Viance, LLC was formed in 2006. Viance is a joint venture between parent companies International Flavors and Fragrances Inc. (IFFTM) and Venator® Materials PLC. Viance provides an extensive range of advanced wood treatment technologies and services to the global wood preservation industry. With expertise in wood biocides and wood protection chemicals, Viance is an industry leader in the development of advanced building material solutions that improve the performance and durability of wood products for sustainable building.
Viance’s line of pressure-impregnated wood preservative and fire-retardant product formulations are building-code compliant for residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural applications. Formulations can be used for decks, railings, fencing, structural framing, in fire retardant applications, in marine uses when wood is in contact with water, and for wood poles for the utility industry.
Viance is a Platinum Sponsor and long-time supporter of the American Wood Protection Association (AWPA). Our treated wood solutions are standardized within the AWPA; the only ANSI-accredited peer-review process to recognize wood preservative products. These treated wood solutions are also listed in the annually updated AWPA Book of Standards.
International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc. (IFF) (NYSE: IFF) is an industry leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences. IFF combines science and creativity to create essential solutions that respond to customer demands and increasing consumer preferences for natural, healthier and “better for you” products. For more information, visit iff.com.
Venator, formerly Huntsman (NYSE: VNTR), is a leading global chemical company dedicated to the development and manufacture of color pigments and performance additives. Venator markets products to a diversified group of industrial customers to bring color and vibrancy to buildings, protect and extend product life, and reduce energy consumption. Learn more at venatorcorp.com.
This is why we do what we do.
- Technical Expertise
- Mold Inhibitors
- Fire Retardant Solutions
- Termite Protection
- Performance Additives
- Engineering and Design
Viance’s line of wood treatment solutions are American Wood Protection Association (AWPA) standardized preservatives for residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial applications.
Our formulations include Ecolife®, an innovative, environmentally-advanced, non-metallic preservative and stabilizer system. For use in applications six inches or more off the ground, Ecolife offers the natural beauty of real wood combined with advances in weathering protection and fastener performance. This proprietary formula saves contractors and homeowners from having to seal their decks for up to three years after installation.
Another formulation is Preserve® ACQ which received the US EPA Green Chemistry Challenge Award® in 2002 for its revolutionary and environmentally-preferred wood preservative treatment. Preserve® provides exceptional protection for exterior wood against decay and termites and remains the most dependable and proven wood preservative used around the world for a variety of residential and commercial applications. Preserve® is backed by more than 20 years of field testing and use and is available with CA-C, CA-B and ACQ. Preserve® Plus combines CA-C or ACQ® with built-in water repellent protection that is pressure-treated deep into the heart of the wood.
D-Blaze® fire retardant treated wood (FRTW) is suitable for interior applications where fire retardant construction materials are specified by building codes. D-Blaze® treated lumber and plywood received an FR-S listing from Underwriters Laboratories® (UL) and has a very low smoke rating. D-Blaze was the first FRTW product to offer a 50-year limited warranty.
TimberSaver® PT lumber and plywood is protected from termites with Disodium Octoborate Tetrahydrate (DOT) and TimberSaver® 40 combines DOT with a highly effective termiticide to provide improved protection against all termite species.
Ecolife and Preserve® are backed by a lifetime limited warranty and TimberSaver® PT lumber and plywood offers a 40-year limited warranty.
Viance Wood preservatives systems; Ecolife, Preserve ACQ (ACQ) and Preserve CA (CA-C) are all NAHB Home Innovation Research Labs Green Certified Products for Resource Efficiency and are eligible to contribute points toward a building's certification under the National Green Building Standard™ (NGBS). Ecolife, Preserve and Preserve Plus treated wood products have also received the NAHB Research Center National Green Building Certification as “Green Approved” products.
D-Blaze treated lumber and plywood are Underwriters Laboratories® (UL) GreenGuard Gold certified products for low chemical emissions- no VOC’s or formaldehyde. D-Blaze is tested and classified by UL with a Class A (Class 1) FR-S rating.
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