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02/11/11

Wolf appoints Sarah french as Horizon Co-ordinator

Wolf appoints Sarah french as Horizon Co-ordinator

Leading timber engineering specialist, Wolf Systems, has appointed Sarah French as technical sales engineer for the company’s new Horizon software. As Horizon Co-ordinator, Sarah will work with customers to tailor Horizon’s 3D modelling capabilities to their timber frame design requirements.

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09/09/11

New World Timber Frame chooses Wolf Systems

New World Timber Frame chooses Wolf Systems

New World Timber Frame, which offers timber frame building solutions for residential and commercial markets, has chosen Wolf Systems as its sole supplier of nailplates and design software for a new venture in trussed rafter fabrication.

The Essex-based timber frame manufacturer has recently developed its business by investing in trussed rafter machinery. This enables New World Timber Frame to control every aspect of its timber frame build and opens the supply chain to the masonry market.

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06/09/11

The future of timber frame is on the horizon

The future of timber frame is on the horizon

With the Government’s chief construction advisor, Paul Morrell, demanding the adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) on all public sector projects within five years, design engineers will be pleased to hear that Wolf Systems has just what they need.

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21/06/11

Smartroof demonstrates flexibilty on multi-unit Barratt site

Smartroof demonstrates flexibilty on multi-unit Barratt site

Wolf Systems’ revolutionary smartroof interlocking roof panel system has been employed in no fewer than 39 new houses on a Barratt Homes development in Leicestershire.

Stephensons Place is a new scheme situated in rural Coalville, north-west Leicestershire, on the site of the old Stephensons College.

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13/05/11

Enterprise makes life easy for timber engineering industry

Enterprise makes life easy for timber engineering industry

Today, the need for accurate, up-to-date information in all industries is paramount. Manufacturers and suppliers need to respond in days, or even hours, to their customers’ requirements; and they need to have this information at their fingertips.

Recognising the need for speed and efficiency, Wolf Systems has launched a new software package called Enterprise – a management system with an unprecedented degree of functionality - specifically for manufacturers of trussed rafter and metal-web joists.

Although developed from WMS, Wolf’s existing management software package, the new product is very different.

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22/03/11

Wolf Systems - developed, manufactured and supported in the UK

Wolf Systems - developed, manufactured and supported in the UK

In today’s housebuilding and construction market, with narrowing margins and ever-shorter lead times, developers need to know they can rely on quick and reliable service from their suppliers.

When it comes to timber engineering, few companies can offer the level of service boasted by Wolf Systems Ltd.

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25/02/11

Strength gained by 50%

Strength gained by 50%

The unique edge detail of Wolf Systems’ new Field Splice Plate delivers 50% more strength than conventional nail plates, offering truss manufacturers significant material cost savings and the ability to produce truss configurations not achievable with existing products.

Hailed as the first major advance in nail plate design since the concept was developed in the 1960s, the new FSPX Splice Plate is the result of substantial investment in design, machine tooling and testing by the company.

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26/01/11

Stevenson & Kelly streamlines with Wolf Management System

Stevenson & Kelly streamlines with Wolf Management System

Wolf Systems’ new management software, WMS is helping Airdrie-based timber roof truss manufacturer Stevenson & Kelly streamline production and maximise efficiency.

WMS is a fully-integrated system that brings together all the key functionality required by a modern timber engineering business. The system is used for both design and management; creating databases for quotations and orders, planning of production, deliveries and allocating resources, business reporting, analysis and cost monitoring.

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21/01/11

New factory opens for smartroof

New factory opens for smartroof

Rising demand for Wolf Systems’ revolutionary smartroof roof construction system has enabled manufacturer, Harlow Timber Engineering, to start production at a new purpose-built factory in Kettering, Northants.

Harlow Timber Systems, which is headquartered in Bardon, Leicestershire, built the new factory in 2008 in order to serve housebuilders working in the northern home counties region. The Kettering plant was originally intended to produce Harlow’s core product: trussed rafters.

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