LAMCO Forest Products to be enhanced with IWS Fire Mitigation Technology

04 Jan 2018

SAINT-FÉLICIEN, Quebec , Nov. 6, 2017 /CNW/ -- Lamco Forest Products Inc. of St Felicien, Quebec
today announced, they'd entered into an agreement with UK based Intelligent Wood Systems
Ltd. ("IWS") of Perth, Scotland to bring the IWS-FAST holistic Fire Mitigation system to North
America.
LAMCO VP Sales Andrew Dingman states "LAMCO's High Value/High Strength Black Spruce EWP
combined with IWS technology will leverage our strengths delivering a completely new and
Holistic approach to passive fire safety.This technology penetrates our products (LAMCO LFL® &
LAMFLOOR®) creating a self-extinguishing passive fire resistance adding moisture resistance."
LAMCO is exhibiting at the Boston USGBC/ABX http://www.abexpo.com/ November 8th-10th.

IWS, Managing Director Mr. Dave Cleverley states "The IWS technology addresses the robustness
of wood construction during the crucial course of construction stage. A system, combining
holistic strategy, unique fire retardant, and non-combustible sheathing satisfying Building Codes
in the UK that threatened a complete ban on wood frame construction due to high profile
construction site fires. Working closely with UK Timber Frame Association (UKTFA) to develop
the present Fire Guidance, IWS remains the only full product offering meeting the strictest
category of fire mitigation when correctly employed, for Course of Construction allowing wood
framing against existing buildings."


About LAMCO Forest Products Inc.


LAMCO's unique Solid Engineered Wood for structural and architectural use combines Double
T&G with Finger-Joint Technology. LAMCO LFL® and LAMCO LAMFLOOR® are engineered and
manufactured to be straight, wane free, and dimensionally stable. Each piece is machine tested
insuring incredibly strong and reliable Black Spruce products.


About Intelligent Wood Systems Ltd.


Intelligent Wood Systems Ltd. (IWS) was incorporated in 2009 as an R & D company to find
methods of improving existing building systems through innovation and technology. Parent
company Glenalmond Timber Company is family owned and operated lumber supplier Perth,
Scotland for over 90 years importing timber at their harbour facility and distributing throughout
the UK and operate the UK's single largest treatment facility and the largest structural finger joint
line, also owners of the Ultra-Joist brand is Super-Dried (average moisture content of 14%),
Graded, Finger Jointed structural timber. LimTek Solutions Inc. (LimTek) is the North American
agent and representative.
IWS "FAST" system protects the wood frame during the vulnerable course of construction stage
and lies dormant for the life of the building reacting as needed to protect against fire or water
damage. The IWS-FAST treatment, as part of the system, designed for structural timbers and
plywood formulated to provide robust resistance to jobsite fires. An audited, factory controlled
vacuum treatment process does not contain halides (chlorides or bromides), metals, phosphates
or volatile organic compounds and is non-corrosive. http://www.intelligentwoodsystems.com For
further details contact Dave Cleverley by phone: : +44 7702 254309 or emai:
djc@intelligentwoodsystems.com

About LimTek Solutions Inc.


LimTek Solutions Inc. (LimTek) since 2013 has been providing process organization solutions for
the wood truss component manufacturing industry. LimTek was selected in 2014 to transfer IWS
passive fire mitigation technology and system to North America. http://www.ultrajoist.ca/

 

 

 

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