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11/30/2022

G Wood Pro partners with J. Gibson Mcllvain

J. Gibson Mcllvain will stock and distribute Tantimber ThermoWood products.
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Tantimber G Wood Pro
Tantimber thermally modified timber from G Wood Pro.

G Wood Pro, the exclusive U.S. partner of Tantimber, a global manufacturer of ThermoWood — Thermally Modified Timber (TMT) — has expanded its U.S. distribution partnerships by adding J. Gibson McIlvain, the hardwood and lumber experts and architectural millwork service provider 

“We are very excited about what thermally modified wood means for the market,” said Caroline McIlvain, president of J. Gibson McIlvain. "Decking and siding materials are a large part of our business and we are always looking for the next innovation and next product to move the industry forward and decrease reliance on just a few products that dominate the market.”

J. B. Gibson McIlvain was founded more than 200 years ago and today has a global reach supplying large quantities of various exotic and domestic hardwoods, softwoods, marine plywood and more. Also known for its custom woodworking capabilities, J. Gibson McIlvain's architectural millwork facility can offer custom millwork services — interior trim, moldings and cabinetry, exterior siding, pergolas, and furniture — for any pro project.

“We are delighted to partner with one of the most reputable, environmentally conscious and customer centric distributors to help us expand our presence in the U.S.," said Mehmet Zenginler, co-founder and managing partner at G Wood Pro, the exclusive U.S. partner of Tantimber. "With J. Gibson McIlvain's brand recognition, reliable distribution network and performance driven sales culture, combined with our strategic marketing efforts, we are confident we will make a strong and an immediate impact in 2023.”

Sourced from FSC and PEFC certified forests worldwide, Tantimber ThermoWood products are manufactured using a patented, chemical free and eco-friendly modification process that transforms the timber into stable and durable finished wood products standing up to the most extreme environments.  

Tantimber ThermoWood is an alternative to endangered South American hardwoods, environmentally damaging petroleum-based wood imitations (WPC, synthetic/composite), and hybrid products. 

"ThermoWood products offer aesthetically pleasing, durable, stable, sustainable, chemical free and non-toxic natural wood building solutions that everyone expects when investing in a premium product." said Zengin. 

Suitable for various exterior and interior applications — decking, siding, louvers, ceilings, soffits, pergolas, decorative wall coverings, and more — Tantimber ThermoWood products are available in many unique profiles and different species, including Ash, Pine, Poplar, Iroko, and Ayous. All species, products and applications are easy to install, coat, and maintain.