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March 2013

Staff News

As is our norm we ended 2012 with a BBQ at work in Auckland and below is a photo of most of us indulging in a sausage and beer or two.

Nathan Stirling who had accumulated over 10 years with Timspec and before that Timpan City resigned in February he will be badly missed. Nathan is a very smart young fellow who will do well where ever he goes and we all wish him well. After 13 years with us Kevin Forrest ( or Tree) is off to Foxton Beach and is retiring at the end of March 2013. Kevin will be greatly missed. Kevin joined up in 2000 after 36 + years with T J McIlwaines and so is very well know in the market down in the Southern North Island. Kevin we all wish you well too.

Jamie Young based in Wellington will be looking after Kevin's flock. Together with some other changes we have had more departures and changes than at any other time in our 23 years. We have a new man starting in Auckland in a sales coordination role, Alan Owen joins us at the end of March and he comes to us with some background in Joinery and brings some great skills.

In Christchurch we are still seeking a Builders Rep, although we have found an orderman.

In Carterton Shane Wilson ( our new Site Manager) is settling in extremely well and the team there is in great spirits.

In Auckland we are still mulling over whether to move and if we did, where and can we afford it. We really need more room and better quality office accomodations.

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March 2013
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Lots of change for the start of 2013, with Kevin Forrest retiring and Nathan Stirling leaving to join GJ Gardner.
/imagesdb/Issue/32e34a93-570b-4e23-aad5-31e8c849825b.jpgAccoya - more to come
Demand for Accoya is growing with sales being made into the Cladding, decking, verandah, bridge decking, and landscaping sectors.
/imagesdb/Issue/68b9a580-1768-47db-9f32-4845bc623bb6.jpg2013 it is going to be better than 2012
The increasing number of houses being built and renovated does mean more business. The slow commercial building market and a generally lacklustre economy is a caution. How we all cope with cost increases is also a challenge.
Current Feature Stories
November 2012
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A few issues to consider. Three supply chains in particular showing signs of stress. Solomon Islands timbers, Canadian, Western Red Cedar and finally Tasmanian Oak/Victorian Ash. The other interesting story here is the changing position of tropical hardwoods.
/imagesdb/Issue/a3e069e3-9dc2-49fc-9c26-9e8e5c2c469d.jpgAccoya - Wood for the future
Fantastic sales, great interest and Johnny doing heaps of presentations. Sales growth is strong, with new demand for Accoya from Joiners and others from all over NZ.
/imagesdb/Issue/58006e2a-c2d9-4e8a-9c30-73b40233e3f1.jpgMerry Christmas and Happy New Year
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the team at Timspec. We are closing for a much needed break on the 21st December and will return refreshed on the 14th January.
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