Shaun reaches finals of Scottish Apprenticeship awards for Net Zero initiative

Shaun reaches finals of Scottish Apprenticeship awards for Net Zero initiative

Fort William Engineer has been recognised for leading a team of apprentices through Skills Development Scotland's Fuel Change Competition.

21 Apr 2022

BSW enters confectionary market with Spruce flavoured gum.

BSW enters confectionary market with Spruce flavoured gum.

BSW Timber has unveiled its latest new product innovation – a spruce infused chewing gum product ‘Juicy Spruce’.

31 Mar 2022

BSW sees more trophies than wood with multiple award wins

BSW sees more trophies than wood with multiple award wins

BSW Group has been awarded the Carbon Reduction Award and the Rising Star Award at the Scottish Timber Trade Association (STTA) Award Dinner this month. 

17 Mar 2022

Hamish Macleod wins Confor award for dedication to forestry

Hamish Macleod wins Confor award for dedication to forestry

Hamish Macleod was awarded the 'Dedicated Service to Forestry Award' at the 2022 Confor Dinner and Awards ceremony. 

16 Mar 2022

Sourcing Position Statement

Sourcing Position Statement

BSW Group has made the immediate decision to stop purchasing any raw material which originates from Russia. 

4 Mar 2022

BSW Group unveils new brand

BSW Group unveils new brand

BSW has unveiled its new brand, with an expanded vision of ‘seeing timber in new light’.

24 Jan 2022

Dave celebrates 22 years at Boat of Garten

Dave celebrates 22 years at Boat of Garten

This year sees our Boat of Garten site Mill Manager, Dave Mills, celebrate his 22nd year at the helm, becoming the longest serving custodian of the mill.

18 Jan 2022

BSW Group racks up 19 award wins to end year on a high

BSW Group racks up 19 award wins to end year on a high

This year has proven to be one of growth and recognition at BSW Group, with member businesses BSW Timber and Tilhill having scooped a grand total of 19 awards in 2021.   The latest accolade came ...

21 Dec 2021

BSW Timber success at Wood Protection Association (WPA) Awards 2021

BSW Timber success at Wood Protection Association (WPA) Awards 2021

BSW enjoyed a successful night at the recent Wood Protection Association awards in Coventry, picking up two awards at the prestigious timber industry event.

24 Nov 2021

BSW Replaces Fire Damaged Memorial Bench

BSW Replaces Fire Damaged Memorial Bench

BSW Timber’s Fort William mill recently supported local residents by replacing fire damaged memorial bench which belonged to the Lochaber family.

12 Nov 2021

BSW Supports COP26 Beacon of Hope Sculpture

BSW Supports COP26 Beacon of Hope Sculpture

BSW Group has provided timber materials to an innovative low-carbon sculpture project displayed across Glasgow as part of the city’s COP26 event

9 Nov 2021

BSW at COP26 - investing in sustainable success

BSW at COP26 - investing in sustainable success

Investing in the future of British forests and homegrown timber remains key to accelerating economic development.

2 Nov 2021

BSW acquired by Binderholz

BSW acquired by Binderholz

BSW Timber Ltd, the UK’s major integrated forestry and sawmilling group, has been acquired by global sawmiller Binderholz.

8 Oct 2021

BSW Fort William Apprentice wins TTJ Award

BSW Fort William Apprentice wins TTJ Award

BSW Timber’s Electrical Supervisor, Stuart Matheson takes home the Career Development Award at the TTJ Awards 2021.

29 Sep 2021

BSW Group comes together to facilitate Selco's purchase of 8,000 carbon credits

BSW Group comes together to facilitate Selco's purchase of 8,000 carbon credits

BSW Group central to finalising agreement for Selco Builders Merchant to buy 8,000 woodland-generated carbon credits.

11 Aug 2021

IRO Timber and OSC Sales announce industry partnership

IRO Timber and OSC Sales announce industry partnership

BSW has announced a strategic partnersgip between its IRO Timber range and OSC Sales.

11 Aug 2021

Director's Mizen to Malin Challenge raises over £8k for charity

Director's Mizen to Malin Challenge raises over £8k for charity

BSW Timber's Sales Director, Mike Faulkner and friend Janet McGeever raise over £8,000 for charity after cycling the length of Ireland.

15 Jul 2021

New plant investment for BSW Newbridge

New plant investment for BSW Newbridge

BSW Timber has undertaken a significant investment program in plant and infrastructure in conjunction with JJ Smith Woodworking Machinery.

8 Jul 2021

BSW launches industry-leading Accredited Installer Scheme

BSW launches industry-leading Accredited Installer Scheme

BSW has launched an Accredited Installer Scheme that offers an array of exclusive benefits to contractors across the country.

4 Jun 2021

Mike to cycle from Mizen to Malin for charity

Mike to cycle from Mizen to Malin for charity

BSW Timber’s Group Sales Director is set to cycle over 600km across Ireland for charity.

