History of Innovation

HISTORY OF INNOVATION

Formerly known as Chemical Specialties Inc. (CSI), Viance, LLC. was formed in 2006 into a joint venture.  Viance’s parent companies are DowDupont™ and Venator Chemicals LLC.

1985

Introduction of D-Blaze®® FRTW – Fire Retardant for Wood Products

1989

Introduction of Stabilizers and Water Repellents for Treated Wood

Preserve

1992

Introduction of Arsenic Free Preservative ACQ®

auralast

1999

Development of AuraLast® with JELD-WEN®. Commercialized in 2003

Green-Chemistry

2002

US Presidential “GREEN CHEMISTRY AWARD” for ACQ®

2008

Introduction of Ecolife™ Non-Metallic based preservative system

2011

Ecolife™ (EL2) One Pack Formulation

2012

Development of Fluorescent dye tracers for determining penetration in wood

fence

2013

Enhanced In-Cylinder Colorants for treated wood

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