New teeth for CE Marking of construction products

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David Payne explains how the new Construction Products Regulation transforms the landscape for selling construction products.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2013

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As of 1 July 2013, CE marking of construction products covered by harmonised European Standards (hENs) became mandatory in all EU Member States.

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The well-known environmental advantages of using timber as a construction material, coupled with the wider technical and performance benefits of products such as cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glued laminated timber (glulam), are enabling the construction industry to deliver innovative and cost effective timber buildings.

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