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Lonza Wood Protection specialises in products for the industrial pre-treatment and surface protection of wood with global operations in North and South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

Lonza’s approach to business is characterised by innovative products, valued brands and exceptional customer service, including:

  • The broadest range of industrial wood treatments in the world
  • Products which improve the performance of wood, one of the world’s most sustainable natural resources
  • Treatments which make wood resistant to termites, fungi, mould, fire and moisture
  • Products which sustain the natural appearance of wood
  • Engineering and marketing services to our customers and their value chains
  • Broad global regulatory expertise, world-class toxicology and analytical chemistry skills, offering customers solutions that contribute to the sustainability of their own products and services
  • Many products that satisfy green building and sustainability standards

Its parent company, Lonza is one of the world’s leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and life science industries. Further information can be found at

Lonza in South Africa, markets its wood preservative solutions under the well-known Tanalised™, Tanapole™, Vacsol™, Weatherwood™, and Antiblu™ wood treatment brands. Lonza offers an extensive Guarantee Program online for wood products treated with its wood preservatives. Tanalised™ E and Vacsol™ Azure (metal-free) wood preservative treated wood are third party verified as likely to contribute to green building rating criteria (see: