A New Face at TimberLab

Sam Leslie  Extending the boundaries for engineered timber solutions is an ongoing passion for TimberLab. As part of that strategy, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Leslie to enhance our technical and sales capabilities. Many of you will know Sam from his previous role as Engineering and Innovation Manager at XLam. [...]

By | 2018-05-04T13:57:06+00:00 May 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

TimberLab Celebrates 60 Years

 As TimberLab turns 60, our C.E.O. shares a few things he's learnt from his time steering the company from strength to strength. TimberLab’s C.E.O. Grant McIntosh, has been involved in the business for 36 years and is the 3rd generation of his family to lead the Company which was founded by his grandfather.  Grant is [...]

By | 2018-05-15T14:18:58+00:00 April 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments

NZ Timber Design Awards

  Award Winning Craftsmanship - Cathedral Grammar Junior School recognised at the 2017 Timber Design Awards. The 2017 Gala Timber Design Award function at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland last Thursday saw Cathedral Grammar Junior School scoop the Overall Supreme Award. Designed by Andrew Barrie Lab Architects, the intricately detailed engineered timber structure was manufactured by TimberLab [...]

By | 2018-02-09T13:13:48+00:00 March 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

FURTHER CONGRATULATIONS – Andrew Barrie Lab & Tezuka Architects. Winners Again.

The Cathedral Grammar Junior School won a Gold Pin at the Best Design Awards – Spatial > Public and Institutional Spaces category. The awards are run by the Designers Institute of New Zealand and cover the full range of design disciplines from graphics and websites through to architecture and urban design. TimberLab is honoured to have [...]

By | 2017-11-08T14:05:52+00:00 October 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

TimberLab invests in Staff

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing our team with development opportunities, TimberLab has been assisting some of our employees to improve their Communication & Leadership skills. MIT were engaged to provide onsite training and education for two groups of our team. The staff have benefited greatly from this experience; both in home & [...]

By | 2018-01-30T15:01:35+00:00 October 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

NEW AWARD – Cathedral Grammar – Attention to detail recognised.

TimberLab's CNC technology achieves new levels of detailing - interlocking timber members with tolerance of plus/minus 1mm. Judges Comments: This is a very telling example of what craftsmanship looks like in the 21st century: an extremely skillful and innovative integration of contemporary technology with traditional techniques and materials. Barrie Lab & Tezuka Architects used CNC technology [...]

By | 2018-01-30T15:01:40+00:00 June 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Words of thanks from University of Auckland

“Many thanks for attending the School of Architecture and Planning prize-giving last week and for presenting the Timberlab Solutions prize.   We really appreciate the on-going support and recognition that this brings our able students. We also appreciate that you took the time out to attend – thank you.” - Heather McAllister | Development Manager |National [...]

By | 2018-02-12T14:01:24+00:00 April 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

TimberLab will be hosting visitors from the Prefab Conference

TimberLab will be hosting visitors from the Prefab Conference for a plant visit in April. TimberLab has been producing prefabricated timber structures, nationally and internationally; mainly in the commercial arena for over 50 years. The recent acquisition of NZ’s first 5 axis CNC bridge processor – Weinmann MP240 has significantly increased our capabilities in this area. [...]

By | 2018-01-30T15:01:58+00:00 April 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Prefabricated cassette floors on a grand scale

Each floor section covers up to 16 square metres. Using a Timber Concrete Composite (TCC) design developed by CHH Woodproducts, TimberLab has prefabricated these cassettes using LVL joists and plywood. With CNC technology, shear keys have been rebated into the joists. Once delivered to site the cassettes are lifted onto first floor framing in quick time. [...]

By | 2018-01-30T15:02:05+00:00 April 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Caring for our staff

TimberLab Solutions places great importance on making sure all staff go home safely at the end of each day. To this end, we have been working very hard on our workplace systems & practices and towards the end of 2015 we proudly gained Secondary Standard under ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices.

By | 2018-01-30T15:02:17+00:00 March 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments