Quebec wood building component firm Lamco debuts fire-mitigation technology

By Bill Esler
Woodworking Network
November 11, 2017
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: Canada, Canada East
SAINT-FÉLICIEN, Quebec  – Lamco Forest Products Inc. of St Felicien, Quebec entered into an agreement with Intelligent Wood Systems Ltd. of Perth, Scotland to bring the UK firm’s wood construction fire mitigation system to North America. The application is important to builders of mass wood structures, as it allays fears of fire in wood construction during the building phase. The IWS system is designed for structural timbers and plywood formulated to provide robust resistance to job site fires.  Intelligent Wood Systems Ltd. was incorporated in 2009 as an R & D company to find methods of improving existing building systems.

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