When it comes to quality, no distance is too great

Greetings from Down Under (left to right): Justin Williams (operator), Shawn Britton (Manager), Jock Dawson (Planing Facility Manager), Adam Gale (operator) and Wayne Scolyer (Foreman)

Tasmania is way off the beaten track for most people on earth. Even there, however, in the extreme east of Australia, wood processors rely on the German premium brand with six letters.

Brittons Timber has an excellent reputation as a producer of high-quality timber products for interior fittings. The company is also renowned for its spectacular timber construction projects and the use of exotic Tasmanian wood types. When it comes to surface quality, Brittons Timber does not entertain any compromises. Company boss Shawn Britton knows what he wants: 

“I have been a proud WEINIG customer for 25 years and look forward to continuing this partnership for another 25 years.” In 1994, when the company acquired its first WEINIG moulder, planing facility manager Jock Dawson traveled to Tauberbischofsheim for extra training. He says the principles he learned there about wood processing to the highest standard continue to serve him well today. His first machine has since been replaced by a 10-spindle Powermat 2400, whose jointing system guarantees optimal finishes even at high feed speeds. Furthermore, WEINIG fan Shawn Britton quickly recognized that WEINIG’s all-round expertise could help him to further optimize his production process. He now has a WEINIG optimizing cross-cut saw OptiCut 200 Elite linked to the Powermat. For its facility in Melbourne, the model Tasmanian business also invested in a further WEINIG automatic moulder plus two saws. This production technology helps Brittons Timber to fulfill its advertising promise day after day: Timber products that give every project a new definition of style and beauty.