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01.06.2020

Abodo Launches United States Distribution

After years of preparation, Abodo has launched US distribution in partnership with respected architectural timber company reSAWN TIMBER co.

Formally launched on 01 June, the new partnership will service the entire US market, with supply from reSAWN's own finishing facility combined with direct shipments from New Zealand.

After successfully completing Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) fire testing, Abodo's Vulcan Cladding can be used in bush fire zones in the California region - an important achievement.

"We are excited to bring Abodo's architectural timber offering to the US, offering Americans the option to choose rapidly renewable, ultra sustainable certified timbers. The US has historically relied on tropical timbers from contentious areas like Brazil for these applications - our mission is to offer the market a truly sustainable alternative."

"In our partner, reSAWN TIMBER co. we have found a highly skilled, like minded company ready to spread the message" states Daniel Gudsell, Abodo Founder and Director.

Additional ASTM testing has been performed on Abodo's glue laminated product, to further prove compliance with US requirements.

About reSAWN TIMBER co.

Based in Pennsylvania, only two hours from New York City, reSAWN TIMBER co. provides high quality, sustainable, durable options for real wood exterior cladding and interior wall/ceiling cladding to the US market.

reSAWN’s exterior designs celebrate and visually leverage wood’s inherent tendency to weather outdoors. By designing modern, high-performning, sustainable products, reSAWN has created exterior materials that are meant to age in place with grace.

Abodo’s Vulcan Cladding is a natural fit to this ethos. Each board works cohesively together yet each board has its own visual story. reSAWN's products look beautiful on day one and continue to evolve as nature and time take over – with little to no aesthetic maintenance needed.

The result is modern originality and inherent textural beauty with each and every project. For interior cladding applications, expect little to no visual change from day one of installation.

reSAWN TIMBER co. specialises in meeting the needs of architects, designers and contractors. They provide superior service and guidance in developing project specifications. Their products can assist architects in achieving their project goals in aesthetic, performance and sustainability.

"We at reSAWN TIMBER co. have always provided wood species that are sustainably harvested. In conjunction with our mission and company ethos, we continue to research and bring the most advanced high performance sustainable wood options to market - in particular modified woods. That is why we are so pleased to bring Abodo Vulcan Cladding to the US market.” - Bill Stevens III, Director of Sales at reSAWN TIMBER co.

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