London Softwood Club welcomes Glennon Brother as guest speaker at luncheon
Mike Glennon, Joint Managing Director of Irish timber processing firm, Glennon Brothers, was the guest speaker at the London Softwood Club’s October Luncheon today (13th October).
The quarterly event, which brings together industry officials to discuss topical issues in the timber industry at large, invited Mike Glennon to give an overview on Irish and UK Timber Supply. Delegates were given an insight into the operation of the Glennon Brothers business, as well as Glennon Brothers’ view on the Irish sawmilling sector, the Irish economy, the UK softwood market and the changing relationship between the UK and Ireland.
Commenting on his participation in the event, Mike Glennon said: “It has been a privilege to speak here at the London Softwood Club October Luncheon. As one of the leading UK Timber forums, this event has been a great opportunity to reinforce the importance of the relationship between the UK and Ireland.”
“With our two Scottish businesses expanding, our commitment to the UK is more important than ever and I look forward to strengthening the relationship between Glennon Brothers and the members of the UK softwood sector.”
Glennon Brothers is now the premier name in the Irish and UK timber processing industry. Through its plants in Ireland and Scotland, Windymains Timber in Humbie and Adam Wilsons Sawmill in Troon, the firm offers a one-stop-shop solution, supplying both the Irish and UK markets with products for the construction, pallet wood and fencing industries. This one-stop-shop approach ensures the firm continues to push the boundaries of innovation and technology to produce home grown timber to the highest international standards.
The Glennon Brothers Group is also a leading provider of quality timber frame homes and engineered roof trusses in the UK and Ireland through Alexander Timber Design based in Troon, and Dempsey Timber Engineering (DTE) based in Arklow.
The Group is committed to reducing its impact on the environment and has gained Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification for its products across all timber processing sites that they are sourced from sustainably managed forests.