TimberLab Glulam on the International Stage

When world leaders meet for APEC meetings later this month in Papua New Guinea, they will be admiring the new Glulam Convention Centre - Long House featuring Glulam manufactured and supplied from TimberLab in NZ. TimberLab is proud to be part of the team that produced this spectacular demonstration of timber’s beauty, versatility and [...]

By |2018-11-14T13:34:59+00:00November 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

TimberLab Donates to Local School

TimberLab was able to help a local school in their fundraising efforts last weekend. We made this handsome looking “Snot Man” & the children painted it themselves. On the Gala Day, participants paid to put their hands inside his nostrils (filled with slime) to get a prize. A lot of fun was had & a [...]

By |2018-11-06T11:17:05+00:00November 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

TimberLab Expanding CNC Capabilities

TimberLab Solutions is New Zealand’s most experienced manufacturer of structural Laminated Timber with over 60 years’ experience. As new engineered wood products have entered the market, TimberLab has positioned itself to deliver the full structural package of engineered wood products including Glulam, LVL and CLT providing your One-Stop-Shop Solution. With an increase in market [...]

By |2018-10-05T11:48:45+00:00October 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Wood Warrior at NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards

We’re all extremely proud of Owen Griffiths who was named “Wood Warrior” industry champion at last week’s NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards. In bestowing the honour on him, Chair of WPMA Brian Stanley pointed out that Owen “really understands the industry” and is an active member of a number of industry organisations. Owen is [...]

By |2018-09-28T14:52:45+00:00September 28th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Timber Design Supreme Award Winner – 2nd Year Running

TimberLab Congratulates Studio Pacific as Project Overall Winner at 2018 NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards. The He Tohu Document Room in Wellington took out the Interior Innovation award & then went on to be judged Overall Winner at last week's event in Auckland. Some of the judges’ comments - “Excellent showcase for digital technology [...]

By |2018-10-01T09:59:36+00:00September 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Another Award Winner for TimberLab

Half Moon Bay Ferry Pier has just been awarded the Best Public Works project under $5 Million by IPWEA (Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia) - New Zealand Excellence Awards. Credits: Auckland Transport, Downer, BDG Architects, Lautrec Consulting Engineers and Bellingham Marine. TimberLab produced these laminated timber portal frames with columns & hand rails [...]

By |2018-07-26T14:14:27+00:00July 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments

TimberLab Features on TV3 News Story About Future of Timber

Multi-storey Engineered Timber Buildings are set to be the future for Mid to High-Rise commercial structures. It’s happening overseas – now it is time for NZ to catch up. TimberLab is working closely with Tallwood in leading the charge. See News; covered by NewsHub on TV3, 23 May 2018.

By |2018-05-25T14:04:19+00:00May 25th, 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 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+00:00June 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments