Durham timber company set for growth following acquisition by UK’s largest sawmill

Durham timber company set for growth following acquisition by UK’s largest sawmill

A Durham timber company has been acquired by the UK’s largest privately owned sawmill.

Sawn timber specialist James Jones & Sons has acquired GT Timber, the holding company of Taylormade Timber Products and Kerr Timber Products, which operate sawmills in Durham and Annan respectively, which together employ 225 people.

With the latest acquisition, James Jones & Sons now employs over 1,200 people and operates eight sawlines.

Source: BDaily

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