1 Jun 2021

BSW mill manager meets the Duke

BSW mill manager meets the Duke

A BSW mill manager has recently met the Duke of Cambridge on account of his volunteer work during the pandemic

24 May 2021

BSW acquires Bayram Timber Ltd

BSW acquires Bayram Timber Ltd

BSW Timber has acquired Bayram Timber Ltd.

20 May 2021

Cutting edge skills for world-leading saw doctors

Cutting edge skills for world-leading saw doctors

Saw doctoring is one of the most valuable and specialist skills in timber manufacturing. BSW have developed the UK’s first saw doctoring course and qualification to ensure that these skills are not lost to a generation.

4 May 2021

BSW apprentices reach final of Fuel Change competition to tackle environmental challenges

BSW apprentices reach final of Fuel Change competition to tackle environmental challenges

Apprentices from the UK’s leading timber manufacturer, BSW Timber, were finalists in the national Fuel Change competition, which encourages businesses to tackle industry challenges and work towards a low carbon economy.

22 Mar 2021

Newly named BSW Timber Solutions announces Bruce McKay as Managing Director

Newly named BSW Timber Solutions announces Bruce McKay as Managing Director

Bruce McKay has been appointed as Managing Director of BSW Timber Solutions Limited, formerly SCA Wood UK, following five successful years in his post as Supply Chain and Procurement Director.

12 Mar 2021

BSW urges everyone to play their part in the first South Scotland RES

BSW urges everyone to play their part in the first South Scotland RES

BSW urges everyone to play their part in developing the first ever South of Scotland Regional Economic Strategy.

10 Mar 2021

BSW donates timber to improve school facilities for Melrose youngsters

BSW donates timber to improve school facilities for Melrose youngsters

BSW has donated materials to Melrose Primary School to help build an outdoor shelter for the children.

26 Jan 2021

FW Mill Manger runs 400 Ben Nevis Treks* for Community Team.

FW Mill Manger runs 400 Ben Nevis Treks* for Community Team.

BSW Timber's Fort William Mill Manager has ran the equivalent of 400 Ben Nevis treks to raise money for his local football club.

14 Jan 2021

Get to know... Ashley O'Reilly Meredith, Sales Executive

Get to know... Ashley O'Reilly Meredith, Sales Executive

Meet the man behind the mobile: We dragged our Sales Executive Ash away from the festivities to talk all things timber, time machines and Swindon Town.

17 Dec 2020

BSW invests in tailored Chartered Management Institute training for staff during pandemic

BSW invests in tailored Chartered Management Institute training for staff during pandemic

BSW Group has invested in tailored training courses for staff across its sawmills in Scotland. This training has seen five up-and-coming team leaders awarded with full Chartered Management Institute (CMI) certifications, which will transform how the business and its team operate.

7 Dec 2020

Maelor Forest Nurseries appoints a New Managing Director

Maelor Forest Nurseries appoints a New Managing Director

BSW Group member Maelor Forest Nurseries Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Appleton as its new Managing Director

3 Dec 2020

BSW acquires Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK

BSW acquires Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK

BSW has acquired the Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK, which includes the manufacture and distribution of timber and associated products to the home improvement and builders merchant sectors.

30 Nov 2020

Lucy's Logs

Lucy's Logs

The ember of idea on how to help people unable to leave home during Coronavirus restrictions has turned into a blazing success for a young Fort William teenager who delivers Hotties heat logs on her bicycle.

26 Nov 2020

BSW acquires Dick Brothers Forestry Ltd

BSW acquires Dick Brothers Forestry Ltd

The BSW Group has acquired Dick Brothers Forestry Ltd, the UK’s largest timber harvesting company.

11 Nov 2020

When James met Nick

When James met Nick

BSW Group’s marketing manager James Brennan was seeing stars this summer after a meeting with BBC DIY stalwart and household name Nick Knowles.

10 Nov 2020

BSW supports ‘Garden of Thanks’ for NHS staff in Fort William

BSW supports ‘Garden of Thanks’ for NHS staff in Fort William

A garden created to welcome weary walkers into Fort William as they approached the end of the West Highland Way, also now recognises the work of NHS staff who are looking after the people of Lochaber during the Covid-19 pandemic, part in thanks to BSW.

28 Oct 2020

IRO Timber recognised for Innovation at WPA Awards

IRO Timber recognised for Innovation at WPA Awards

IRO Timber, manufactured by BSW Timber, has wowed judges at the Wood Protection Association (WPA) to claim the top spot in the Innovation category at their annual awards ceremony. Combining one of th...

26 Oct 2020

BSW's growing success with Crown Distributor Scheme

BSW's growing success with Crown Distributor Scheme

BSW has seen rapid success since launching its premium merchant membership scheme in August.

6 Oct 2020

BSW helps childcare provider unveil new outdoor classroom

BSW helps childcare provider unveil new outdoor classroom

BSW Timber has helped Bolton Low Houses Childcare Unit in Wigton to reopen its doors following the COVID-19 pandemic.

1 Oct 2020

BSW Timber Group Member of Binderholz