Jewson launch new timber excellence initiative with Wood Campus

As part of their aim to be ‘best in class’ for timber, Jewson have worked with Wood Campus to produce a new training pack for staff working with timber called The Extra Yard.

Paul Robertson, Jewson catergory development manager for timber and panel products, said: “We are delighted to have worked closely with Wood Campus again on this ground breaking project, following our previous collaboration on the Jewson Timber Pocked Guide.” Jewson The Extra Yard 003 resized

The Extra Yard standards pack will be used as a training aid in every branch to support the timber excellence initiative. The pack includes three sets of staff cards covering topics such as storage and display, career development, as well as cards on sawn carcassing timber, machined timber, panel products and timber fencing and landscaping, each with its own tips on what can be achieved by a regular ’10 Minute Turn Round’.

The packs, produced with support from BSW Timber, James Jones & Sons Limited and Norbord, combine the practical experience and expertise of Jewson with the industry know-how of Wood Campus, the UK timber industry’s free online knowledge portal (

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