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.

dblaze logo

1985

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

1989

Introduction of Stabilizers and Water Repellents for Treated Wood

Preserve-ACQ

1992

Introduction of Arsenic Free Preservative ACQ®

auralast

2002

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

Ecolife

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

2013

Enhanced In-Cylinder Colorants for treated wood

Preserve-CA

2015

CA-C One pack formulation

greenguard

2016

D-Blaze – First FRTW product to earn GreenGuard Gold Certification

UltraPole NXT

2018

EPA approves UltraPole NXT as alternative, environmentally-advanced preservative system for utility poles

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