At Arch Wood Protection, we understand the need for exacting standards which are intrinsic to all our products and processes. This is one of the reasons we are able to offer a guarantee (terms and conditions apply) on all wood treated with specified TanalisedTM products.

Our Ethical Standards

As an international company with plants and offices throughout the world, Arch Wood Protection employs people of different religious, cultural, social and ethnic backgrounds. But there is one culture we all share – one in which the highest principles and values are practised in everything we do, every day. We provide all our employees with clear and strict standards contained in our Code of Conduct. To download Lonza’s Code of Conduct click here.

Our SH&E and Responsible Care Standards

With focus on the Goal is Zero, we believe that it is our responsibility to make continuous progress towards the vision of no accidents, injuries or harm to the environment. To download our Safety, Health and Environmental and Responsible Care Policy Statement click here.

Our Certifications

  • B-BBEE Certificate – On the 15 June 2016, BEE Compliant confirmed the Black Empowerment status of Arch Wood Protection as a Level 4 contributor. To download the B-BBEE Verification Level 4 Certificate, click here.

    Promotion of Access to Information Manual

    To download our Access to Information Manual, click here.

    Our Membership in Industry Stakeholders

    • As a further commitment to its operating standards, Arch is a signatory to the prestigious Responsible Care initiative through Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA), a public commitment to fulfilling certain responsibilities to the wider society and the environment.
    • Arch is an active member of the South African Wood Preservation Association (SAWPA) and South African Utility Pole Association (SAUPA). Arch is also involved in sponsorships of related timber associations such as Thatchers Association of SA and are members of the Institute of Timber Frame Builders Association (ITFBA).

    Our Social Responsibility

    • Arch is committed to a Social Responsibility Program. The program includes sponsorship towards the following:
      • Supporting local school youth development sports projects.
      • Assistance and supply of learnership aids, sport and playground equipment to Vulingqondo crèche. This crèche provides support for children in the rural area.