 856856
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Mon – Fri:  8am – 5.30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed

Stamco Timber

Highfield Drive,
St Leonards on Sea,
East Sussex
TN38 9TG
Mon – Fri: 8am – 5.30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed

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