Hood Distribution now offers Accoya wood to its customers
Accsys is growing the international footprint of its high-quality, sustainable wood products with the addition of Hood Distribution to its supplier network. As of January 2021, Hood Distribution now offers Accoya® wood to its customers in the south-eastern USA. This gives people in the region the chance and the choice to build more sustainably.
Mike Lee, Head of Sales North America for Accsys, said:
“Accoya is a sustainably harvested, natural wood, enhanced to be very durable, stable and resistant to the challenges of wet or humid environments. It is perfect for the diverse climates in North America. We’re pleased Hood Distribution has chosen to carry Accoya; improving availability of this long-lasting, environmentally responsible material that people want and need for the buildings they design, build and work or live in.”
Hood Industries is a blend of manufacturing and distribution, including plywood and lumber manufacturing plants and fourteen specialty wood product distribution operations. Hood Industries supports responsible forest management and is SFI-certified in its manufacturing operations and FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certified in the Distribution Division.
“We’re delighted to be offering Accoya to our customers. We’ve had more and more requests for it over the last few years, and agree that it offers a very compelling and unique proposition: it’s wood, but without the traditional drawbacks.”
With a 50 year above ground warranty, Accoya wood offers architects, specifiers and homeowners a material that will last. It is the perfect choice for decking, siding, doors and windows. The consistency, quality and stability are ideal for a wide variety of finishes that will look better and last longer.
Accoya is made from sustainably sourced fast-growing wood and contains no plastics or toxic elements to leach out, prevent recycling or cause subsequent pollution problems. It combines exceptional performance, high-quality characteristics and market-leading sustainability credentials, with Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Gold status and many more environmental accreditations.