keyboard_arrow_upLonza hits the road
keyboard_arrow_downLonza hits the road

Lonza’s national 2017 road show, ‘Overcoming Industry Hurdles’, proved to be a successful two-week journey around the country.  The road show kicked off in Limpopo and then moved to Mpumulanga, KwaZulu-Natal and concluded in the Western and Eastern Cape. Judging by the positive feedback and compliments received, the topics presented provided valuable insight to all […]

keyboard_arrow_upLonza’s depth of resources leads to complete customer satisfaction
keyboard_arrow_downLonza’s depth of resources leads to complete customer satisfaction

When it comes to meeting the requirements of each customers’ unique needs, Lonza Wood Protection’s experienced team will pull out all the stops to provide the depth of resources needed to meet customer needs and exceed their expectations. This was recently demonstrated when the R&B Group decided to convert two treatment plants from producing Tanalith® […]

keyboard_arrow_upRevolutionary industry trend for wood preservation
keyboard_arrow_downRevolutionary industry trend for wood preservation

Biligom International (Pty) Ltd, a South African company, has developed and patented a way to manufacture Eucalyptus construction and building timber that complies with all requirements for ongoing technical and quality accreditation as demanded by the industry.

keyboard_arrow_upA growing role for eco-friendly timber
keyboard_arrow_downA growing role for eco-friendly timber

The Institute of Timber Frame Builders (ITFB) (formerly known as the Timber Frame Building Association) recently held its annual general meeting at the Eikendal wine farm in Stellenbosch. This annual gathering of the industry also sees the presentation of the ITFB Awards for timber buildings in various categories, as well as for timber decking and boardwalks.

keyboard_arrow_upTUV quality for timber treatment manufacturer
keyboard_arrow_downTUV quality for timber treatment manufacturer

Supplier of wood preservation products, Arch Wood Protection, recently underwent its annual third party quality verification audit by the TUV Rheinland product safety and quality inspection authority. TUV Rheinland’s certifications are globally recognised and Arch Wood Protection’s participation in the TUV programme reflects the company’s commitment to world class standards.

keyboard_arrow_upTimber and timber preservatives
keyboard_arrow_downTimber and timber preservatives

During 2010 Arch Wood Protection presented its Continuing Professional Development seminars in Cape Town, Pretoria and Johannesburg. The course content, assessed and validated by the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA), is classified as a category one CPD activity and carries a 0.2 CPD credit. The seminars attracted architects, specifiers, contractors and other role players in the timber sector and focused on providing information on the general attributes, applications and treatment of timber as well as legislative issues related to timber production and use in South Africa.

keyboard_arrow_upReaching the Mauritian timber industry
keyboard_arrow_downReaching the Mauritian timber industry

Arch Wood Protection SA is expanding its Southern African footprint, extending its reach, its products and its expertise in the sub-Saharan region. It has established a close working relationship with Mauritian timber supplier, Grewals, one of the leading timber merchants and sawmillers and owner of the only commercial treatment plant on the island.