Osmose Microshades Add A Touch Of Colour At Brookridge Timber

Brookridge Timber Limited is the first company in the UK to offer a revolutionary system for treating and colouring timber for use class 1-4. The Micronized copper preservative system from Osmose incorporates a Micronized pigment system marketed across the world as Microshades™.

The system has all the benefits of Micronized Timber™ which include improved corrosion protection for exterior fasteners and hardware and reduced environmental impacts. The Microshades colouring system gives an attractive and consistent medium brown colour to the timber which actually enriches with time in external applications.

“Osmose Microshades pigment system will change consumers perception of treated timber. It simply performs differently to the other dye systems currently on the market. The material is aimed at the quality end of the exterior timber market and will suit the Timber decking,Fencing Landscaping, Playground and Cladding market segments. The Microshades timber really is unique in its weathering profile it actually enriches in colour as it weathers.” Stated Andy Hodge European Marketing Director for Osmose

“We have had a long a fruitful relationship with Osmose, we were the first company to convert to Osmose Naturewood back in 2002, and we have been following the success of the MicroPro and Microshades technology in the US market and felt that we wanted to be the first to offer this revolutionary technology to our customer base alongside our current treatment options.” said Neil Lush Sales and Marketing Director of Brookridge.

“We like to be seen as leaders in our markets and the benefits that Micronized treated timber and its 15 year warranty programme is proving to be very successful with our customer base”.

Brookridge Timber was formed in 1981 and has established itself as the leading independent timber company servicing the South-West and the Midlands. Part of the Brookridge Group based in Hemyock, Devon it has diversified its business over the past five years and now has Blackdown Buildings, Ecowood Pellets and XQuay in its portfolio.

Brookridge timber treats with Micronized Copper and Microshades brown at its Bridgwater site in Somerset. This site was set up in 2008 for their XQuay operation which has been formed to offer softwood in full load consignments, for further information on Micronized Timber and Microshades visit www.Brookridgegroup.co.uk or Osmose-europe.com

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