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Vacsol® Azure® Timber Preservative Takes Wood Design to the Next Level

20 June 2017, Port Shepstone – Wood is a wondrous material whose beauty is enhanced by a homeowner’s imagination and grand designs, and architectural features such as stairways, flooring, balconies and decks. While it is considered the architectural wonder material of the 21st century, there can be no compromising when it comes to preserving its beauty.

A small unprotected area can make the beauty of wood vulnerable to premature degradation due to wood rot and insect attack. Protection means choosing a treatment product that meets the highest standards in wood preservation.

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IT and Wood Treatment Meet with Tan-Treat

15 May 2017, Port Shepstone – When it comes to performance excellence, cost savings on consumption and efficiency improvements, Tan-TreatTM Quality Support System has made its mark by introducing an exemplary integration of wood treatment with information technology.

Uniquely conceptualised by Lonza Wood Protection, Tan-TreatTM is a first-ever IT product that provides treaters with a user-friendly record keeping system that adds value beyond the supply of Tanalised® treated timber products. With no comparable product on the market, Tan-TreatTM has quickly gained momentum in just 2 years, with 32 users across the wood supply chain already subscribed and enjoying its benefits.

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CAIA Responsible Care® Initiative Award Recognises Lonza’s Community Project

12 January 2017, Port Shepstone – Lonza Wood Protection’s outreach to the educational needs of its local community has been recognized at the prestigious 78th Annual Chemical and Allied Industries Association (CAIA) Awards Ceremony. Lonza was announced as the runner up in the Responsible Care® Initiative of the Year, which honours companies in the South African chemical industry for outstanding achievements in sustainable corporate social responsibility projects.

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Tanalised Wood Products® Training Reaffirms the Importance of Sales Staff Understanding Timber Treatment

18 November 2016, Port Shepstone – A training workshop, conducted by Lonza Wood Protection at Mintroad Sawmills, reaffirmed the importance of sales staff understanding the treatment process and hazard applications when selling Tanalith® E and Tanalith® C treated wood. One of the biggest challenges faced by treaters is the incorrect use of treated products according to their hazard specification. As a result, premature wood decay leaves the customer disillusioned and thinking that the product has not delivered on its promise.

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Tanalised® C Wood Preservative Stands The Test Of Time At A South African Landmark

28 July 2016, Port Shepstone – The restoration of Chapman’s Peak Drive in 2002 was one of the most innovative engineering developments to be undertaken and has attracted the admiration of nature lovers and tourists from all over the world. Part of the project was the construction of a Boardwalk in 2013, which perfectly showcased the beauty of wood in its natural flora and fauna surroundings.

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By |August 16th, 2016|Press Release|Comments Off on Tanalised® C Wood Preservative Stands The Test Of Time At A South African Landmark