About Us
Arch Wood Protection--a Lonza Company
The family of Wolmanized® wood products comes from Arch Wood Protection- a Lonza company. Lonza is the world's premier producer of wood treating chemicals.  With an impressive history of product advancements, we license many of the best known pressure-treated wood building materials brands including Wolmanized® Residential Outdoor® Wood, Wolmanized® Heavy Duty™ Wood, SillBor® Borate-Treated Wood, Dricon® Fire Retardant Treated Wood, FRX® Exterior FRT Wood, FrameGuard® Mold-Resistant Wood, and AntiBlu® sapstain control products. Our innovations enhance the natural qualities of wood and improve the quality of life for our communities.

Part of Lonza
Arch Wood Protection, Inc. and Arch Treatment Technologies, Inc. are Lonza companies. Over a century ago, Lonza began as a small electricity company, producing a few chemicals on the banks of the river Lonza in the Swiss Alps. Today, Lonza is one of the world’s leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets. Furthermore, it is the largest producer of microbial control chemicals, including those for wood preservation.  

More About Arch Wood Protection
Arch Wood Protection (AWP) specializes in products for the industrial pre-treatment and surface protection of wood and has global operations in North and South America, Europe, key markets in Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. AWP’s approach to business is characterized by innovative products, valued brands and exceptional customer service, including:

  • A broad range of industrial wood treatments
  • Products which improve the performance of wood, one of the world’s most sustainable natural resources
  • Treatments which make wood resistant to termites, fungi, mold, fire and moisture
  • Products which sustain the natural appearance of wood
  • Engineering and marketing services to help customers grow
  • Broad global regulatory expertise and world-class toxicology and analytical chemistry skills, offering customers solutions that contribute to the sustainability of their own products and services
  • Many products that satisfy green building and sustainability standards