‘Sycamore, 1956’ by Hal Watts

Virtuoso woodwork - Q&A with designer Hal Watts

Wood Focus magazine
Maverick designer Hal Watts began his career as a mechanical engineer, but now works across a range of disciplines on projects that examine environmental issues. Michael Bennett discovers why wood is Watts’ favourite material.
A forest in Humboldt County, California. © Yana Valachovic, UCCE Humboldt

Tackling larch enemies - genetic analysis of Phytophthora ramorum

Wood Focus magazine
British forestry scientists have identified a new lineage of a deadly tree pathogen that could devastate Japanese larch populations in the UK and oak species in the USA.
man with tree

Fuel's gold - converting woody plants into biofuel

Wood Focus magazine
A team of engineers and ecologists in the USA is looking into the viability of converting woody plants on uncultivated land into a useable biofuel.

ANTEC® Mumbai 2012 – Registration Open and Workshops Announced

The Polymer Society
SPE have announced that conference registration is now open for ANTEC Mumbai and will also present workshops covering Injection Molding, Thermoforming and Medical Devices.

Packaging clinics at PPMA

The Packaging Society
The Packaging Society will be hosting a series of Packaging Clinics at the PPMA show at the NEC